Did not play competitively.
Saw action in three games, all non-Big 12 contests ... Was 1-for-2 on the season ... Also walked once ... First career hit came at Vanderbilt (3/12).
Attended Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, Tenn. ... Pitched and played shortstop for head coach Brad Myers ... Led Wildcats to second-place district finish and state tournament appearance as a senior ... TBCA Team Tennessee selection ... Also participated in the Mid-America Five-Star Showcase and the Tennessee Showcase ... Two-time all-region selection.
Full name is Wesley David Benefield ... Born May 24, 1985, in Bowling Green, Ky. ... Son of Greg and Bonita Benefield ... Business major ... Two-time Big 12 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll.