Sophomore Bendziewicz wins three events
Marshall places second-most student-athletes on list among league schools
The Thundering Herd is in third place after three days of competition
Marshall advances 19 to scoring finals tonight
Bendziewicz becomes the fifth Marshall swimmer to win an individual conference title in school history
2016-2017 (Junior): Three individual wins … finished first in the 50 free (24.57) against Vanderbilt … touched in for a first place finish in the 50 free (24.60) against James Madison and VMI … finished first against Saint Louis, Little Rock and McKendree in the 50 free (25.29) … placed in the top five eight times …placed 10th in the 50 free at the Conference USA Championships (23.25) ... named to Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2015-2016 (Sophomore): Earned one individual win...Placed in the top five 9 times…Placed 8th at the Conference USA Championships in the 50 free (23.16)…10th in the 100 free (51.26)…11th in the 100 breast (1:04.54)…Also swam season best in the 100 back (1:06.53)… Placed 3rd on the All-Time Top Ten list in the 50 freestyle with a time of 23.10… Placed 3rd on the All-Time Top Ten list in the 100 freestyle with a time of 51.26… Placed 4th on the All-Time Top Ten list in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:04.54...Named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2014-15 Freshman: Swam Lifetime Bests in the 50 Free (23.80), 100 Free (52.68) and 100 Breast (1:07.47) at Conference USA Championships. Named to Conference USA Honor Roll. Ranked 5th on Marshall’s All-Time Top Ten list in 50 Free and 8th All-Time in the 100 Free. Member of the Marshall school record setting 200 Freestyle Relay.
Personal: Plans to Major in Medical Science. Daughter of John and Cheryl Cowher. Has two siblings, Cole and Jack.