Allexis Bennett was an offensive force during her career at UCLA; in her senior campaign, Bennett hit a team-best .400 and was a first team All Pac-12 and NCFA All-Region Selection. She also led the Bruins in runs scored with 58 and in stolen bases with 12.
Bennett’s success in 2016 continued when she represented the United States on the Women’s Elite Team. Bennett went 9-for-18 with a pair of home runs, seven RBIs and eight runs scored.
Her best season as a Bruin came as a junior, when she hit a remarkable .492, which led the NCAA. The Corona, Calif. native was a Top 10 finalist for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year, as well as an NFCA First Team All-American, NFCA West All-Region First Team, All-Pac-12 First Team and All-Pac-12 Defensive Honorable Mention recipient. Bennett led the Pac-12 in hits with 92. In addition, she led UCLA to NCAA Women’s College World Series appearances in 2015 and 2016. She had two separate 11-consecutive game hit streaks; in the second streak, from Feb. 7-21, she hit .724 (21-for-29) with 12 runs, five RBI and five steals.
In her sophomore campaign, she led the Bruins in stolen bases with 16 and was third in batting average, hitting .357. Her efforts were rewarded with All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention and Pac-12 All-Freshman Team awards. In the Louisville Regional of the NCAA tournament, she belted her first career home run in a night that saw her drive in five runs.
• USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top 25 "Watch List" (2016)
• Pac-12 Batting Champion (2016)
• NFCA First Team All-American (2015)
• USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top 10 Finalist (2015)
• All-Pac-12 First Team (2015, 2016)
• All-Pac-12 All Freshman Team (2013)
• Drafted 8th in the 2016 NPF draft by the Pennsylvania Rebellion
• Joined Scrap Yard Dawgs in 2017