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Sealts earns second NEAC Men's Swimming & Diving Student-Athlete of the Week honor this season

Gallaudet men's swimmer Benjamin Sealts at the starting blocks ready for his next race. He has both hands on his head. He is wearing swimming goggles and a pink swim cap. A NEAC logo is in the upper right hand corner.

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced its conference student-athlete of the week awards for the week of Nov. 13 and Gallaudet University sophomore Ben Sealts (Ottawa, Ohio) was selected as the NEAC Men's Swimming & Diving Student-Athlete of the Week for the second time this season.

Gallaudet won 10 of 11 events to defeat Wells, 115-47, over the weekend with Sealts winning three events. The sophomore swimmer finished 30.97 seconds ahead of the competition to place first in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:05.38. Sealts also finished first in the 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard breaststroke with times of 56.85 and 1:04.82, respectively.

Wells College senior Courtney Cloutier was selected as the NEAC Women's Swimming & Diving Student-Athlete of the Week for the second time in three weeks after a team win at Gallaudet. Cloutier won three individual events as the Express topped the Bison, 115-65. The Wells senior won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:32.47 before a first-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:11.19. Cloutier wrapped up the event with a win in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:18.55 to finish 16.6 seconds ahead of the second-place swimmer.

GU HONORS
This is Gallaudet's fourth NEAC Swimming & Divining Student-Athlete of the Week honor this season and Sealts' sixth career NEAC weekly award.

UP NEXT
Gallaudet will host Marymount (Va.) University on Friday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m.

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