Ben

Vesey

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Distance/Free
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Barrington, R.I.
High School: Barrington High School

Bio

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four year member of the varsity swimming team at Barrington High School under head coach Sandy Gorham
  • Served as captain senior year 
  • Named Individual All-State for 400 Freestyle Relay junior and senior year
  • Member of the Providence Journal Honor Roll 
  • Led the team to win the Division 1 dual meet championship in 2017 and 2018
  • Set the school and state record in the 400 freestyle relay
  • Swam for the Bayside YMCA Singrays 
  • Led club team to win the SENECY Championship in 400 and 500 freestyle relay
  • Won SENECY Championships in 2016, 2017, and 2018 and set the SENECY record in the 400 freestyle relay
  • Served as President of the Future Business Leaders of America club and was a member of the Rhode Island Honor Society (2018)
  • Won the First Place Business Plan and Business Financial Plan at the FBLA State Leadership Conference; Business Achievement Award Future Level

Personal:

  • Son of William and Mary Frances Vesey
  • Has two sisters, Alicia (Class of 2020, swimming & diving) and Amanda
  • Family members who attended Holy Cross: Joseph Perroni, grandfather (Class of 1957), Rosario Perroni, great uncle (Class of 1938) and Anthony Perroni, great uncle (Class of 1941)
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