2014-15 Bentley University Men's Track & Field News

  • 10 Bentley Teams & 348 Student-Athletes Recognized by Northeast-10 for Academic Excellence
    July 08, 2015
    A record ten Bentley University teams have received 2014-15 Team Academic Excellence Awards from the Northeast-10 Conference, an award presented to the program in each of the conference’s 24 sports that achieved the highest grade point average.
  • Alatalo & Haas Chosen for Academic All-Northeast-10 Men’s Track Team
    June 30, 2015
    Erik Alatalo (Wilmington/Wilmington HS) and Nik Haas (Ramsey, N.J./Ramsey HS), rising juniors at Bentley University, have been selected for the 2015 Academic All-Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Team, which was announced Wednesday.
  • Alatalo Selected for CoSIDA Academic All-District Track & Cross Country Team
    May 27, 2015
    Bentley University sophomore Erik Alatalo (Wilmington/Wilmington HS) has been selected for the 2014-15 Capital One Division II Academic All-District 1 men’s track and cross country team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). District 1 includes student-athletes competing in the Northeast-10 Conference, the East Coast Conference and the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference.
  • Sihvonen Selected as NE-10 Men’s Field Rookie of the Year
    May 14, 2015
    The list of accolades for Bentley University javelin thrower Holt Sihvonen (Lebanon, Conn./Lyman Memorial HS) grew Thursday when the freshman was named the Men’s Field Rookie of the Year in the Northeast-10 Conference.
  • Sihvonen Claims 4th NE-10 Rookie of the Week Award
    May 13, 2015
    For the fourth time this spring, Bentley University freshman Holt Sihvonen (Lebanon, Conn./Lyman Memorial HS) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Field Rookie of the Week.
  • Brennan & Sihvoven Selected for USTFCCCA All-East Region Honors
    May 12, 2015
    Two Bentley University track and field athletes, junior Sarah Brennan (Quincy/Notre Dame Acad.) and freshman Holt Sihvoven (Lebanon, Conn./Lyman Memorial HS), have been selected for Division II All-East Region honors by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
  • Albanese & Men’s 4x800 Lead Bentley During Final Day of New Englands
    May 09, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A school record by junior Samantha Albanese (Lynnfield/Lynnfield HS) and a seventh-place finish by the men’s 4x800 relay team were among the top performances for the Bentley University track and field team as the 2015 New England Championships concluded Saturday at MIT’s Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • Sihvonen Earns All-New England Honors with 4th-Place Finish
    May 08, 2015
    Bentley University freshman Holt Sihvonen (Lebanon, Conn./Lebanon HS) earned All-New England honors by virtue of placing fourth in the javelin at the New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association Championships Friday afternoon at MIT’s Henry Steinbrenner Track.
  • Maffiolini Achieves a 4th during NE-10 Championships
    May 02, 2015
    Bentley University junior Sarah Brennan (Quincy, Mass./Notre Dame Academy) posted the highest finish achieved by a Falcon student-athlete on Saturday when she ran to second place in the 5,000 meters during the second and final day of the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Championships at Southern Connecticut State University.On the men’s side, Bentley’s highest finish of day two was achieved by senior Steve Maffiolini (Southington, Conn./Southington HS) as he was fourth of 23 in the 400 meters. He improved on his PR by 0.44 seconds with his 49.40 sixth best in school history.
  • Sihvonen Earns All-Conference Honors with 2nd-Place Finish in NE-10 Championships
    May 01, 2015
    Bentley University freshman Holt Sihvonen (Lebanon, Conn./Lyman Memorial HS) earned second-team All-Conference honors by virtue of his second-place finish in the javelin during day one of the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships Friday at Southern Connecticut State.
  • Brennan, Sihvonen & Skarin Earn Weekly Honors from Northeast-10
    April 30, 2015
    Three members of the Bentley University outdoor track and field team, including junior distance runner Sarah Brennan (Quincy/Notre Dame Academy), have received weekly honors from the Northeast-10 Conference for their performance in last Friday’s Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational. Brennan was cited as the NE-10 Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, freshman Holt Sihvonen (Lebanon, Conn./Lyman Memorial HS) received a third consecutive NE-10 Men’s Field Rookie of the Week honor, and freshman Nick Skarin (Sunapee, N.H./Sunapee HS) was the choice as the NE-10 Men’s Track Rookie of the Week.
  • Bentley Falcons Set for Northeast-10 Outdoor Track Championships Friday and Saturday
    April 30, 2015
    Fifteen members of the Bentley University men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams are listed in the top ten of their respective events for this weekend’s Northeast-10 Conference Championships, which will be held at Southern Connecticut State University. Individual field events get underway Friday afternoon at 2 pm and the first track event is scheduled for 3:30 pm.
  • Cooper & Sihvonen Post Winning Performances as Bentley Takes 2nd in Skyhawk Invitational
    April 24, 2015
    EASTON, Mass. – Junior David Cooper (Woburn/Woburn HS) and freshman Holt Sihvonen (Lebanon, Conn./Lyman Memorial HS) registered winning performances to help the Bentley University men’s track and field team finish second in the Skyhawk Invitational Friday night at Stonehill College’s W.B. Mason Stadium.
  • Sihvonen Repeats as NE-10 Men’s Field Rookie of the Week
    April 23, 2015
    For the fourth consecutive week, Bentley University has produced the Men’s Field Rookie of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference with freshman Holt Sihvonen (Lebanon, Conn./Lyman Memorial HS) a repeat honoree after an outstanding performance in the MIT Sean Collier Invitational on Saturday.
  • Sihvonen Posts Winning Performance in Javelin for 2nd Straight Week
    April 18, 2015
    Bentley University freshman Holt Sihvonen (Lebanon, Conn./Lyman Memorial HS) finished first in the javelin for the second straight meet while competing in the Sean Collier Invitational at MIT’s Henry Steinbrenner Stadium Saturday afternoon.
  • Strong Performances for Bentley at Larry Ellis Invitational
    April 17, 2015
    Senior Christian Connolly (Kingston, Mass./Silver Lake Regional HS) and freshman Nick Skarin (Sunapee, N.H./Sunapee HS) each achieved a personal best in the 800 meters while competing for the Bentley University men’s track and field team at the Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton University.
  • Sihvonen Named NE-10 Men’s Field Rookie of the Week; 3rd Straight Week a Falcon Has Received That Honor
    April 15, 2015
    After approaching the school record in the javelin, Bentley University freshman Holt Sihvonen (Lebanon, Conn./Lyman Memorial HS) has been named the Men’s Field Rookie of Week in the Northeast-10 Conference.
  • Chiulli & Sihvonen Post Victories during Silfen Invitational
    April 11, 2015
    Junior John Chiulli (Lynbrook, N.Y./Lynbrook HS) and freshman Holt Sihvonen (Lebanon, Conn./Lyman Memorial HS) turned in winning performances as the Bentley University men’s outdoor track and field team finished fourth of 14 in the Silfen Invitational at Connecticut College Saturday.
  • Haas & Albanese Post Bentley’s Top Finishes during Silfen Distance Invitational
    April 10, 2015
    Sophomore Nik Haas (Ramsey, N.J./Ramsey HS) and junior Samantha Albanese (Lynnfield, Mass./Lynnfield HS) had the highest finishes for the Bentley University outdoor track team during Friday night’s Silfen Distance Invitational at Connecticut College. Each was fourth of 12 in their respective event.
  • Kraft Repeats as Northeast-10 Field Rookie of the Week
    April 10, 2015
    For the second straight week, Bentley freshman Beau Kraft (Bayport, N.Y./ Bayport-Blue Point HS) has been named the Men’s Field Rookie of the Year in the Northeast-10 Conference.
  • Skarin, Kraft and Cooper Post Winning Efforts in Corsair Classic; Bentley Finishes 2nd
    April 04, 2015
    Led by winning performances from junior David Cooper (Woburn/Woburn HS) and freshmen Nick Skarin (Sunapee, N.H./Sunapee HS) and Beau Kraft (Bayport, N.H./Bayport-Blue Point HS), the Bentley University men’s outdoor track and field team finished second among 17 teams in the Corsair Classic Saturday at UMass-Dartmouth.
  • Bentley Places 3 on Academic All-Northeast-10 Indoor Track Team
    April 03, 2015
    Sophomore Nik Haas (Ramsey, N.J./Ramsey HS), senior Christian Connolly (Kingston/Silver Lake Reg. HS) and senior Tara Dooley (Lee/Lee HS) are Bentley University’s representatives on the 2014-15 Academic All-Northeast-10 Conference indoor track team.
  • Kraft Named NE-10 Men’s Field Rookie of the Week
    March 31, 2015
    Bentley University freshman Beau Kraft (Bayport, N.Y./Bayport-Blue Point HS) has been named the Men’s Field Rookie of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference after his outstanding performance Saturday in the outdoor season-opening Tufts Snowflake Classic.
  • Haas & Kraft Open Outdoor Season with Winning Performances
    March 28, 2015
    In the cold and the flurries at Tufts University Saturday afternoon, the Bentley University men’s track and field team received winning performances from sophomore Nik Hass (Ramsey, N.J./Ramsey HS) and freshman Beau Kraft (Bayport, N.Y./Bayport-Blue Point HS) as it opened its outdoor season at the appropriately-named Tufts Snowflake Classic.
  • Boston Globe West: "Catching up with Mark Ivanov"
    March 05, 2015
    Boston Globe sports correspondent Marvin Pave recently caught up with former Bentley All-America decathlete Mark Ivanov, a 1995 inductee into the Bentley Athletic Hall of Fame. Here's his feature, which appeared in the Mar. 1 edition of the Globe West and online at www.bostonglobe.com.
  • Bentley Completes Competition in New England Championships
    February 28, 2015
    Three Bentley University student-athletes participated Saturday as the 2015 New England Indoor Track and Field Championships came to a close at Boston University’s Track and Tennis Center.
  • Bentley competes in day 1 of New Englands
    February 27, 2015
    On the men’s side, senior Christian Connolly (Kingston/Silver Lake Regional HS) moved to number eight on Bentley’s all-time list in the 800 meters as he placed 23rd over in 1:55.51. That bettered his previous best by 0.76 seconds.
  • Connolly Leads Bentley Men during Northeast-10 Championships
    February 21, 2015
    During Saturday’s Northeast-10 Conference Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center, senior Christian Connolly (Kingston/Silver Lake Regional HS) placed sixth in the 800 meters, the highest finish for a member of the Bentley University men’s indoor track and field team. His time was 1:58.10.
  • Bentley Set for Saturday’s Northeast-10 Indoor Track Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center
    February 20, 2015
    The Bentley University Falcons will be at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston Saturday afternoon and evening for the 14th annual Northeast-10 Conference Indoor Track Championship. Action is scheduled to get underway at 4 pm.
  • Haas Excels in Mile during David Hemery Valentine’s Invitational
    February 14, 2015
    Sophomore Nik Haas (Ramsey, N.J./Ramsey HS) turned in a strong performance in the mile while competing for the Bentley University men’s indoor track and field team in Saturday’s BU David Hemery Invitational at the Boston University Track and Tennis Center.
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