High School: Won first-team All-District 20-4A honors in 2009 after making the second team as a sophomore in 2008. ... Was also an honorable mention choice on the 2009 Texas Sports Writers Association Class 4A All-State team. ... Compiled a 12-3 record and 2.33 earned run average over his first two varsity seasons but was slowed by an injury last spring. ... Coached in high school by former Lamar baseball player Jay Stone.
Personal: Kane Owen Benoit was born on Nov. 21, 1991 in Groves, Texas. ... Parents are Kenneth and Shelly Benoit of Groves. ... Majoring in General Studies. ... Hobbies are golfing and hunting.