GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Zackary Boekeloo and Katherine Meehan as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in men’s and women’s swimming and diving for the week ending Feb. 3. This week marks the final weekly awards of the season in men’s and women’s swimming and diving.

Zackary Boekeloo (Ballston Spa, N.Y.) from SUNY Cobleskill has been selected as the NEAC Men’s Swimming & Diving Student-Athlete of the Week after a strong showing to help the Fighting Tigers place third of five teams at the Skidmore College Sprint Invitational. Boekeloo, a freshman swimmer, placed first among eight competitors in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:51.25. He also finished second in the 200-yard freestyle (1:48.77) and 50-yard backstroke (26.88). Boekeloo’s 200-yard medley relay team also took third place with a time of 1:54.43.

Katherine Meehan (Watkins Glen, N.Y.) from Cazenovia College has been named the NEAC Women’s Swimming & Diving Student-Athlete of the Week for the second time this season with four first-place finishes over the weekend. The Wildcats’ senior was the top finisher in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:18.82), 50-yard freestyle (28.09) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:57.19). Meehan also swam a leg of the winning 200-yard medley relay as the Wildcats’ team won the event with a final time of 2:09.95.

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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.



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