Bentley University seniors Frank Elenio (Ridgefield, N.J./Ridgefield HS) and Melissa Viator (Lubbock, Texas/Lubbock HS) have been recognized as the Northeast-10 Conference Swimmers of the Week for their performance in last Sunday’s win over The College of Saint Rose.
Senior co-captains Ryan McGeary (Paramus, N.J./Bergen Cathoic HS) and Frank Elenio (Ridgefield, N.J./Bergen County Academies) each won two events as the Bentley University men’s swimming and diving team stretched its dual winning streak to 26 with a 186-108 win over The College of Saint Rose Sunday afternoon at RPI.
Sophomore Paul Homorodean (Milford, Conn./Joseph A. Moran HS) and junior Caroline Logozzo (Wethersfield, Conn./Wethersfield HS) were among the Bentley University swimmers and divers who were recognized this week by the Northeast-10 Conference for their performance.
WALTHAM, Mass. – Longtime Bentley University swimming coach Mary Kay Samko earned her 399th and 400th wins as the Falcons’ head coach when her teams swept Le Moyne College Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center pool.
The Bentley women ran their winning streak to 12 with a 174-108 victory over the Dolphins and the men’s team dispatched Le Moyne 189-85 for their 25th consecutive dual win.
Samko, now in her 23rd season directing the Falcons, owns a combined record of 400-139, including 46-2 since the start of the 2016-17 season. Her Bentley women’s teams have strung together a 228-66 record and her men’s teams are 172-73. The Arlington resident is closing in on another milestone as she is six wins away from reaching 500 as a collegiate head coach.
The Bentley men, who won 15 of 16 events, were led by sophomore Paul Homorodean (Milford, Conn./Joseph A. Foran HS) and freshman Mark Zola (Nashua, N.H./Bishop Guertin HS).
Homorodean swam to victory in both the 100 yard breaststroke (1:00.83) and the 100 butterfly (52.94) while Zola posted first-place finishes in the three shortest freestyle events. He swam the 50 in 22.11 seconds, the 100 in 48.24 and the 200 in 1:46.84.
The two were also part of the Falcons’ winning 200 free relay team (1:27.67) and Homorodean also anchored the 200 medley relay, which took first in 1:39.19.
Six other freshmen also posted individual victories for the Falcons. They were Zach Papsco (Northport, N.Y./Northport HS) in the 200 individual medley (2:04.32), Jeremy Glick (South Windsor, Conn./South Windsor HS) in the one-meter diving (151.11), Ellis Sartorio (Mountainside, N.J./Academy for Information Technology) in the 200 back (2:03.83), Alec Lanza (Hartland, Wis./Sanford School) in the 200 breast (2:17.82), Andrew D’Annolfo (Chestnut Hill/Newton South HS) in the 500 free (4:54.35) and Owen Busser (Chelmsford/Chelmsford HS) in the second one-meter diving (198.52).
The other individual winners for Bentley were junior Jared Yoshihara (Irvine, Calif./University HS) in the 100 back (55.18) and senior Frank Elenio (Ridgefield, N.J./Bergen County Academies) in the 200 fly (1:59.81).
The women’s team, which prevailed in 11 of 16 events, had a trio of individual winners: senior Brooke Jameson (Bedford/Bedford HS), junior Paige MacNeil (Branford, Conn./Branford HS) and classmate Caroline Logozzo (Wethersfield, Conn./Wethersfield HS). Jameson was the first to the wall in the 200 free (2:01.09) and the 500 free (5:24.06) while MacNeil earned firsts in the 100 back (2:01.09) and the 200 back (2:13.00). Logozzo swept the diving with one-meter scores of 175.42 and 234.08.
The other individual wins for the women’s team were posted by junior Ari Revelas (Snyder, N.Y./Nardin Academy) in the 100 breast (1:11.30), freshman Lucy Slowe (Millis/Millis HS) in the 100 free (56.67), sophomore Selin Karadeniz (Poughkeepsire, N.Y./Arlington HS) in the 200 breast (2:36.12) and senior Melissa Viator (Lubbock, Texas/Lubbock HS) in the 200 IM (2:16.71).
Both Bentley teams are off to 2-0 starts and will return to action next Sunday at Saint Rose.
The Bentley University Falcons were well represented on the inaugural Northeast-10 Conference Swimming and Diving weekly report of the season with the honorees including senior Frank Elenio (Ridgefield, N.J./Bergen County Academies) and freshman Rona Mejiritski (Bowling Green, Ohio/Bowling Green HS).
Senior co-captain Frank Elenio (Ridgefield, N.J./Bergen County Academies) was first to the wall in three individual events as the Bentley University men’s swimming team opened its season with a convincing 178-85 win over Wheaton College Friday night at the Dana Center pool.
The Bentley University men's and women's swimming and diving teams received Scholar All-America Team Awards from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for their academic performance during the spring semester.
Eight Bentley University student-athletes, including three members of the Class of 2018, were recently chosen for Academic All-Northeast-10 honors in swimming and diving. No other conference institution had more than four swimmers and divers earn Academic All-Conference honors in swimming.
The Bentley University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams received Scholar All-America Team Awards from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for their academic performance during the fall semester.
Four members of the Bentley University men’s swimming and diving team made trips to the awards podium Sunday as the 2018 Northeast-10 Conference Championships drew to a close at WPI’s Sports and Recreation Center with the Falcons finishing in the top two for the seventh straight season.
Day 3 of the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships saw the Bentley University Falcons collect four medals, including three silver, and break four school records at WPI’s Sport and Recreation Center.
School records continued to fall for the Bentley University Falcons as the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships continued with second-day competition Friday night at WPI’s Sport and Recreation Center.
With a gold medal, two silvers and three school records in a total of four events, the Bentley University Falcons turned in an impressive opening night as the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships got underway Thursday night at WPI’s Sport and Recreation Center
The Bentley University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will be in Worcester at Worcester Polytechnic Institute Thursday and Sunday for the 2017 Northeast-10 Conference Championships with the men the defending champions and the women coming off a third-place finish in 2017.
Bentley University seniors Emily Niemiec (Meriden, Conn./Francis T. Maloney HS) and Juan Quiroga (Bogota, Colombia), along with freshman Paul Homorodean (Milford, Conn./Joseph A. Foran HS), were honored by the Northeast-10 Conference for their performance in the Falcons’ final dual meet of the season.
For the sixth time this season, a quartet of Bentley University swimmers have been recognized as the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Relay Team of the Week. Earning the latest honor was the 400 yard free relay team for their performance at Babson College.
The Bentley University men’s swimming team completed a second consecutive undefeated dual meet season and extended its winning streak to 23 with a 176-120 win over Bridgewater State University Wednesday evening at the Dr. Mary Jo Moriarty Pool.
Bentley University seniors Jonny Boains (Unionville, Conn./Farmington HS) and Juan Quiroga (Bogota, Colombia) have been selected as the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Swimmer and Men’s Diver of the Week, respectively, following their outstanding performances last week. In addition, junior Melissa Viator (Lubbock, Texas/Lubbock HS) was recognized as CollegeSwimming.com’s Northeast-10 Women’s Swimmer of the Week.