2015-16 Bentley University Women's Track and Field News

  • Bentley Places 3 on Academic All-Northeast-10 Track Team
    July 01, 2016
    Three members of the Bentley University track and field team, including recently minted CoSIDA Academic All-America Sean Nee (West Yarmouth/Dennis-Yarmouth Reg. HS), have been chosen for the 2016 Academic All-Northeast-10 Conference outdoor track and field team. Joining Nee, a May graduate, were classmate Olyvia Leahy (New Bedford/New Bedford HS) and rising senior Nik Haas (Ramsey, N.J./Ramsey HS).
  • Bentley Wraps Up Season at New Englands
    May 14, 2016
    Bentley’s women’s 4x100 relay team posted a season-best time of 51.50 seconds while placing 13th among 15 teams. That quartet included senior Olyvia Leahy (New Bedford/New Bedford HS), sophomores Monica Levy (Merrick, N.Y./Calhoun HS) and Courtney Wilson (Morrisonville, N.Y./ Beekmantown Central HS), and freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./ Smithfield HS).
  • Sihvonen Earns All-New England Honors; Mattson Also Excels
    May 13, 2016
    Bentley University sophomore Holt Sihvonen (Lebanon, Conn./Lyman Memorial HS) captured All-New England honors in the javelin by virtue of a fifth-place finish Friday afternoon during the New England Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Southern Connecticut State University. Freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) continued her strong rookie season by achieving new personal bests in both the long jump and the 400 meters.
  • Nee & Morena Lead Bentley During Day 2 of Northeast-10 Championships
    May 07, 2016
    Senior Sean Nee (West Yarmouth/Dennis-Yarmouth Reg. HS) and junior Julia Morena (Boylston/Tahanto Reg. HS) were the top performers for the Bentley University men’s and women’s outdoor track and field team during the second and final day of the 2016 Northeast-10 Conference Championships at American International College.
  • Sihvonen Becomes Northeast-10 Champion in Javelin
    May 06, 2016
    Freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) was the only Bentley woman to score Friday as she placed eighth among 23 competitors in the women’s long jump, achieving a distance of 16’9.75”.
  • Bentley Falcons Set for Northeast-10 Outdoor Track Championships Friday and Saturday
    May 05, 2016
    Thirteen 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 American International College in Springfield.
  • Mattson Named Northeast-10 Field Rookie of the Week
    May 04, 2016
    Bentley University freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./ Smithfield HS) has been chosen as the Field Rookie of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference following her performance in Saturday’s Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational.
  • Mattson Turns in Winning Effort in Long Jump at Stonehill
    April 30, 2016
    Bentley University freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) led the Falcon women’s outdoor track and field team during the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational Saturday at W.B. Mason Stadium, turning in a winning performance in the long jump.
  • Albanese & Bourgault Post Top Finishes for Bentley Women at MIT’s Sean Collier Invitational
    April 23, 2016
    Seniors Samantha Albanese (Lynnfield/Lynnfield HS) and Arianne Bourgault (Fitchburg/Fitchburg HS) had the highest finishes for the Bentley University women’s outdoor track and field team during the Sean Collier Invitational at MIT’s Henry Steinbrenner Stadium Saturday.
  • Strong Performances for Bentley Track at Princeton
    April 22, 2016
    On the women’s side, sophomore Marianne Bartolotta (Wantagh, N.Y./Holy Trinity HS) and junior Julia Morena (Boylston, Mass./Tahanto Reg. HS) achieved new personal bests while competing in the 1500 and 5000, respectively.
  • Mattson Shines for Bentley at Connecticut College
    April 16, 2016
    Bentley University freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./ Smithfield HS) turned in a pair of top four finishes to lead the Falcon women’s outdoor track and field team during the Silfen Invitational at Connecticut College Saturday.
  • Bartolotta & Mattson Record Bentley’s Highest Finishes in Yellow Jacket Invitational
    April 09, 2016
    Sophomore Marianne Bourgault (Wantagh, N.Y./Holy Trinity HS) and freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) had the highest finishes for the Bentley University women’s track and field team during the Yellow Jacket Invitational at American International College Saturday.
  • Mattson Continues to Impress for Bentley
    April 02, 2016
    Bentley University sophomore Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./ Smithfield HS) had the highest finish for a member of the Falcon women’s outdoor track and field team and achieved a pair of new personal bests during Saturday’s Tufts Snowflake Classic at rainy Dussault Track.
  • Sihvonen & Mattson Recognized by Northeast-10
    April 01, 2016
    Sophomore Holt Sihvonen (Lebanon, Conn./Lyman Memorial HS) and freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS), members of the Bentley University outdoor track team, were honored by the Northeast-10 Conference for their performance in the Bridgewater Bears Invitational last Saturday.
  • Mattson Excels in 1st Collegiate Outdoor Meet, including a Win in the Long Jump
    March 26, 2016
    After a strong rookie season indoors, Bentley University freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) continued to excel during the Falcons’ first outdoor meet of the season Saturday, the Bridgewater State Bears Invitational.
  • Morena Finishes 9th in 5,000 at New Englands
    February 26, 2016
    Bentley University graduate student Steve Maffiolini (Southington, Conn./ Southington HS) was one of eight to qualify for Saturday’s finals in the 500 meters during the first day of the 48th annual New England (NEICAAA) Indoor Track Championships Friday afternoon at Boston University’s Track and Tennis Center.
  • Morena Has Highest Finish for Bentley Women in Northeast-10 Championships
    February 20, 2016
    Bentley University junior Julia Morena (Boylston/Tahanto Regional HS) finished third in the 5,000 meters during Saturday’s Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center. It was the top showing for a Falcon in the championships.
  • Bentley Set for Saturday’s Northeast-10 Indoor Track Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center
    February 19, 2016
    The Bentley University Falcons will be at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston Saturday for the 15th annual Northeast-10 Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships. Action is scheduled to get underway at 4 pm.
  • Morena Excels During David Hemery Valentine Invitational
    February 12, 2016
    Junior Julia Morena (Boylston/Tahanto Reg. HS) was one of the top performers for the Bentley University women’s indoor track and field team Friday night during the David Hemery Valentine Invitational at Boston University’s Track and Tennis Center.
  • Mattson Receives Rookie of the Week Honors from the Northeast-10
    February 08, 2016
    Bentley University freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./ Smithfield HS) has been named the Women’s Field Rookie of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference. It’s the second time this season she’s been honored.
  • Mattson Turns In Strong Performance at Dartmouth Invitational
    February 06, 2016
    Bentley University freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./ Smithfield HS) continued her strong rookie season Saturday while competing for the Falcons’ women’s indoor track and field team in the Dartmouth Invitational at the Leverone Field House.
  • Bentley Women Compete in John Thomas Terrier Classic at BU
    January 29, 2016
    Junior Julia Morena (Boylston/Tahanto Reg. HS), sophomore Marianne Bartolotta (Wantagh, N.Y./Holy Trinity HS) and freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) were among the members of the Bentley University women’s indoor track and field team who set new personal bests during the John Thomas Terrier Classic at Boston University Friday night.
  • Mattson Impresses During GBTC Invitational
    January 24, 2016
    Bentley University freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./ Smithfield HS) continued the strong start to her collegiate career while competing for the Falcon women’s indoor track team Sunday in the Greater Boston Track Club Invitational at Harvard University.
  • Mattson Leads Bentley Women at Brandeis
    January 16, 2016
    Freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) was the top performer for the Bentley University women’s indoor track and field team Saturday during the Reggie Poyau Invitational at Brandeis University’s Gosman Center.
  • Mattson Named Northeast-10 Women’s Field Rookie of the Week
    December 08, 2015
    – Bentley University freshman Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./ Smithfield HS) has been named the Women’s Field Rookie of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference after a successful collegiate debut for the Falcon indoor track team at Saturday’s UMass-Boston Indoor Invitational.
  • Wilson, Morena & Mattson Among Bentley Standouts in Season-Opener
    December 05, 2015
    Sophomore Courtney Wilson (Morrisonville, N.Y./Beekmantown Central HS), junior Julia Morena (Boylston/Tahanto Reg. HS) and freshman Steph Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./ Smithfield HS) were among the top performers for the Bentley University women’s indoor track team during the season-opening UMass-Boston Indoor Invitational Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center.
  • Boston Globe South: Catching up with Melissa Nash
    August 29, 2015
    John Johnson, a sports correspondent for the Boston Globe South, recently caught up with former Bentley track and cross country standout Melissa Nash for this article that appeared online at www.bostonglobe.com and in the Aug. 30 edition of the Boston Globe South.
  • 98 Bentley Student-Athletes Receive D2ADA Academic Achievement Awards
    August 28, 2015
    Ninety-eight Bentley University student-athletes have received 2014-15 Academic Achievement Awards from the Division 2 Athletics Director Association for their success in the classroom last academic year.
  • Dooley Named USTFCCCA All-Academic for 3rd Time; Bentley Men Post Division II’s 2nd Highest GPA
    August 06, 2015
    Bentley University track and cross country standout Tara Dooley (Lee/Lee HS) has received 2015 USTFCCCA Division II All-Academic honors from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for her combined academic and athletic accomplishments.