GANESVOORT, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced its weekly conference student-athlete of the week awards for Oct. 21 and senior DJ Everton-Lovell (Norfolk, Va.) was chosen as the first NEAC Men's Swimmer of the Week this season. He is accompanied by fellow Gallaudet swimmer Alexandra Polivanchuk (Orebro, Sweden), who won the award on the women's side.
Everton-Lovell made a strong season debut for the Bison last Saturday at Frostburg State University. The senior swimmer won two individual events after taking first-place in both the 800-meters freestyle (10:37.65) and the 100-meters backstroke (1:09.13). Everton-Lovell was second in the 200-meters IM after touching the wall in 2:42.79. The Bison men's team lost 112-89 to the host Bobcats.
This is Everton-Lovell's third NEAC Student-Athlete of the Week award in his career. He earned one each of the previous two seasons.
The Gallaudet University men's swimming and diving team will host NEAC foe SUNY Cobleskill on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 11 a.m. during Homecoming weekend.