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Natalie Bennion Athlete Profile

Natalie Bennion

Position: Sprinter Height: 5-7 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2012-2013 | 2015-2017 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Mission: Paris, France Last School: Skyline High School

Before BYU:

  • High School: Skyline High School under Joe Pereira
  • Member of soccer team freshman year
  • Member of track team
  • Member of Pep band, philharmonic orchestra and concert band
  • All-American in 400 free relay
  • Lettered in swimming all four years
  • Team captain senior year
  • All-Region Academic team
  • Two-time State Champion in 100 free (2011-2012)
  • State Champion in 50 free (2012)
  • Four-time State Champion in 400 free relay (2009-2012)
  • Member of State Champion team freshman and senior years
  • Club: Cottonwood Heights Aquatic Team under Todd Etherington


  • Three brothers and four sisters
  • Sister, Angela is a member of the BYU swimming team
  • Majoring in Public Health and a minor in Business Management 
  • Served an LDS mission in Paris, France (June 2013-Dec. 2014)

2012-2013 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in 10 meets for the Cougars
  • Named to All-MPSF Second Team for sixth place finish in 200 Free at MPSF conference meet (1:50.99)
  • Ranked first on the team in the 200 Free (1:49.99) and third in the 100 Free (51.51)
  • Finished 12th in the 100 Free (51.51) and fourth in 400 Free Relay (3:24.13) at the MPSF conference meet

2015-2016 | Sophomore Year

  • Contributed to a third-place finish in the 200 free relay against Oregon State
  • Contributed to a third-place finish in the 400 free relay (3:35.30) against Utah

2016-2017 | Junior Year

  • Contribued to a third-place finish in the 200 freestlye relay (1:37.24) and in the 400 freestyle relay (3:32.97) at the Colorado Mesa Intermountain Shootout
  • Recorded a second-place finish in the 100 freestyle (53.83) against Grand Canyon
  • Contributed to a first-place finish in the 400 freestyle relay (3:30.00) against Grand Canyon