NEWMAC Lauds Bender, 200-Yard Medley Relay in Form of Swimming & Diving Accolades

Kristen Bender

Boston, MA --- Kristen Bender (Simi Valley, CA) and the women's swimming & diving 200-yard medley relay team earned NEWMAC weekly honors for their performances at the Worcester City Championships this past Saturday. Bender was named the Co-Diver of the Week along with Babson's Paris Ekman (Fargo, ND). The 200 MR secured the Relay Team of the Week nod.

Bender totaled a pair of runner up scores on the 1-meter (243.44) and 3-meter (254.02) diving board while the foursome of junior Thea Reymann (Toms River, NJ), freshman Carol Wang (Framingham MA), junior Jennifer Day (Chelmsford, MA) and senior Emily Martin (Penfield, NY) teamed up to deliver the Engineers first-ever relay win at the Worcester City Championships with a time of 1:43.22.

The Engineers, who begin their fifth year in the Sports & Recreation Center, host Babson, Smith and Brandeis Friday at 7pm.

NEWMAC Release