Bentley Triathletes competed in their first collegiate race of the year this past weekend in Freeport, Maine. Finishing in 6th place overall and taking home 50 points toward the overall league standings. Not a bad start to the season. Looking forward to this weekend at Buzzards Bay. See the results tab for individual results.
Yesterday was a great day for Bentley Triathlon. Athletes Jim Petersen and Vanessa Wegner both competed in the Wild Cat Triathlon in Lowell, MA. Jim Petersen notched the overall victory and Vanessa finished first in the female 20-24 age group!
Bentley triathletes are going all out this summer in preperation for this Fall's races. Vanessa wegner competed her first triathlon in New Hampshire and is going for her second soon. Evelyn Marrero completed her first triathlon as well which can be seen in the results page. Finally Pete Taglino and Joe Kraweic are both planning on doing their first century ride!
This past weekend Bentley was represented for the first time at USA Triathlon Collegiate Nationals. Representing the team was Junior President, Jim Petersen. Sustaining a knee injury the day before, Jim completed the race 321st. Being represented by one athlete, Bentley managed to place 88th overall in the male standings, beating out about 15 other qualified teams. Looking forward to sending a full team next year! But this is a good start!
Bentley finished 10th overall out of 25 teams at its first Tri-Mania appearance. It also finished with the second overall team swim time and fourth overall team run time!
Time for a Bentley Triathlon T-shirt order. If you are a member they are only $10 and non-members $20. Help support the triathlon team by going to this link
NEW RACE added to the spring semester schedule! On March 9th we will be racing in Salisbury MA at the Latitude Sports Club 3rd Annual Indoor Triathlon Series! If you want to race contact Jim. Can be seen under contatcs tab.
March 23, 2013 we will be racing at MIT at the Multisport World Expo Race Series. Teams of 4 in each sport will compete in a 4x300 yard swim, 5k run, and 10k Indoor Time Trial Bike race. We will be attempting to build a very competitive team using Bentley's elite athletes so we can represent Bentley well.
Today we scored out first team points as part of the NECTC! Congrats to Louis Diaz, Mike Graham, Austin Parker and Jim Petersen! Check out the Pics tab for pictures and Results tab for our results!
September 1st was our first NECTC race. With only one member of the team making the trip we came in 12th out of 16 teams. Every team has to start somewhere! We will be out in larger numbers at Buzzards Bay on the 16th!
The Bentley Triathlon Team (BTT) is going into its first season as an official club sport at Bentley University, as well as its first year of competition as a certified USAT Club competing in the Northeast Collegiate Triathlon Conference (NECTC.) Check out our race scedhule under the races tab.