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Benny Lafortune
Benny  Lafortune

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Port-au-Prince, Haiti

High School:
Erasmus Hall

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 155

Position:
Midfielder

08/21/2015

SEASON PREVIEW: Breaking Down The 2015 St. John's Men's Soccer Roster

Masur set for 25th season at helm of Red Storm program.

09/24/2016

Men's Soccer vs. Seton Hall

Photos from the men's soccer 1-0 victory over Seton Hall on Sept. 24, 2016

As a Sophomore (2016)
Played in 16 games for the Red Storm at defensive midfield, making 15 starts… made his season debut against Saint Peter’s, logging 51 minutes of action (Aug. 31)… played the full 104 minutes of a 3-2 loss at No. 6/8 Syracuse (Sept. 4)… logged 110 minutes in the Red Storm’s scoreless draw to open BIG EAST action at Marquette (Sept. 17)… played the full 90 minutes of a 1-0 win over Seton Hall (Sept. 24)… registered a shot and played 71 minutes in the Red Storm’s 1-1 draw with No. 10/14 Creighton (Oct. 1)… played all 110 minutes of a 1-1 draw with Loyola, registering a shot in the process (Oct. 11)… saw 82 minutes of action in the Red Storm’s 2-1 win over No. 11/14 Butler (Oct. 15).

As a Freshman (2015)
Appeared in 13 games, including six starts … made first-career start against then-No. 13 Maryland (Aug. 30) … made collegiate-debut off the bench at then-No. 14 Indiana (Aug. 28).

At Erasmus Hall
A four-year letterwinner for the Dutchmen ... served as team captain as a senior ... earned honorable mention All-Brooklyn honors as a senior ... played club soccer for the Brooklyn Italians ... helped Italians win three-straight NYCSL championships.

Personal
Benny Christian Lafortune ... born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti ... son of Ben'Oni and Jeanne Lafortune ... has an older brother, Ben'Oni ... chose St. John's for its soccer program and academics ... lists his parents as the people he most admires and Zinedine Zidane as his favorite athlete ... majoring in English.

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