Springfield, Mass. - January 16, 2018 - After helping the Springfield College men's swimming and diving team to its first dual-meet victory of the 2017-18 season, Connor Pennington (Monson, Mass.) was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) and the Eastern College Athletic Conference ECAC) Division III North Men's Diver of the Week. This marks the third time this season that Pennington has been recognized as the NEWMAC Men's Diver of the Week and second time as the ECAC Men's Diver of the Week.
Pennington, a Computer Graphics major at Springfield College, continued to thrive in his freshman season as the Monson, Mass. native helped lead the Springfield College men's swimming and diving team to its first dual meet victory of 2018, a 156-126 result against Union. Pennington notched a pair of nationally-qualifying scores in the meet, winning the three-meter with a score of 319.87 and taking second on the one-meter with a score of 297.23.
Up next, Springfield College will travel to Middletown, Conn. on Saturday, January 20 where it will compete in a tri-meet with Wesleyan and Roger Williams.