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Student left bloodied after girlfriend punched him during break up

A Connecticut college freshman was punched in the face by his girlfriend when he told her he wanted to break up last week.

This is the damage a 19-year-old college swimmer and model inflicted on her boyfriend when he said he wanted to break up.

Kathryn A. Mahoney allegedly punched boyfriend Ben Kebbell in the nose and stomach in a dorm at Fairfield University, Connecticut, when he suggested they stop seeing each other.

After the assault, Kebbell took to Snapchat to update friends on his condition. He showed off his bloody and broken nose.

Kebbell, who is also on the school's swim team and hails from the Isle of Man in the UK, appeared to be in good spirits and even joked about his injuries. 

Benjamin Kebbel showed off pictures of his bloodied nose after he was hit by his girlfriend last week when he tried to break up with her

Kathryn A. Mahoney, 19, (mugshot left) was arrested for the assault. In addition to being a swimmer on the Fairfield University swim team, Mahoney has gotten work as a model

'The katie thing comes with a broken nose lol,' the six-foot-one, 184-pound athlete wrote on one picture, showing blood streaming out of his nose and into his mouth.

In a later picture, the freshman smiled after some of the blood had been cleaned off of his face.

The bloody incident happened on March 1 in a dorm on the small Connecticut school's campus. 

A picture of the former couple together in happier times 

Her Instagram page has more than 100,000 followers

Kebbell told police that Mahoney hit him  after he mentioned the end of their relationship.

He grabbed the Nashua, New Hampshire native's shoulder to get her to stop but he failed and had to run to a friend's dorm room to get help. 

He took himself to St. Vincent hospital to be treated for a swollen and bloody nose after the incident, the Fairfield Citizen reported.

In addition to swimming on the swim team, Mahoney has also worked as a model. 

Her Instagram page has more than 100,000 followers.  

Kebbell is also a member of the swim team. He hails from the Isle of Man in the UK 

Mahoney (left) snapped when her boyfriend tried to break up with her last Thursday. He had to run to a friend's dorm to get help after he couldn't keep her at bay

Mahoney is a native of Nashua, New Hampshire. She is a 19-year-old freshman at the small Connecticut college

She was charged with third-degree assault and disorderly charges and ordered held on $1,500 bail.  

The school is a small private university with approximately 5,100 students. 

DailyMail.com reached out to both Mahoney and Kebbell for comment but have not heard back. 

Fairfield University is a small private university with approximately 5,100 students