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Holt Sihvonen
Holt Sihvonen
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lebanon, Conn.
High School: Lyman Memorial
Position: Javelin

Senior from Lebanon, Conn. … 2014 graduate of Lyman Memorial High School … is majoring in management, with a human resources concentration, and liberal studies (Ethics and Social Responsibility) … Before Bentley: earned a total of nine varsity letters in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track … competed in the states all varsity seasons … as a senior, was a team captain and team MVP in all three sports … was also the outdoor track captain as a junior … state runner-up in javelin as a senior … earned All-Conference honors in the 800 meters as a junior and the 4x800 as a sophomore … also was an honorable mention All-Conference selection in the javelin and 4x800 as a senior … four-time conference sportsmanship award recipient … Personal: age as of Dec. 1: 21 … son of Bethann and Anthony Gervase … has five brothers: Charles Gervase (25), Anthony Gervase (23), Stephen Gervase (19), Wyatt Sihvonen (18) and Lucas Sihvonen (15) … father, Leo Sihvonen, completed in rifle at The Citadel and was first to qualify for NCAAs in rifle and pistol in same year … involved in Bentley Republicans and Bentley’s Student Alumni Leadership Council … National Honor Society Vice President.

School Record: 214’10” in javelin, set at Bryant in 2017 … third time he’s broken the record (198’6” at Bridgewater in 2016, 200’8.25” at Connecticut College in 2016) … 2017 … earned second-team USTFCCCA Division II All-America honors in the javelin by finishing placing ninth at the NCAA Championships (210’1”) … Northeast-10 Field Athlete of the Year … third in javelin at Northeast-10 Championships (193.9”) and New Englands (202’11) … broke school record with throw of 214’10” at Bryant’s Black and Gold Invitational … finished 1st in javelin at Connecticut College’s Silfen Invitational (206’3”) and the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational (185’11”) … USTFCCCA All-East Region for the third time … All-New England … USTFCCCA All-Academic … NE10 Men’s Field Athlete of the Week four times … NE10 Weekly Honor Roll once … 2016: broke school record in javelin twice (Bridgewater State, Connecticut College)  … Northeast-10 javelin champion (198’1”) … was fifth at the New Englands (192’7”) …. Finished first in the javelin in four straight meets (Silfen, MIT, Stonehill, NE10) …USTFCCCA All-East and All-Academic … NE10 Field Athlete of the Week Mar. 28 … NE10 Weekly Honor Roll four times … 2015: Northeast-10 Men’s Field Rookie of the Year … USTFCCCA Div. II All-East Region … 2nd-team All-Northeast-10, javelin … runner-up in javelin at Northeast-10 Championships (190’8”) … 4th in javelin at New Englands (191’6”) … finished 1st in javelin at Silfen Invitational (191’0”), MIT Sean Collier Invitational (184’0”) and Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational (174’6”) … top four in each of his seven competitions in the javelin … NE-10 Men’s Field Rookie of the Week four times … NE-10 Weekly Honor Roll twice.

TFRRS Career History