Tyler Benster
Tyler Benster
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mercer Island, WA
High School: Mercer Island
Position: Distance

Before Brown: A graduate of Mercer Island High School, Tyler Benster was a four-year letterwinner in track, cross country, and swimming… He served as captain for the cross country and swim teams… Placed first in the 2007-08 Swimming State Championships in the 400 Freestyle Relay and also received two-time All-American honors in the event… Four-time 3A Team State Champion, and cross country state finalist… Member of High School Swimming Dual Meet National Champions in 2006-2007… Also Track and Field KingCO/District Finalist in 2006-2007… Named USA Swimming Scholastic All-American… Member of National Honor Society and State 3A Debate qualifier… Recipient of the University of Puget Sound Forensics Tournament Top Speaker Award along with the Mercer Island Lions Club 2008 Most Outstanding Student Athlete Award…

Personal: Tyler Benster, son of Richard and Sandra Benster, has one younger sister, Lindsay… He enjoys playing jazz and mechatronics… Concentrating in Applied Mathematics and Economics.

Concentration:  Applied Mathematics-Economics

Personal Records:
800m - 1:56.21
1,000m - 2:33.68