JACKSON TWP. Jackson senior volleyball player Sarah Benson capped her successful career with the Polar Bears be committing to play for California University of Pennsylvania.
Benson, a two-year captain, was part of a senior class that did not lose a Federal League match, capturing four straight league titles. The past two seasons, she was part of a roster that compiled
a combined record of 49-5 overall and a Federal League record of 24-0. She totaled more than 1,600 assists in helping lead the Polar Bears to multiple deep tournament runs.
Jackson head coach Jeff Walck, who was on hand for Benson’s signing, cited her work ethic, athleticism and leadership as the top qualities she brings to the court and believes those will translate to the college level. California University is an NCAA Division II school playing in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference.