Dentino, Penas Athletes of the Month, Again
Anthony Dentino of the cross country team and Sandra Penas of the field hockey team were named the Rider Athletes of the Month for all competition in October. Both are winning the award for the second time.
Dentino, a sophomore from Sewell, NJ (Washington Twp.), set Rider records on two courses in October while earning All- Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference honors.
Penas, a junior from Barcelona, Spain, was the Northeast Conference Player of the Week three times in October, leading her team to a 7-2 record in the month.
Penas compiled 18 points in nine games in October.
Dentino finished fifth overall at the MAAC Championships, setting a new Rider record for the Disney course of 24:39, breaking the old record by 11 seconds. He placed seventh overall at the Princeton Invitational (24:22.7).