University of Iowa Athletics

Ximena Benites

Class Fr.
Hometown Trujillo, Peru
High School San Jose Obrero Marianistas
Ximena  Benites - Women's Golf - University of Iowa Athletics

High School — Honored by the Congress of Peru as the South American Pre Juvenil champion in 2021… fired a career-low round of 65 (-6) in Gira de Menores 3 in 2022… finished second with a 285 (74-74-72-65)… finished second at the South American Pre-Juvenil Championship with a 293 (75-72-69-77), helping team to a gold medal… runner-up at the Gira de Menores 6 and 7… played at the Women’s Amateur Latin America Championship, carding a 308 (72-78-82-76)… tied for 16th at the South American Amateur Championship with a 310 (80-75-77-78)… finished as runner-up at Gira de Menores 3, 4 and 5… helped team to a runner-up finish at the South American Juvenil Championship, tying for sixth individually with a 302 (78-70-77-77)… won the Albierto 4 with a 226 (79-71-76) and Albierto 5 with a 217 (74-74-69)… tied for fifth at the Optimist International Junior Golf Championship with a 223 (76-73-74)… finished fifth at the UHY Detroit Junior at Forest Lake in 2021 with a 219 (69-74-76)… named the “Cruz Marianista” — the Best Student of the Year — twice… also plays the violin.

Personal — Born March 26, 2006… daughter of Santiago Benites and Celicia Romero… has an older brother, Estefano Benites… majoring in mechanical engineering.