Alumni News

Alumni Accomplishments in Athletics

Athletic competition and good sportsmanship are integral components of a Benjamin education. Our student-athletes compete in a variety of sports and have excelled to the highest levels in their athletic careers. From an Olympic gold medalist to an NFL player, TBS alumni can be found pursuing their athletic dreams all around the nation. In fact, 25% of our latest graduating class went on to play collegiate athletics.

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  • Alessandra Baldari '18

    Yale University
    -All-American for final 3 years of high school
    -Palm Beach Post and Sun Sentinel All-Area High School Swimmer of the Year for final 3 years of high school
    -Attended USA Swimming Speedo Summer Junior National Championship
  • Will Nicklaus '18

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Mayra Pelayo-Bernal '15

    University of Florida
    -2015 Winter All-America Second Team
    -Florida Athletics Coaches Association All-State sA selection
    -Sun-Sentinel and Palm Beach Post 3A-2A-1A Player of the Year
    -First-team all-county
    -Listed at #22 on's Postseason Top 100 Freshmen list
  • Jerry O'Connor '14

    Yale University
    -2018 drafted to play lacrosse for the Florida Launch
    -2014 Palm Beach Post and Sun Sentinel Player of the Year

  • Catherine Cassidy '07

    -Accomplished equestrian who ran the Pegasus Mascot Program at the University of Central Florida.
    -Rode Pegasus as the UCF Knight at many football games and events
    -Helped forge a unique partnership between the "World Famous" Lipizzaner Stallions traveling show (based in Oviedo, FL) and UCF
  • Erlana Larkins '04

    University of North Carolina
    -2012 WNBA drafted by the Indiana Fever
    -2008 WNBA drafted by the New York Liberty
    -All-ACC first team in 2006, 2007, and 2008
    -Participated in the 2004 WBCA High School All-America Game
    -WBCA All-American
    -Benjamin’s all-time leading scorer with over 3,000 career points
  • Julian Reynolds '95

    Georgetown University
    -Held 16 state titles
    -State of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame
    -Professional Nike Track and Field Athlete
    -One of the first females to accept a full scholarship to Georgetown University

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  • Jordan Travis '18

    Florida State University
    -Lou Groza Player of the year award, Palm Beach County
  • Kylie Borislow '16

    University of Florida
    -2016 Names Athlete of the Week for CBS Sports Channel 12
    -2015 Palm Beach Post Girls Soccer Small Schools All-Area second team
    -2014 Sun Sentinel Class 3A-2A-1A first team
    -2013 Florida Athletic Coaches Association 2A All-State selection and Sun Sentinel All-County first team
  • Bennett Sousa '14

    University of Virginia
    -2018 drafted MLB to the Chicago White Sox
    -Won a national title as a freshman in 2015 with the Virginia Cavaliers
    -First team All-Area pick in high school
  • Kelly Okun '11

    College of William and Mary
    -2017 Has status with the Symetra Tour and LET Access
    - 2017 competed in both the LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour (LET) Qualifying School
    -Competed in the National Women’s Golf Association (NWGA) tour events
    -Competed in the Australian Ladies Professional Golf (ALPG) tour
    -Ranked 4th in William and Mary’s history for rounds of par or better
    -Ranked 11th for best career scoring average at William and Mary
  • Greg Norman Jr. '05

    Kiteboarding and Wakeboarding
    University of Miami
    -2016 and 2017 opened Shark Wake Park, a full-size cable watersports park, in North Myrtle Beach, SC and in West Palm Beach, FL
  • Brennan Curtin '99

    Notre Dame
    -2003 drafted by the Green Bay Packers
    -Offensive Tackle
  • Ryan Berube '92

    -1996 Olympic Gold Medalist for the 4X200 meter freestyle relay
    -Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame
    -Won state titles in the 200 yard individual medley and 500 yard freestyle
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