For the second straight year, Bentley University is ranked number one nationally in the latest NCAA Division II Academic Success Rate report, which was announced today. Bentley, with its highest ASR in the 13 years that the NCAA has been compiling the data, was alone at the top of the rankings, two points above the five institutions tied for second, after sharing the top position a year ago. This was the fifth straight year that Bentley has achieved an ASR of 97 or better and the eighth straight they’ve been above 90.
Sophomore midfielder Kyle Archambault (Uxbridge, Mass./St. John’s) scored just 31 seconds after halftime as the Bentley men’s soccer team went on to defeat New Haven 1-0 on Sunday afternoon on the team’s Senior Day.
Both the Bentley University women’s and men’s soccer teams have been recognized for their academic achievements during the 2017-18 year, as both squads earned the Team Academic Award from the United Soccer Coaches.
Goals from Adam Watkins (McConnells, S.C./Clover) and Nick Halliday (Cranbury, N.J./Princeton High) and some big saves by goalkeeper David Price (Needham, Mass./Beaver Country) saw the Bentley men’s soccer team upend No. 6 ranked Merrimack 2-1 on Wednesday afternoon.
Bentley forward Julian Stewart (Acton, Mass./Acton-Boxboro) scored his third goal of the season, but Southern Connecticut scored late to take a 2-1 victory over the visiting Falcons on Saturday afternoon.
Junior Matt Tidona (Bellmore, N.Y./Friends Academy) scored in the 100th minute to give the Bentley men’s soccer team a 2-1, come from behind overtime win over Caldwell on Sunday afternoon to give the Falcons two wins at the season opening Merrimack Kickoff Classic.
Junior Alec Foster (Wayland, Mass./Wayland) scored two goals to lead the Bentley men’s soccer team to a 4-2 win over Molloy in the team’s season opening game at the Merrimack Kickoff Classic on Friday afternoon.