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Noting wasting any time getting back to top form this week’s Athlete of the Week is Drew Ledwith for his performance during the opening weekend of the swimming and diving season.
The junior all-American won six individual events between the team’s two meets. Ledwith led the Owls with wins in the 100-yard flystroke, 100-yard backstroke, and the 200-yard Individual Medley.
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Ledwith continued his dominant with KSC’s dual meet against Division I school, Boston Conference. Ledwith took home first place in the 400-yard I.M. and the 200-yard backstroke. In addition, he won the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:33.73, breaking the pool record for the event. The previous record had been set in 1991. Ledwith’s times in the 400-yard I.M. and 500-yard freestyle were good enough to provisionally qualifying for the NCAA championships.
The first runner-up this week is Sammy Dormio of the KSC Volleyball team. The sophomore had 14 kills, one service ace and ten digs in the Owls’ opening round match-up against in-state rival Plymouth State University.
Dormio’s most impressive performance of the tournament came in the form of her 21-kill performance in KSC’s 3-1 upset over Western Connecticut State University in the second semi-finals. She contributed three service aces and 12 digs in the game as well.
Dormio’s season ended with a 6-kill, 13-dig performance in the squads 3-1 loss top-seeded UMass-Boston.
The second runner-up this week is Lyndsie Rabenius of the KSC Field Hockey Team. The freshman was a big part of the Owls’ LEC tournament with three goals and two assists in the first two rounds of the tournament. Rabenius was also KSC top offensive presence in their narrow 1-0 loss to UMass-Dartmouth in the tournament finals.
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