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Pennington Garners NEWMAC Men's Diver of the Week Honors

Pennington Garners NEWMAC Men's Diver of the Week Honors

Springfield, Mass. - October 30, 2017 - Springfield College's Connor Pennington (Monson, Mass.) started his collegiate diving career in impressive fashion, and was recognized by the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC), as he was named the Diver of the Week, announced on Monday.

Pennington, a Computer Graphics major at Springfield College, was outstanding in Springfield College's dual meet with Coast Guard as he won the three-meter board with a score of 294.25, nearly 80 points ahead of the next diver. On the one-meter board, the first-year scored a 311.90, which proved to be almost 100 points ahead of the field.

Springfield College will return to the Art Linkletter Natatorium on Saturday, November 4 when the Pride will host MIT in a NEWMAC dual meet at 1 p.m.