Sealts, Inacker Earn First NEAC Swimming & Diving Weekly Awards of the Season

Sealts, Inacker Earn First NEAC Swimming & Diving Weekly Awards of the Season

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Ben Sealts and Mackenzie Inacker as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in men's and women's swimming and diving for the week ending Oct. 14.

Ben Sealts (Ottawa, Ohio) from Gallaudet University becomes the first NEAC Men’s Swimming & Diving Student-Athlete of the Week of the 2018-19 season after 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.

Mackenzie Inacker (Scotch Plains, N.J.) from Cedar Crest College has earned the first NEAC Women’s Swimming & Diving Student-Athlete of the Week award 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.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has 12 NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Cazenovia College, College of Saint Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, Morrisville State, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and Wells College. Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (W Lacrosse), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse), Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf), and Wilson College (M Volleyball). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sport of men’s tennis and with the Colonial State Athletic Conference in the sport of Field Hockey. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.