Flagler's Beka Benge Named to Academic Team

AUGUSTA, Ga. (www.sportsdayjax.com) – Flagler College’s Beka Benge was selected to the Peach Belt Conference’s Women’s Basketball Team of Academic Distinction, presented by Barnes & Noble College, according to a release this afternoon from conference officials.

To be eligible for the academic team, a student-athlete must 1) participate in at least half of his/her team's events and be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.50 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution and has reached sophomore athletic eligibility. 


The Peach Belt Conference Sports Information Directors oversee the program.Benge, a sophomore guard, is an elementary education major at Flagler. The St. Cloud, Florida native averaged 3.8 points, 0.7 rebounds, and 0.4 assists per game. She scored a career-high 13 points at Saint Leo University (Dec. 30). 


Benge tallied 11 points vs. Lynn University (Dec. 15) with the help of three 3-pointers. She is a three-time PBC Presidential Honor Roll scholar and a two time D2 ADA award recipient.

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