FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MANSFIELD, Mass. - The Assumption women's team and the Bentley men's team have been tabbed by the league's head coaches to win the upcoming Northeast-10 Conference Swimming and Diving Championships, which begin tomorrow and run through Sunday evening.
For the complete results of the poll, please see below.
This year's championships will be hosted by Southern Connecticut State University, and will be held at the Hutchinson Natatorium.
Assumption is looking to claim their fourth straight title on the women's side, while the Bentley men's program will be looking to put a dent in So. Connecticut's run of dominance which has seen them win six straight NE10 titles.
On the women's side, Assumption received six of the nine first-place votes, and 62 points overall. They were followed by So. Connecticut (54 points) and Bentley (52 points).
On the men's side, Bentley received 34 points and four first-place nods, followed by So. Connecticut (28), Pace (27), and Le Moyne (24).
With the voting being so close in both men's and women's swimming polls, it appears as though this year's championships could be among the most competitive in league history.
2017 NE10 Women's Swimming and Diving Coaches' Poll
1. Assumption - 62 (6)
2. So. Connecticut - 54 (2)
3. Bentley - 52 (1)
4. Le Moyne - 39
5. Pace - 37
6. Saint Rose - 35
7. Saint Michael's - 16
8. Merrimack - 15
9. Adelphi - 14
2017 NE10 Men's Swimming and Diving Coaches' Poll
1. Bentley - 34 (4)
2. So. Connecticut - 28 (2)
3. Pace - 27 (1)
4. Le Moyne - 24
5. Saint Rose - 17
6. Adelphi - 11
7. Saint Michael's - 6
ABOUT THE NE10
The NE10 is an association of 15 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete.
Each year, 4,500 student-athletes compete in conference championships, making the NE10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.