Maria Benatuil
Maria Benatuil
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela
High School: Colegio Integral El Avila


Total Appearances: 2

Singles Record:  1-1

Singles conference record: 1-1


  • Closed out her two year career by playing in two conference singles matches 
  • Earned a 6-2, 6-4 win at sixth singles to help UMass Boston pick up a key conference win over Salem State on September 26 

2016-17 Appeared in 13 matches in her first season with the Beacons … Posted a 5-8 mark, with the majority of her time spent playing singles … Posted a 5-7 mark in singles play, including a 5-3 mark at sixth singles … Finished 0-1 at third doubles … Recorded a 2-4 record against Little East Conference foes … Earned a 6-0, 6-0 win at sixth singles in her collegiate debut on September 27 against the University of Southern Maine … Followed up her first win, with another 6-0, 6-0 shutout win on October 4 … Made her collegiate doubles debut on October 15 in a third doubles loss against Bridgewater State University … Posted a 5-7, 6-4, 10-6 sixth singles win against Penn State Berks on March 9 … Took home a 6-2, 6-1 win at sixth singles against Salve Regina on April 2.

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Colegio Integral El Avila in 2014 ... Born on September 6, 1990 ... Daughter of Miguel Benatuil and Aleline Blanco ... Has one brother, Miguel ... Member of the UMass Boston Honors College ... Earned a spot in the Golden Key Honor Society and Tao Sigma Honor Society ... Currently majoring in Communications and English, with a concentration in professional writing.