Aurora, NY– Wells College swimmers Jeffrey Dick and Jackie Ross have been named North Eastern Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Swimming Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending November 15th.
JEFFREY DICK (Albion, NY) was selected as the NEAC Men's Swimming Student-Athlete of the Week for his four 1st place finishes in a dual meet pitting his Wells College Express against Utica College. The junior finished the 50 Yard Breast with a :31.59 time, the 100 Yard Breast with a 1:08.43 time, and the 100 Individual Medley with a time of 1:03.99. In team competition, Jeffrey helped his team take first in the 200 Medley Relay with a 1:51.56 time. Wells College does not sponsor diving so they found themselves down 32 points going into the swimming events where they fought hard, winning 25 points and nearly completing a miraculous comeback
JACKIE ROSS (Rensselaer, NY) was selected as the NEAC Women's Swimming and Diving Student-Athlete of the Week for her impressive five 1st place finishes in two meets for her Wells College Express. Ross, a junior, won the 100 Yard Butterfly with a 1:08.94 time and the 50 Yard Butterfly with a :31.11 time in a loss to Utica College on Wednesday. Ross took control in a 70-24 win over College of Saint Elizabeth on Saturday, swimming the 50 Yard Freestyle with a :28.28 time, the 100 Yard Butterfly with a 1:09.63 time, and was a part of the 200 Yard Freestyle team event where they took first with a 2:02.40 time.