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Alyssa Benzija of Women's Swimming & Diving Nabs Landmark Athlete of the Week Honors

Alyssa Benzija of Women's Swimming & Diving Nabs Landmark Athlete of the Week Honors

Junior Alyssa Benzija (Kinnelon, N.J./Kinnelon) of The University of Scranton women's swimming & diving team won a pair of individual events in Saturday's dual meet victory over Hartwick and has been named Landmark Athlete of the Week as announced by the conference office on Saturday afternoon.

This marks the first career Landmark Athlete of the Week honor for Benzija.

In the 195-79 win over Hartwick, she swam to victories in both the 100 back (1:03.28) and 100 free (57.09). Benzija also swam a leg for the Royals' 200 free relay team that took first place in a time of 1:43.39.

Scranton now sits at 4-3 in dual meets thus far on the year as Benzija has tallied five individual event wins. 

The Royals will return to the pool for the Gettysburg Invitational on Dec. 2 and 3.

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