After an outstanding showing in the Gompei Invitational at WPI, members of the Bentley University swimming and diving teams were the recipients of six of the eight weekly awards handed out by the Northeast-10 Conference.
The Gompei Invitational at Worcester Polytechnic Institute concluded Sunday with the Bentley University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams finishing fourth among 13 teams with a combined three-day score of 4028.5 points.
After amassing a second, two thirds, a fourth and two fifths on Saturday, the Bentley University men’s and women’s swimming and diving team finished day two of the Gompei Invitational in fourth place. Action concludes at WPI on Sunday.
Bentley University freshman Mary Huminski (Madison, Conn./Daniel Hand HS) was recently named the Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Diver of the Week for the week ending November 24. It was the third time in four weeks that she collected the honor.
A new pool record in the 200 yard freestyle relay was among the highlights as the Bentley University women’s swimming and diving team earned its 26th consecutive dual win, 132-98 over Keene State Saturday at the Dana Center pool.
Freshmen and sophomores earned individual wins in nine different events as the Bentley University women’s swimming and diving team opened its home schedule with a 205-79 victory over Brandeis University Friday night in the Dana Center pool.
Freshman Kathryn Galvin (Suffern, N.Y./Suffern HS) won two individual events and participated in a winning relay as the Bentley University women’s swimming and diving team stayed unbeaten with a 118-95 victory of The College of Saint Rose Sunday afternoon at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Robison Pool.
Sophomore Lucy Slowe (Millis, Mass./Millis HS), last year’s Rookie of the Year in the Northeast-10 Conference, swam to victory in two individual events and participated in two winning relays as the Bentley University Falcons defeated the Dolphins of Le Moyne College 194-103 at the Rev. Vincent Ryan Pool Saturday afternoon.
A dozen members of the Bentley University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were recognized by the Northeast-10 Conference this week for their performance in Saturday’s season-opening wins over Wheaton College. Among the honorees were senior Paul Homorodean (Milford, Conn./Joseph A. Foran HS), freshman Anthony Vizental (Concord, Calif./ Clayton Valley HS) and senior Caroline Logozzo (Wethersfield, Conn./Wethersfield HS).
The sophomore class, including Emily Sweet (Millis/Millis HS) and Rona Mejiritski (Bowling Green, Ohio/Bowling Green HS), played a key role as the Bentley University women’s swimming and diving team opened the season with a 156-134 win over Wheaton College Saturday afternoon at the Wheaton pool.
For the third straight year, Bentley University is ranked number one nationally in the latest NCAA Division II Academic Success Rate report, which was announced this week. Bentley, which shared the top spot in 2017, was the only institution to record an ASR of 99 for the second straight year. This marks the sixth straight year that Bentley has achieved an ASR of 97 or better and the ninth straight it was been above 90.
Recent Bentley University graduate Kate Kaduboski (Dedham/Dedham HS) has been named a first-team Scholar All-America by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). It’s the second straight year she’s received the honor. Also recognized by the CSCAA, as an honorable mention Scholar All-America, was another recent graduate and 2018-19 co-captain, Frank Elenio (Ridgefield, N.J./Bergen County Academies).
The Bentley University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams received Scholar All-America Team Awards from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for their academic performance during the spring semester.
For the 21st 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 361 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better grade point average during the spring 2019 semester.