2013-14 Bentley University Men's Track & Field News

  • 86 Bentley Student-Athletes Receive D2ADA Academic Achievement Awards
    September 02, 2014
    Eighty-six Bentley University student-athletes have received 2013-14 Academic Achievement Awards from the Division 2 Athletics Director Association for their success in the classroom last academic year.
  • Varsell Earns 1st-Team Capital One Academic All-America® Honors for 3rd Time; Dooley & Higgins Also Honored
    June 25, 2014
    Amy Varsell (Burlington, Conn./Lewis S. Mills HS), the most decorated student-athlete in Bentley University women’s track history, and Bentley cross country standout Tara Dooley (Lee/Lee HS) have been selected for the 2014 Capital One NCAA Division II Academic All-America® Women’s Track & Field and Cross Country team by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Coach Kevin Curtin’s team was also represented on the Capital One NCAA Division II Academic All-America team in men’s track and cross country with recent graduate Conor Higgins (Randolph, N.J./Randolph HS) receiving third-team recognition.
  • Bentley Track Places Four on Academic All-NE-10 Team
    June 24, 2014
    Four members of the Bentley University outdoor track and field team, including recent graduate Ashley Nichols (Kenmore, Wash./Inglemoor HS), have been named to the 2014 Academic All-Northeast-10 Conference team, which was announced today.
  • Five Bentley Track & Field Athletes Earn Capital One Academic All-District Honors
    May 30, 2014
    Two-time first-team Capital One Academic All-America® Amy Varsell (Burlington, Conn./Lewis S. Mills HS) took a step towards earning the honor for a third time as she, along with four teammates, were selected for the 2014 Capital One NCAA Division II Academic All-District 1 track and cross country team.
  • Beckwith Named NE-10 Men's Field Rookie of the Week
    May 14, 2014
    Bentley University freshman Eric Beckwith (North Attleboro/North Attleboro HS) has been named the Men’s Field Rookie of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference following his strong showing in the New Englands on Saturday.
  • 3 Bentley Student-Athletes Earn All-Region Honors from the USTFCCCAA
    May 14, 2014
    Senior Ashley Nichols (Kenmore, Wash./Inglemoor HS) and juniors Chris Ricci (Coventry, R.I./Bishop Hendricken HS) and Brynnan Farrington (Shirley/Ayer HS) earned Division II Outdoor Track and Field All-East Region honors from the United States Track and Field & Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for their performance during the spring season.
  • Higgins & Varsell Named to Academic All-Northeast-10 Team for Indoor Track
    May 12, 2014
    Senior Conor Higgins (Randolph, N.J./Randolph HS) and graduate student Amy Varsell (Burlington, Conn./Lewis S. Mills HS), middle distance runners at Bentley University, were recently named to the Academic All-Northeast-10 Conference team for indoor track.
  • Bentley Record for Men's 4x800 Broken at New Englands
    May 10, 2014
    A member of each class, including senior Conor Higgins (Randolph, N.J./ Randolph HS), combined to break a 13-year-old school record in the men’s 4x800 meter relay to top the list of achievements for the Bentley University men’s and women’s outdoor track teams during the New England Championships, which concluded Saturday at Westfield State College.
  • Powell & Beckwith Lead Bentley Men during Northeast-10 Championships
    May 03, 2014
    Freshmen Matt Powell (Charlton/St. John’s Shrewsbury HS) and Eric Beckwith (North Attleboro/North Attleboro HS) were among the top performers for the Bentley University men’s outdoor track and field team during the final day of competition in the 2014 Northeast-10 Conference Championships Saturday at Stonehill College’s W.B. Mason Stadium.
  • Uthman-Olukokun Qualifies for Northeast-10 Finals in 100 & 200
    May 02, 2014
    Bentley University sophomore Edy-Elliot Uthman-Olukokun (West Warwick, R.I./West Warwick HS) qualified for Saturday’s finals in both the 100 and 200 meters during the opening day of the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Stonehill College’s W.B. Mason Stadium on Friday.
  • Bentley Track Set for Northeast-10 Championships Friday and Saturday
    May 01, 2014
    Sixteen members of the Bentley University men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams are seeded in the top eight in at least one event for this weekend’s Northeast-10 Conference Championships, which will be contested at Stonehill College’s W.B. Mason Stadium Friday and Saturday.
  • Haas Named Northeast-10 Men’s Track Rookie of the Week
    April 30, 2014
    Bentley University freshman Nik Haas (Ramsey, N.J./Ramsey HS) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Track Rookie of the Week after his outstanding performance in Friday night’s Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational.
  • Beckwith Sets School Record in Shot; Charter Finishes 1st in Long Jump
    April 25, 2014
    Bentley University freshman Eric Beckwith (North Attleboro/ North Attleboro HS) broke the school record in the shot put and junior teammate Anthony Charter (Hubbardston/Quabbin Reg. HS) finished first in the long jump to top the list of performances by the Falcon men’s outdoor track and field team during Friday night’s Skyhawk Invitational at Stonehill College’s W.B. Mason Stadium.
  • Powell Cited by Northeast-10 after Competing in Decathlon at UMass
    April 23, 2014
    Bentley University freshman Matt Powell (Charlton/St. John’s Shrewsbury) has been named the Men’s Field Rookie of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference after his effort in the decathlon out at the University of Massachusetts.
  • Maffiolini & Charter Record 2nd-Place Finishes During Sean Collier Memorial at MIT
    April 19, 2014
    Junior Steve Maffiolini (Southington, Conn./Southington HS), with a second-place in the 400 meters, and classmate Anthony Charter (Hubbardston/Quabbin Reg. HS), with a similar finish in the long jump, had the highest finishes for the Bentley University men’s outdoor track and field team during Saturday’s Sean Collier Memorial Invitational at MIT’s Henry Steinbrenner Track.
  • Powell Finishes 4th in Decathlon; Leahy Breaks School Record in Heptathlon
    April 18, 2014
    Freshman Matt Powell (Charlton/St. John’s Shrewsbury HS) and sophomore Olyvia Leahy (New Bedford/New Bedford HS) turned in solid performances for the Bentley University outdoor track and field team while competing in the UMass-Amherst Multis, which concluded Friday at the UMass Track and Field Complex.
  • Powell, Leahy Turn in Solid Day One Performances in UMass Multis
    April 17, 2014
    Bentley University freshman Matt Powell (Charlton/St. John’s Shrewsbury) and sophomore Olyvia Leahy (New Bedford/New Bedford HS) turned in solid performances Thursday during the opening day of the UMass Multis at the UMass Track and Field Complex.
  • Bentley Men Collect Three Fourths during UNH Wildcat Classic
    April 12, 2014
    Three members of the Bentley University men’s outdoor track and field hockey team earned three fourth-place finishes while competing in the predominantly-Division I Wildcat Classic at the Reggie F. Atkins Track at the University of New Hampshire Saturday.
  • Strong Posts Winning Effort in Triple Jump during Corsair Classic
    April 05, 2014
    Competing in the outdoor triple jump for the first time as a collegian, Bentley University sophomore Anthony Strong (Macungie, Pa./Emmaus HS) turned in a winning effort in the event while competing in the Corsair Men’s Track and Field Classic Saturday at UMass-Dartmouth.
  • Nichols Breaks School Record at Raleigh Relays; Strong Showing for Uthman-Olukokun
    March 29, 2014
    Sophomore Edy-Elliot Uthman-Olukokun (West Warwick, R.I./West Warwick HS) also had a strong showing in the massive meet. He finished ninth of 69 in the college long jump, clearing 21 feet, 11.75 inches, and he also ran the 100 meters in 11.02 seconds, placing 38th of 122.
  • Ricci, Charter & Beckwith Post Top 3 Finishes at Tufts Snowflake Classic
    March 29, 2014
    Junior Chris Ricci (Coventry, R.I./Bishop Hendricken HS), classmate Anthony Charter (Hubbardston, Mass./Quabbin Reg. HS) and freshman Eric Beckwith (North Attleboro/North Attleboro HS) all turned in top three performances in field events as the Bentley University men’s outdoor track team competed in the Tufts University Snowflake Classic Saturday at the Dussault Track.
  • Batzinger & Simonini Top Performers for Bentley at Bridgewater
    March 22, 2014
    Senior Aubrey Batzinger (Wallingford, Conn./Lyman Hall) and sophomore Joe Simonini (Revere/ Revere HS) were the top performers for the Bentley University track and field team as the outdoor season got underway with the Bridgewater State Bears Invitational Saturday.
  • Beckwith Named Northeast-10 Men's Field Rookie of the Week
    March 03, 2014
    After a career effort during Sunday’s Last Chance Meet at the Boston University Track and Tennis Center, Bentley University freshman Eric Beckwith (North Attleboro/ North Attleboro HS) has been named the Men’s Field Rookie of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference.
  • Bentley Athletes Set Three New PRs during BU Last Chance Meet
    March 02, 2014
    Three members of the Bentley University men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams competed in the Boston University Last Chance Meet Sunday at the BU Track and Tennis Center, and each one came away with a new personal best.
  • Bentley's 4x800 Relay Makes a Mark on Falcon Record Book at New Englands
    March 01, 2014
    In the men’s 4x800, the quartet of senior Conor Higgins (Randolph, N.J./Randolph HS), junior Christian Connolly (Kingston/Silver Lake Reg. HS), sophomore Anthony Lacey (Ogdensburg, N.J./Pope John XXIII) and freshman Nik Haas (Ramsey, N.J./Ramsey HS) were 13th of 19 overall, and second among Division II entrants, with a time of 7:49.55. That ranked fifth on Bentley’s all-time list and was the program’s best in six years.
  • Uthman-Olukukon Shines for Bentley During Northeast-10 Championships
    February 22, 2014
    Sophomore Edy-Elliot Uthman-Olukokun (West Warwick, R.I./West Warwick HS) had an impressive meet while competing for the Bentley University Falcons during the 13th annual Northeast-10 Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center Saturday with his performances including a first-place finish and a share of a school record
  • Bentley Ready for Saturday's Northeast-10 Indoor Track Championships; Varsell & Uthman-Olukokun Top List of Falcon Qualifiers
    February 21, 2014
    The Bentley University Falcons will be at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston Saturday afternoon and evening for the 13th annual Northeast-10 Conference Indoor Track Championships. Action is scheduled to get underway at 4 pm.
  • Beckwith Named NE-10 Men's Field Rookie of the Week
    February 18, 2014
    Bentley University freshman Eric Beckwith (North Attleboro/North Attleboro HS) was named the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Field Rookie of the Week for his performance during the Tufts Cupid Challenge on Saturday
  • Maffiolini & Hichens Among Top Performers for Bentley at Tufts
    February 15, 2014
    Sophomore Connor Hichens (Sharon/Sharon HS) and junior Steve Maffiolini (Southington, Conn./Southington HS) were among the top performers for the Bentley University men’s indoor track and field team during Saturday’s Tufts Cupid Challenge at Tufts University’s Gantcher Center. Both had a pair of top-ten finishes in the meet.
  • Boston Globe West: "Hopkinton siblings follow a familiar path"
    February 13, 2014
    Boston Globe sports correspondent Marvin Pave recently profiled the Bolick family for the West section. Tim runs for Bentley, as did his father Paul, while his sister and mother competed for Connecticut College. This article appeared in the Jan. 25 edition of Globe West and online at www.bostonglobe.com.
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