Bentley Rolls Past Franklin Pierce, 8-1Three different players won in both singles and doubles to lead Bentley University to an 8-1 victory over Franklin Pierce in a Northeast-10 match on Tuesday afternoon at the Adirondack Club.
Suchanek Tabbed Northeast-10 Rookie of the WeekBentley University’s Tiffany Suchanek (Waterville, Maine/Waterville) was tabbed the Northeast-10 Women’s Tennis Rookie of the Week, the conference announced on Tuesday. It’s the second time in three weeks she’s won the award.
Bentley Debuts at No. 20 in USILA/Nike Division II PollWith three straight victories, Bentley University debuted in the USILA/Nike Division II Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Poll this week, at No. 20. The team is 3-1 overall, and 2-0 in Northeast-10 games, ahead of Tuesday night’s home opener against Southern New Hampshire.
Morena, Mattson Run to Victory at Bridgewater in Outdoor OpenerSenior Julia Morena (Boylston/Tahanto Reg. HS) and sophomore Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) turned in winning efforts for the Bentley University women’s outdoor track team during the outdoor season-opening Bridgewater State Invitational Saturday.
Steal of Home in 13th Gives New Haven Doubleheader Sweep of BentleySenior shortstop Tom Walraven (Pine Bush, N.Y) stole home with two outs in the bottom of the 13th to give the University of New Haven a 2-1 game-two win and a sweep of its Northeast-10 Conference baseball doubleheader with Bentley University Saturday afternoon at Frank Vieira Field. The score in the opener was 5-0.
Roberts Wesleyan Slips Past Bentley, 5-4Visiting Roberts Wesleyan used an early advantage of doubles to clip the Bentley University women’s tennis team in a non-conference match on Saturday afternoon, 5-4.
Gemma Repeats as WBCA Division II Coaches All-America; Also Recognized by D2CCABentley University senior forward Jen Gemma (Milton/Fontbonne Academy), the all-time leading scorer in the history of the winningest women’s basketball program in Division II history, has been selected to the 10-player WBCA Division II Coaches All-America by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association for the second straight year.
Stevens Named WBCA Division II East Region Coach of the YearLegendary Bentley University women’s basketball coach Barbara Stevens has been named the 2016-17 Division II East Region Coach of the Year by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, the 11th time in her 31 seasons on the Bentley bench she’s earned the recognition.
No. 14 Pace Claims 15-2 Victory Over No. 19 BentleyNo. 14 ranked Pace University dealt No. 19 ranked Bentley University a 15-2 defeat on Tuesday night in a Northeast-10 women’s lacrosse matchup. Sophomore Abby Haimson led the Setter offense with four goals.
Richmond Earns 2nd-Team All-East Honors from NABCBentley University guard Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./Thomson Collegiate HS), whose sophomore season culminated with the highest scoring game ever by a Falcon, was named to the 2016-17 National Association of Basketball Coaches Division II All-District second team.
Bath Claims Northeast-10 Goalie of the Week AwardJunior Ben Bath (Kennebunkport, Maine/Kennebunk) has claimed the Northeast-10 Men’s Lacrosse Goalie of the Week Award, after helping Bentley University to a 13-5 victory over Franklin Pierce on Saturday.
Bridgeport Pulls Away for 11-4 Win over BentleyEveryone in the Bentley University lineup had at least one hit, but nine different Purple Knights scored a run as the University of Bridgeport pulled away late for an 11-4 win over the Falcons in non-conference college baseball at the University of Tampa’s UT Stadium Sunday afternoon.
Bentley Runs Past Franklin Pierce 13-5 in Northeast-10 OpenerThe Bentley men’s lacrosse team opened its Northeast-10 slate with a 13-5 road victory over Franklin Pierce on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore Alex Astarita (Bedford, N.H./Bishop Guertin) led the offensive effort with three goals and two assists.
Bridgeport Rallies Twice to Sweep Bentley, 5-3 and 3-2Junior right-hander Andrew Oswald (St. James, N.Y.) saved the opening game and earned the win in the nightcap as the University of Bridgeport twice rallied from 2-1 deficits to sweep Bentley University, 5-3 and 3-2, in a non-conference college baseball doubleheader at the University of Tampa’s UT Stadium Saturday afternoon.
Kulikowski Impresses During Day 1 of Bob Writz InvitationalIn his first action of the spring season, Bentley University sophomore Doug Kulikowski (Pittsford, N.Y./Pittsford Sunderland HS) turned in a strong showing Saturday during the opening day of the Bob Writz Invitational at the Bear Creek Golf Club.
Bentley Golf Will Make Spring Debut This Weekend in ColoradoAlthough the courses in Massachusetts are snow covered, that’s not the case in Colorado where the Bentley University golf team will open the spring portion of its schedule this weekend by competing in the Bob Writz Invitational, hosted by Colorado Mines at the Bear Creek Golf Club in Denver.
Sullivan, Diskin Lead Bentley Past Bridgeport, 3-1Right-hander Bill Sullivan (Carver, Mass./Carver HS) pitched a complete game six-hitter and freshman Tom Diskin (East Hampstead, N.H./Pinkerton Academy) was involved in all three of his team’s runs as Bentley University posted a 3-1 win over the University of Bridgeport in non-conference baseball action at the University of Tampa’s UT Stadium Friday afternoon.
French Signs with AHL’s Utica CometsBentley University captain and 3rd all-time leading scorer in its Division I era, Max French has signed an agreement with the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League, the team announced Friday.