LANCASTER, Pa. - Olivia Bendit and Martha Stefaniak of the Franklin & Marshall women's track & field team have been named the Cetennial Conference (CC) Athletes of the Week as announced by the league office on Tuesday. Bendit grabbed gold in three events at the Little Three Meet last Saturday to earn Track Athlete of the Week honors, while Stefaniak was awarded Field Athlete of the Week after bringing home a first and second-place finish.
Bendit played a key role in helping F&M capture the team title at the Little Three Meet, individually claiming first place in both the 100 meters (13.27) and 200 meters (27.76). The freshman was also a part of the Diplomats' 4x100 relay squad that grabbed first with a time of 52.16.
Stefaniak won the discus with a throw of 35.48 meters, and also claimed second in the shot put with a mark of 10.29.
The Diplomats are back in action this Saturday at Susquehanna's Crusader Outdoor Classic.