GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced its conference student-athlete of the week awards for the week of Nov. 20 and Gallaudet University sophomore Ben Sealts (Ottawa, Ohio) was selected as the NEAC Men's Swimming & Diving Student-Athlete of the Week for the third time this season, second straight in a row.
Of the five events won by Gallaudet, Sealts took first in three events in a non-conference loss to Marymount University last Friday night. The Bison's sophomore swimmer swam to a first-place finish in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:47.69. Sealts also won the 100-yard backstroke and the 200-yard individual medley with times of 56.26 and 2:06.89, respectively.
SUNY Cobleskill freshman Katherine Noncarrow was selected as the NEAC Women's Swimming & Diving Student-Athlete of the Week after the Fighting Tigers split a double-dual meet over the weekend. SUNY Cobleskill lost to the College of New Rochelle but defeated Old Westbury by a score of 106-13. The Fighting Tigers were led by Noncarrow, who won the 1,000-yard freestyle in 12:17.70. Noncarrow also placed first in the 100-yard butterfly and breaststroke in 1:08.52 and 1:23.36, respectively.
This is Gallaudet's fifth NEAC Swimming & Divining Student-Athlete of the Week honor this season and Sealts' seventh career NEAC weekly award.
- Oct. 16: Ben Sealts
- Oct. 23: Barry McGrain III
- Nov. 06: Barry McGrain III
- Nov. 13: Ben Sealts
- Nov. 20: Ben Sealts
Gallaudet will host Goucher College on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m. in a non-conference meet. This will be GU's final home meet for the fall semester.