Ian Bennett's BiographyBack to Full Roster
Date of Birth: 08/27/1983
Birth Place: Hamilton, Ontario
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 160 lbs
College Experience: Marian (Ind.) College
Professional Experience: Chicago Storm
"I'm so excited about this next chapter," said Bennett. "New coach, new owner and new life for the Milwaukee Wave!!! It brings me so much joy and blessed to be apart of this wonderful organization, now I can finally call Milwaukee my home!!!"
"Ian was the team's leader scorer and team MVP last year," said Head Coach Giuliano Oliviero. "Ian is electrifying on the field and a definite fan favorite."
2012-13: Recorded 62 points with 25 goals and 10 assists.
2011-12: Recorded his highest point total of career in the season with 52.
2010-11: Recorded his 100th career indoor soccer point this season.
2009-10: Scored 27 points last season, the fifth most on the Wave. Notched 11 2-point goals for the second highest total on Milwaukee. Tallied 13 points in final six matches.
2008-09: Led Chicago Storm of XSL in scoring with 35 points (2 3PG, 11 2PG, 7A). Scored at least 1 point in 10 of last 12 games. Recorded season-high 8 points (1 3PG, 2 2PG, 1A) in 15-8 win at Detroit that snapped Ignition's 15-game home winning streak.
Pro career: Solid indoor debut with Chicago in 2007-08, scoring 31 points in 22 games. Has played outdoors for Charleston Battery of USL-1, Richmond Kickers of USL-2, and Palm Beach Pumas of the USL Premier Developmental League. Has two indoor championships with the Milwaukee Wave.
College: First Marian College player to receive pro contract. Honorable mention All-American in 2005 and 2006. Recorded 49 goals and 19 assists in 45 games, Also ran track. While in college played for the Hamilton Thunder in the Canadian Professional League (2001-05). After that he played for the Palm Beach Pumas of the USL Premier Developmental League.