2018-19 Bentley University Women's Track and Field News

  • Richmond, Mattson & Hansbury Honored as Bentley’s Top Senior Athletes
    June 07, 2019
    Men’s basketball All-America Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./Thomson Collegiate), record-breaking track and field standout Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) and first-team Google Cloud Academic All-America Jack Hansbury (Tyngsboro/Chelmsford HS) were recently honored as the top senior-athletes in Bentley University’s Class of 2019.
  • Three Bentley Track Athletes Selected for Google Cloud Academic All-District Honors
    May 29, 2019
    Recent Bentley University graduates Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) and Dan Hergott (Wallingford, Conn./Xavier HS), along with junior Paige Fehskens (Wareham/Wareham HS), have been selected for the Google Cloud Division II Academic All-District 1 Track and Cross Country teams by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Mattson Receives All-Region Honors from USTFCCCA
    May 15, 2019
    Bentley University senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS), whose resume includes school records in 13 events, has earned Division II All-East Region honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association in both the triple jump and the long jump for her performances during the 2019 outdoor season.
  • Mattson Represents Bentley in Army West Point Twilight Meet
    May 09, 2019
    Bentley University senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) competed in the Army West Point Twilight Meet Thursday and finished third among eight competitors in the long jump.
  • Mattson Captures NE10 Championship & Breaks School Record during NE10 Championships
    May 04, 2019
    Bentley University senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./ Smithfield HS) turned in an outstanding performance during the two-day Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Track and Field Championships, which concluded Saturday at Southern New Hampshire University.
  • Bentley Track Set for Northeast-10 Championships
    May 03, 2019
    Led by senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) and junior Alex Arnold (Saco, Maine/Thornton Academy), the Bentley University men’s and women’s track and field teams will be at Southern New Hampshire University Friday and Saturday for the Northeast-10 Conference Championships.
  • Mattson Breaks School Record Again; Also Finishes 2nd in Long Jump
    April 27, 2019
    Bentley University senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) tuned up for the upcoming Northeast-10 Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships by breaking her own school record with a winning time in the triple jump and placing second in the long jump Saturday during the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational at W.B. Mason Statium.
  • Mattson Breaks School Record, Again
    April 20, 2019
    For the 34th time in her career and the second straight week, Bentley University senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) broke a school record. The latest came Saturday during the Jay Carisella Coaches’ Invitational, hosted by Northeastern University at the Solomon Track.
  • Balzora-Rivert & Mattson Break School Records on West Coast
    April 13, 2019
    Two Bentley University women’s outdoor track and field records fell on Saturday during the Triton Invitational at the University of San Diego with junior Dominique Balzora-Rivert (Templeton, Mass./Narragansett Reg. HS) denting the record book for the first time as an individual and senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) once again making a change.
  • Mattson Wins Twice During UNH Wildcat Invitational; NCAA Provisional Qualifier in Long Jump
    April 06, 2019
    Bentley University senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) won two events and provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the long jump during the University of New Hampshire Wildcat Invitational Saturday.
  • Mattson, Bilodeau Earn 3rd-Place Finishes at Bryant
    March 30, 2019
    Senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) and freshman teammate Samantha Bilodeau (New Ipswich, N.H./Mascenic Reg. HS)) each turned in a third-place performance to lead the Bentley University women’s track and field team during the Bryant University Black and Gold Invitational Saturday.
  • Mattson Opens Outdoor Season with Win in 800
    March 23, 2019
    After a record-setting indoor season, Bentley University senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) captured the 800 meters as the Falcon women’s track and field team opened their outdoor season at the Bridgewater State Invitational Saturday.
  • Mattson Named Northeast-10 Women’s Track Athlete of the Week
    February 28, 2019
    After breaking one of her school records for the tenth time this winter, Bentley University senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) has been named the Northeast-10 Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week.
  • Mattson Closes Out Indoor Season with Another School Record
    February 24, 2019
    Bentley University senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) completed her indoor career as a collegian by breaking yet another school record while competing in a Last Chance Meet at Boston University Sunday afternoon.
  • Mattson Takes 2nd in NE10 Triple Jump with Another Record-Setting Performance
    February 17, 2019
    The ninth school record of the season for Bentley University senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) came Sunday with a second-place finish in the triple jump during the Northeast-10 Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at Smith College.
  • Mattson, Arnold Place at NE10 Championships; Another School Record for Hurwitz
    February 16, 2019
    Senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) and junior Alex Arnold (Saco, Maine/Thornton Academy) placed for the Bentley University Falcons during day one of the Northeast-10 Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Saturday at Smith College.
  • Mattson, Hurwitz Break Records for 2nd Straight Day
    February 09, 2019
    Senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) and sophomore Sydney Hurwitz (Newton/Newton North HS) continued to rewrite the Bentley University women’s indoor track and field record book on Saturday with each breaking a record for the second straight day. Saturday’s records came during the Gordon Kelly Invitational at MIT.
  • Mattson & Hurwitz Turn in Record-Breaking Performances at BU Hemery Valentine’s Invitational
    February 08, 2019
    Senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) and sophomore Sydney Hurwitz (Newton/Newton North HS) each broke a school record while competing for the Bentley University women’s indoor track and field team Saturday in the David Hemery Valentine’s Invitational at the Boston University Track and Tennis Center.
  • 2 More School-Record Breaking Performances for Mattson; Hergott Earns All-New England Honors
    February 02, 2019
    Bentley University senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) continued an outstanding indoor season by twice breaking one of her own school records and earning All-New England honors Saturday during day two of the New England Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center.
  • Mattson Continues to Rewrite Bentley Track Record Book
    February 01, 2019
    Once again breaking her own school record, Bentley University senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) qualified for Saturday’s finals in the 500 meters during the New England Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center Friday.
  • Bentley Tops NE10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll for 20th Straight Semester
    January 30, 2019
    For the 20th consecutive semester, Bentley University had the most selections for the Northeast-10 Conference Academic Honor Roll (formerly known as the Commissioner’s Honor Roll) with 381 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better grade point average during the fall 2018 semester.
  • Mattson Does It Again, Breaks Own School Record for 3rd Time in 4 Meets
    January 25, 2019
    For the time in four meets this winter, Bentley University senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) broke one of her own school records.
  • Mattson Breaks School Record in 500 Again
    January 18, 2019
    For the second time in three meets this season, Bentley University senior Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) broke her own school record in the 500 meters. The latest record was achieved Friday night during Northeastern University’s Joe Donahue Games at the Reggie Lewis Center.
  • Hurwitz Breaks 29-Year-Old School Record; Mattson Wins Twice at Poyau Memorial
    January 12, 2019
    Highlights for the Bentley University women’s track and field team during the Reggie Poyau Memorial at Brandeis University Saturday included a school record in the 60 meter hurdles for sophomore Sydney Hurwitz (Newton/Newton North HS) and two victories for senior standout Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS).
  • 2 Wins & a School Record for Mattson in 2018-19 Season-Opener
    December 01, 2018
    All-New England honoree Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) launched her senior year Saturday in impressive fashion, with a pair of victories and a school record during the UMass-Boston Open at the Reggie Center.
  • 6 Seniors to Serve as 2018-19 Bentley Track & Field Captains
    November 29, 2018
    The Bentley University track and field teams, who open the season Saturday with the UMass-Boston Invitational at the Reggie Lewis Center, will have a half-dozen seniors serving as team captains. Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) and Tina Touri (Watertown/Watertown HS) will be charged with leading the women’s team while the men’s captains will be Michael Carpino (Mansfield/Mansfield HS), Josh Gettings (Lowell/Lowell HS), Dan Hergott (Wallingford, Conn./Xavier HS) and Cody Murphy (Dunbarton, N.H./Goffstown HS).
  • Bentley Student-Athletes Have Highest Graduation Rate in Division II
    November 14, 2018
    For the second straight year, Bentley University is ranked number one nationally in the latest NCAA Division II Academic Success Rate report, which was announced today. Bentley, with its highest ASR in the 13 years that the NCAA has been compiling the data, was alone at the top of the rankings, two points above the five institutions tied for second, after sharing the top position a year ago. This was the fifth straight year that Bentley has achieved an ASR of 97 or better and the eighth straight they’ve been above 90.
  • 2017-18 Was a Banner Year for Bentley Student-Athletes in the Classroom
    September 20, 2018
    While a few awards are still to be announced, Bentley University athletic teams and student-athletes certainly made a mark for themselves in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year.
  • 117 Bentley Student-Athletes Receive D2ADA Academic Achievement Awards
    August 21, 2018
    117 Bentley University student-athletes have received 2017-18 Academic Achievement Awards from the Division 2 Athletics Director Association for their success in the classroom last academic year.
  • Mattson Receives USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors for 2nd Time; Both Bentley Track Teams Also Recognized for Success in Classroom
    August 02, 2018
    For the second straight year, Bentley University rising senior and track standout Stephanie Mattson (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield HS) has earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors from the United States Track and Field & Cross Country Coaches Association.