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Sobel Named NEWMAC Men’s Diver of the Week For Second-Straight Week

Springfield, Mass. — January 18, 2010Brian Sobel of Springfield College has been named this week’s New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference men’s diver of the week. Sobel had three firsts and one second-place finish in two separate meets this past weekend.

In a men’s team victory for Springfield College over NYU in New York City on Saturday, Sobel, a junior from Stratford, Conn., finished first in the one-meter dive with a score of 285.75 points. In that same meet, he placed second in the three-meter dive with a mark of 299.48.

One day later, back at home in the Art Linkletter Natatorium in a tri-meet that included MIT and Coast Guard, Sobel led a 1-2-3-4 finish in the one-meter dive with a score of 318.45. He later placed first in the three-meter with a tally of 337.60 points.

Up next, Sobel and teammates will host Williams Saturday (Jan. 23) at 1 pm in the Linkletter Natatorium.