3 Kyle VondenBenken
3 Kyle VondenBenken
Birth Date: 02/17/1988
Height: 5-9
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sterling Heights, Mich.
High School: Henry Ford II
Position: M

2009: Started all 19 games for the Bulldogs...named to the All-Horizon League First Team...earned Second Team NCAA All-Great Lakes Region...named to the Adidas Gamecock Classic All-Tournament Team...was second on the team in assists (6) and shots(35)...finished the season with eight points on one goal and six assists.

2008: Started all 20 matches for the Bulldogs...finished fifth on the team in shots on goal (8)...scored two points on two assists...had assists against Evansville and Marshall.

2007: One of just four players to start all 20 matches...finished second on the team in assists.

2006: Played in 18 matches, including 10 as a starter, in first season with the Bulldogs...starter in nine of Butler's final 10 matches...scored first collegiate point with an assist on the game-winning goal in Butler's victory over Western Kentucky...had a career-high four shots, including a career-best three shots on goal, against Cleveland State.

High School: Three-year captain at Henry Ford II High School...earned all-conference recognition for three consecutive years...named to the All-State team as a senior...set a school record for most assists...earned four varsity soccer letters...High School Coach: David Crawford.

Club Team: Michigan Wolves.

Personal: Born 2/17/88...son of Mark and Denise VondenBenken....biomedical engineering/biology major.