Whaley Named GNAC Rookie of the Week

Whaley Named GNAC Rookie of the Week

STANDISH, Maine - The Great Northeast Athletic Confrence (GNAC) weekly honors have been announced and Saint Joseph's College freshman Evan Whaley (Merrimack, N.H.) has been selected as the GNAC Men's Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week.

Whaley earns his first GNAC weekly accolade after placing first in the 200-Free (2:07.54), 100-Free (59.92) and 50-Fly (29.67) events at Elms College on Saturday.

So far this season Whaley has won seven individual events with one runner-up finish in three competitions. 

Saint Joseph's College will host Maine Maritime Academy Friday, November 15th at 6:00 PM.





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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at www.sjcme.edu.