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Men's Swimming & Diving

Gallaudet's Ben Sealts named NEAC Men's Swimmer of the Week

Gallaudet's Benjamin Sealts is swimming in a pool. He is doing the backstroke. He is wearing a pink swim cap. There is a NEAC logo in the upper right corner.

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced its conference student-athlete of the week awards for the week of Oct. 16 and Gallaudet University sophomore Ben Sealts (Ottawa, Ohio) was selected as the NEAC Men's Swimmer of the Week.

Sealts began the 2018-19 campaign with  three individual wins in the season opener at Frostburg State University. The sophomore swimmer took first in the 100-meter butterfly, 100-meter backstroke and 800-meter freestyle. Sealts was also a member of the 200-meter medley relay that finished fourth.

Cedar Crest College freshman Mackenzie Inacker was selected as the NEAC Women's Swimmer of the Week after winning two individual events and one relay event in her collegiate debut. The Falcons' rookie placed first in the 50-meter breaststroke and 100-meter freestyle. Inacker also swam on the first-place 200-meter medley relay and was a member of the 200-meter freestyle relay that finished second.

This is Gallaudet's first NEAC Swimmer of the Week honor this season and Sealt's fifth career NEAC weekly award.

Gallaudet dives back into the pool next Saturday, Oct. 20, as the Bison begin their home schedule with a meet against Bridgewater (Va.) College at 2 p.m.

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