Athletes of the Week: 1.25.17

Ben Lin ’17
Ben Lin ’17
Men’s swimming (Short Hills, N.J.)

“Ben has always been an outstanding racer for us. This weekend was no different. He looked great in the 100 IM en route to a conference record. I am glad he’s been racing for us the last three years and look forward to another good two months.”

– Head Coach Steve Kuster

 

Lin won three individual races in both the men’s win over Middlebury on Saturday and their loss to MIT on Friday. At Middlebury, he set a NESCAC record in the 100 IM, clocking in at 51.25. Lin now holds four individual NESCAC records as well as two medley relay records.

 

 

 

Nicole Friedman ’18
Nicole Friedman ’18

Women’s squash (Great Neck, N.Y.)

 

“Nicole has had a fantastic season thus far, winning most of her matches. She has improved so much over the past few years. We will need her in top form this week against Columbia, Amherst and Wesleyan.”

– Head Coach Zafi Levi ’01

 

Friedman defeated a high-ranked Middlebury opponent in five games on Friday, Jan. 20. She made an impressive recovery after dropping the third and fourth games 5-11 and won the decisive final game 11-9 to contribute to the Ephs’ 6-3 victory over the Panthers.