41 Jake Beneke
41 Jake Beneke
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Downingtown, Pa.
High School: Downingtown West
Position: M


2011: Transfers into the Spartan program after spending two seasons at Guilford College of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference ... experience quality individual success at Guilford that he will look to bring to the York lineup ... possesses outstanding field vision which allows him to find open teammates in positive scoring positions ... has great size and strong dodging skills ... will look to make an impact right away.

2010: Played for Guilford College ... started all 16 games in which he appeared ... scored nine goals and registered 25 assists ... totaled a career-high 34 points, ranking him second on the squad ... collected 30 groundballs. (courtesy of Guilford sports information)

2009: Played for Guilford College ... appeared in 14 contests, starting 12 of those games ... scored 11 goals and distributed three assists for 14 points in just his freshman season ... those 14 points ranked third overall on the squad ... collected five groundballs. (courtesy of Guilford sports information)

Personal: Is a sport management major ... son of Andrea and Ray Beneke ... born on January 24, 1990 ... was second team all Chesmont in high school ... Names his mother as the person he most admires ... his favorite athlete is Adrian Peterson ... chose York to receive a degree in sport management ... his most significant athletic achievement was beating the state championships in four overtimes in high school