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Jenni Benningfield – Assumpton – Miss KY Basketball 2000


On December 3, 1999, Jenni Benningfield’s Assumption team kicked off their season with a huge win over Christian Academy of Louisville 68-22.  Later in the season Jenni was named the 2000 Miss Kentucky Basketball.  In her four seasons at Assumption High School, the basketball team compiled a 118-17 record and she averaged 22.5 points and 12.5 rebounds.   She also was an All-American volleyball player. After a four-year career at Vanderbilt, Benningfield played professionally in the WNBA and in Spain and Australia.