GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – Junior Matthew Sleezer (Gloversville, N.Y.), a member of the Wells College men's swimming team, earned North Eastern Athletic Conference Women's Swimming and Diving Student-Athlete of the Week honors for the week ending Oct. 21, 2012, the conference office announced late Monday afternoon.
Sleezer opened the season with three first-place finishes, winning the 200-yard freestyle (2:01.02), the 100-yard freestyle (0:52.38) and the 100-yard individual medley (1:03.63) in the Express' 86-28 victory over Bard College at Simon's Rock on Saturday, Sept. 29.
During the Hartwick College Relays on Saturday, Oct. 13, Sleezer led all seven operating lanes with a time of 0:22.94 seconds through the first 50 yards of the men's 850-yard crescendo free relay. In the men's 200-yard freestyle relay, Sleezer finished the final 50 yards for the Express, posting the event's second-best final lap time (0:22.74).
Sleezer also partnered with freshmen Patrick Munroe (Williamsville, N.Y.), Jacob Cohn (Upland, Calif.) and Matthew VanAmerongen (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) to set the sixth-fastest time in program history during the men's 400-yard medley relay (4:25.37). Sleezer was a member of the four-man relay that captured the program's best time on Feb. 17, 2012 with a time of 3:58.57.
For a complete list of award winners from around the NEAC, click here.
The Express return to action Saturday, Nov. 3 as they compete against The College at Brockport in a 1:00 p.m. contest on the road. Stay up to date with the latest news directly from the Wells College athletic department by "liking" us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/WellsExpress) and subscribing to our Twitter account (http://www.twitter.com/WellsExpress).
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January 19, 2013 Men’s Swimming Falls To Pitt-Bradford, 62-32
January 16, 2013 Men’s Swimming Defeats Alfred State, 56-31
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