UCLA Softball BIO
Allexis Bennett
Player Profile:
Allexis Bennett 1264380
Position: Outfielder
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Corona, Calif.
High School: Troy HS

Bennett, who was a Top 10 finalist for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year, as well as NFCA First Team All-American, NFCA West All-Region First Team, All-Pac-12 First Team and All-Pac-12 Defensive Honorable Mention, led the Bruins and was fourth in the nation with a .492 batting average ... also first with 27 multiple-hit games, 21 stolen bases and a .529 on base percentage, second with 61 runs scored and tied for third with two triples, adding six sacrifice hits, 12 doubles, 28 runs batted in and a .577 slugging ... ranked first among Pac-12 players in average and hits (93), second in stolen bases, fourth in runs scored and fifth in on base percentage ... had hits in 55 of 63 games, including 30 of the last 33 ... had a pair of 11-game hitting streaks, which tied a career high ... during her 11-game streak from Feb. 27-March 8, she hit .548 (17-for-31) with five RBI, five steals and 11 runs ... recorded an 11-game hitting streak from Feb. 7-21, batting .724 (21-for-29) with 12 runs, five RBI and five steals ... also had a nine-game streak from March 13-April 4 in which she hit .379 (11-for-29) with three RBI ... scored at least a pair of runs on 15 occasions ... posted hits and runs in all three games at the Women's College World Series, going 3-for-14 with four runs scored ... scored twice and stole a base against #4 Auburn on May 30 ... was 2-for-7 at the Los Angeles Super Regional (May 23-24) against #10 Missouri ... had a single, a run and a bases-loaded walk in game one, posting a single, a walk and a run in game two ... had six hits in eight at-bats (.750) at the Los Angeles Regional (May 15-17) with two doubles, four runs, two walks and three steals ... went 3-for-3 (two singles, one double) with two runs and two steals against CSUN (May 15) ... singled, walked and scored versus Texas on May 16 and added two hits on a single and double with a run, a walk and a steal on May 17 against San Diego State ... was 5-for-12 (.417) with two RBI and three runs in the series at #23 Arizona State (May 7-9) ... had two singles in game one and three hits (two singles and one double) with two RBI and two runs in game three ... went 6-for-8 (.750) in the series against #16 Arizona (May 1-3) with three runs, setting a career high with four singles in game three ... was 4-for-8 (.500) in the series at Oregon State (April 25-27) ... had two singles, an RBI and stole two bases in game one, recording two singles, two RBI and two runs in game two and two walks and a run in game three ... was 4-for-8 (.500) with two RBI and two runs in the series with #18 California (April 17-19), recording three hits in the middle contest and driving in runs in the other two games ... went 6-for-12 (.500) in the Stanford series (April 10-12) with four runs scored ... had two hits and two runs on April 11 and tied a school record with three doubles on April 12 ... went 2-for-2 with two RBI and two runs versus Cal State Fullerton (April 8) ... posted an RBI single on April 3 against #1 Oregon and singled and scored on April 4 ... had three hits in 10 at-bats (.300) in the series at #17 Washington (March 21-23), scoring twice and stealing a base in game one and driving in a pair in game two on a double ... went 5-for-9 (.556) in the series against Utah (March 13-15), posting two-hit contests in the first two games ... has three-hit games against Idaho State (Feb. 5), Northwestern (Feb. 13), Boise State (Feb. 15), #18 Missouri (Feb. 20) and Providence (March 8) ... notched two steals and two RBI versus NU, a pair of RBI and a steal against Boise and three runs and two steals versus Providence ... has two-hit contests against #24 Texas A&M (Feb. 6), San Diego State (Feb. 8), Utah State (Feb. 14), Indiana (Feb. 19), Ohio State (Feb. 21), Wichita State (Feb. 27), Southern Utah (Feb. 28) and UC Davis (March 7 and 8), driving in a pair against A&M.

Was named All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention, leading the Bruins with a .404 batting average ... was second with 12 stolen bases and tied for second with two triples ... also had 22 runs scored, 36 hits, seven runs batted in and seven walks ... posted one hit in eight at-bats at the Los Angeles Super Regional against #14 Kentucky (May 24-25), singling in Game 3 and scoring a run in Game 2 ... recorded two hits in seven at-bats (.286) at the Los Angeles Regional (May 16-18), singling, walking, scoring and stealing two bases on May 17 against #20 Notre Dame ... singled on May 18 versus Notre Dame ... had a pair of singles, an RBI and a walk on May 10 at #3 Arizona State ... produced five hits in seven at-bats (.714) with a pair of RBI and four runs in the Stanford series (May 2-4) ... had three hits, scoring twice, on May 2 ... drove in a pair on a single on May 3, adding a single, a walk and two runs on May 4 ... went 4-for-9 (.444) in the series at Cal (April 26-27) ... had three hits in the opener of an April 26 doubleheader, singling in the second contest ... went 5-for-9 (.556) with two runs in the Oregon State series (April 17-19) ... had two hits and scored on both April 17 and 18 ... posted two singles, an RBI, a run and a steal on April 4 at #3 Oregon ... went 6-for-7 (.857) in the Utah series (March 28-30) with five runs scored and five stolen bases ... had two singles, scored twice and stole a base on March 28 ... recorded three hits, two singles and a triple, with two runs scored and three stolen bases (tied career high) on March 29 ... drove in a pair of runs on a single in the second game of a doubleheader versus UC Santa Barbara on March 26 ... made her season debut at #5 Washington and recorded two singles, a steal and a run scored on March 22.

Was named to the All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention and Pac-12 All-Freshman Teams after ranking first on the Bruins with 16 stolen bases and third with a .357 batting average ... tied for sixth among Pac-12 players in steals ... started all 57 games she appeared in ... added a .402 on base percentage, a home run, 13 runs batted in, 34 runs scored and five doubles ... recorded 15 multiple-hit games, which tied for fourth on the team, and three multi-RBI contests ... hit a team-high .375 in Pac-12 play with seven steals ... ended the season with hits in 15 of her last 16 games, posting a .500 average (26-for-52) with 17 runs, nine RBI and seven steals ... was 9-for-18 (.500) at the Louisville Regional (May 17-19), going 3-for-3 in a pair of May 18 contests ... swiped two bags and scored twice against IPFW ... belted her first career homer later that night versus #12 Louisville, driving in five runs ... went 6-for-11 (.545) in the Oregon State series (May 9-11), posting two singles and a stolen base on May 10 and three hits, including a two-RBI triple, two runs scored and a stolen base on May 11 ... had hits in all three games of the series with #4 Oregon (April 26-28), going 5-for-9 ... had two singles, including a two-run base hit on April 27 ... also had two singles, scored a run and stole a base on April 26 ... recorded back-to-back, two-hit games on April 20 at #22 Arizona and April 24 against UCSB, scoring twice in each contest ... had three singles and scored a run on April 11 against #8 California ... went 3-for-3 with a steal and a double on April 3 against #19 Washington ... recorded two singles in the March 29 contest at #15 Stanford ... posted a pair of two-hit games on March 10 against UNLV and Charleston Southern, scoring in each contest ... recorded a single and a double against Fresno State, scoring three runs and stealing three bases ... went 2-for-2 with a double and a run versus Seattle University on Feb. 16 ... drove in her first collegiate run on a bases-loaded walk against San Jose State (Feb. 16), adding a single and a run ... scored twice and walked twice, and also stole her first collegiate base, versus #20 Hawai’i on Feb. 15 ... picked up her first collegiate hit against Wright State on Feb. 9.

Bennett was a two-sport athlete at Troy High School in Fullerton, Calif. ... played four years of center field and shortstop in softball, as well as lettering one year as a guard on the basketball team ... earned All-Freeway League honors all four seasons ... was also named team MVP and Offensive Player of the Year all four years, as well as Defensive POY in each of the last three seasons ... hit .588 in her senior campaign with 20 runs batted in, 46 stolen bases and 36 runs scored ... earned academic honors all four years ... coached by Marlon Buttram ... played travel ball with OC Batbusters under coach Gary Hanning ... placed first in the Colorado Tournament in 2012, second in Colorado in ‘11 and first in PGF, ASA Nationals and Colorado in 2010. 

Born Allexis Lauren Bennett in Richland, Wash. ... nickname is Chip ... parents are Mari and Robert Bennett ... has two younger sisters, Kennedee and Stella ... chose to attend UCLA because it has tradition, a huge history of winning and it is one of the most prestigious universities in the world ... things she likes the most about softball are learning something new every day and playing with the best of the best ... favorites include the television show “Tom and Jerry”, singer Tim McGraw, the movie “The Lion King” and the Seattle Seahawks ... biggest athletic thrill was going to the Women's College World Series last season ... hobbies include reading the bible, going on mission trips, hanging with Christian friends and blasting music while driving in the car with friends ... favorite academic class is phy sci 5 ... majoring in political science, with the career objective of becoming a coach.

Allexis Bennett's Career Statistics
2013 .357 57-57 157 34 56 5 1 1 13 66 .420 9 3 18 0 .402 0 3 16-21
2014 .404 33-33 89 22 36 1 2 0 7 41 .461 7 0 10 0 .448 0 3 12-15
2015 .492 63-63 189 61 93 12 2 0 28 109 .577 15 2 14 0 .529 2 6 21-26
TOTALS .425 153-153 435 117 185 18 5 1 48 216 .497 31 5 42 0 .467 2 12 49-62

Allexis Bennett's Game Highs
AT-BATS 6, vs. Auburn (5/30/15)
RUNS SCORED 3, vs. Fresno State (3/1/13)
3, vs. Providence (3/8/15)
HITS 4, vs. Arizona (5/3/15)
RUNS BATTED IN 5, at Louisville (5/18/13)
DOUBLES 3, at Stanford (4/12/15)
TRIPLES 1, Five Times (last vs. California, 4/18/15)
HOME RUNS 1, at Louisville (5/18/13)
TOTAL BASES 6, at Louisville (5/18/13)
6, at Stanford (4/12/15)
WALKS 2, vs. Hawai'i (2/15/13)
2, at Oregon State (4/27/15)
SACRIFICE HITS 2, vs. Texas A&M (2/7/15)
SACRIFICE FLIES 1, vs. Indiana (2/19/15)
1, vs. California (4/19/15)
STOLEN BASES 3, vs. Fresno State (3/1/13)
3, vs. Utah (3/29/14)
HIT BY PITCHES 1, Five Times (last vs. Arizona, 5/1/15)
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