Springfield, Mass. — January 18, 2010 — Brian 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.