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Boniface named NESCAC Swimmer of the Week

HADLEY, Mass. -- Bates senior captain Tom Boniface was named NESCAC Men's Swimming & Diving Performer of the Week today by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.

Boniface (Youngstown, Ohio) won two events in Saturday's home dual-meet win over Colby, touching the wall first in both the 100-yard freestyle (48.90 seconds) and the 100 butterfly (53.81). He also swam a leg in Bates' first-place 200 free relay squad, and finished a second to senior teammate Dan Aupi (Branford, Conn.) in the 100 backstroke, at 55.67.

The previous night at Bowdoin, Boniface recorded a season-best and winning time of 1:46.03 in the 200 freestyle.

Earlier this season, Boniface was named a Division III national swimmer of the week by collegeswimming.com.

View the NESCAC Swimming & Diving weekly release.