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5 Josiah Benjamin
Josiah  Benjamin

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
London, England

High School:
Oxford Academy

Last College:
Texas A&M International

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
D

Birthdate:
01/27/1997


11/08/2017

Regular Season Concludes at Santa Clara

Toreros continue pursuit of NCAA Tournament berth

11/03/2017

Senior Night Spoiled

Toreros drop 1-0 decision to San Francisco

11/01/2017

Senior Night Against San Francisco

Toreros are unbeaten in eight of past nine games

10/29/2017

Freshmen Fuel Comeback

Toreros score two second half goals, tie Saint Mary’s 2-2

10/26/2017

WCC Play Resumes

Toreros travel to Pacific, Saint Mary’s this weekend

JUNIOR (2017) 

  • Helped San Diego register a 1.00 goals-against average and limit opponents to 18 goals in 17 matches
  • Named to the Mike Berticelli Memorial All-Tournament Team after playing every minute of both matches at No. 10 Notre Dame (Aug. 25) and against No. 7 Indiana (Aug. 27)
  • Made his San Diego debut at No. 10 Notre Dame, starting at defender (Aug. 25)
  • Played in 14-of-17 matches, making 14 starts

PREVIOUS COLLEGE 

  • Played at Texas A&M International University in 2015 and 2016 where as a two-year starter
  • Scored three goals and tallied two assists
  • Was selected to second team All-Heartland Conference in his sophomore season
  • Was a first-team all-conference selection his freshman season
  • Named Texas A&M International's Newcomer of the Year in 2015
  • Honor roll student

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB 

  • Attended Oxford Academy where he earned four varsity letter as a Center Back under coach Tristan Lewis
  • He earned three straight MVPs for his club team Hayes & Yeading United Football Club
  • Earned varsity letters playing rugby and cricket

PERSONAL 

  • Born in London, England to Joseph and Yvonne Benjamin
  • Chose USD because of the weather and strong soccer program
  • Intersted in reading, traveling, watching soccer, spending time with family/friends and playing eight ball pool
  • His older brother, Jordan, plays basketball at Florida College
  • Planning to major in communications
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VIDEO
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
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