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Bentley University Falcons
146 Northeast-10 Championships
80 CoSIDA Academic All-Americas
2014 NCAA Div. II Women's Basketball National Champs
2001 NCAA Div. II Field Hockey National Champs
Women's Basketball: NCAA Record 35 NCAA tournaments
Erik Alatalo
Erik Alatalo
Year: So.
Hometown: Wilmington, Mass.
High School: Wilmington
Position: Distance

2013 graduate of Wilmington High School … outstanding student who is majoring in both accountancy and liberal studies, with a concentration in global perspectives … Before Bentley: was a cross country and track team captain at Wilmington … Middlesex League all-star … Personal: age as of Dec. 1: 20 … son of Judy and Dave Alatalo … has two younger twin sibilings, Sam (18) and Rachel (18) … High School Salutatorian … Trustees’ Scholarship … involved in Colleges Against Cancer, Bentley Film Club … is a tutor in the Writing Center.

CROSS COUNTRY

2013: ran in five of the team’s six races and finished among the team’s top three five times … 60th in Northeast-10 Championships (27:33) … 82nd overall, and sixth among Bentley runners, in the NCAA Division II East Regional, covering the 10,000 meters in 34:40.9 ... 204th overall in the New Englands … Bentley’s number one finisher in the Codfish Bowl, placing 36th overall in 27:22 … in collegiate debut, was 21st in the Shacklette Invitational.

TRACK

Bentley Rankings: 13th in outdoor 2-mile (9:57.10 at 2014 Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational, converted from 3,000) … Indoor Bests:4:30.96 mile (2014 BU Valentine’s), 9:12.82 3,000 (2014 Tufts Cupid Challenge), 15:57.88 5,000 (2014 Northeast-10 Championships) … Outdoor Bests: 4:14.50 1500 (2014 MIT Sean Collier Invitational), 9:12.87 3,000 (2014 Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational), 16:01.25 5,000 (2014 Tufts Snowflake Classic), 34:06.90 10,000 (2014 Corsair Classic) … 2013-14: 10th in 10,000 at outdoor Northeast-10 Championships, finishing in 34:32.89 … 12th in 5,000 at indoor NE-10’s (15:57.88).

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