7 Ron Benigno
7 Ron Benigno
Birth Date: 07/08/1981
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Brea, CA
High School: Olinda
Position: WR
Years at Yale: ***
Notes: Speedy and sure-handed ... Strong blocker ... Is a legitimate deep threat ... One of the premier receivers in the Ivy League ... Has experience as a kickoff return man as well ... 2002: Led all Yale receivers in touchdowns with six ... Third on Bulldogs with 28 catches for 491 yards ... Made game-winning touchdown catch against Princeton when he hauled in a 11-yard pass from Jeff Mroz with 4:42 left in the fourth quarter ... Had four catches for 133 yards and two touchdowns against Columbia ... 2001: Played in seven games at wide receiver ... Shoulder injury cost him game against Holy Cross ... Had 11 catches for 176 yards ... 2000: Played all 10 varsity games on special teams ... Returned 12 kickoffs for an average of 21.5 yards per return, which was tops on the team ... Return of 54 yards against Brown was team high ... At Brea Olinda High School: Captained very successful football and baseball teams ... Played WR/DB/P on football team and center field on baseball team ... Selected to Orange County North-South All-Star Game ... Was first-team All-League as a junior and senior, and first-team All-California Southern Section ... Personal: Ronald Alan Benigno, born July 8, 1981 ... Son of Ron and Ellen Benigno ... Father played football at Navy ... Political science major ... Resides in Silliman College.