GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced its weekly conference student-athlete of the week awards and for the fourth time this season junior Brian Bennett (Colorado Springs, Colo.) was named the men’s swimming and diving recipient for the week of January 24.
Bennett claimed two first-place finishes in a tough 118-85 loss on the road against Hood College last Saturday. Bennett dominated the competition in the 500-yard freestyle by 46 seconds with a time of 5:08.23. He also claimed a first-place win in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:59.37
Bennett now holds four of the seven NEAC student-athlete of the week awards for the GU swimming program as he previously won the award for the weeks of November 1, December 6 and December 13.
The women’s swimming NEAC student-athlete award for this week went to another Bison, Carlisle Robinson (Carmel, Ind.) bringing Gallaudet’s total to 16 NEAC Student-Athlete of the Week awards for this season.
The GU men’s swim team will close out the regular-season schedule with a home meet on Sunday, January 30, against Marymount (Va.) University at 2 p.m.