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School: Benson Graduation Year: 1932

Year Inducted: 2015

Sports Played: Tennis

High School Honors: Started playing tennis the summer before his junior year; won letters in junior and senior years and was undefeated in PIL singles matches, leading Techmen to 2nd place team finishes both years.

Post High School Career: Was Oregon State singles and doubles champion in 1935-36. Teamed with Bobby Riggs to win Wimbledon doubles trophy in 1939 (finished second to Riggs in All-England singles finale). He and Riggs won the 1940 US indoor doubles crown. Ranked 4th in the nation in 1945. Inducted into the Pacific NW Tennis Hall of Fame in 2004, the year he died.



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AC GreenAC Green

Benson ~ 1981 ~ 3 Letters in Basketball. 2nd team All-PIL as Junior; Unanimous 1st team All-PIL, All-Metro, All-State, and Oregon Player of the Year as a Senior.

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Tony RobertsonTony Robertson

Benson ~ 1989 ~ Four-year baseball letter winner. First team All-State, first team All-PIL, Oscar Meyer All-American and team captain. Three-year football letter winner. First team All-State, first team All-PIL