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Sobel Garners Another NEWMAC Diver of the Week Honor

Brian Sobel Springfield, Mass. - February 2, 2009 - For the seventh time this year, Brian Sobel has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Diver of the Week after another solid showing this weekend in a dual meet against Babson.

In the Pride's 154-117 win over the visiting Beavers, Sobel swept the diving competition with wins on both the one and three meter boards. The sophomore diver scored a 319.05 on the one-meter and a 285.85 on the three-meter. Both scores were once again NCAA Championship qualifying marks for the Stratford, Conn. native.

Sobel and the Pride close out the regular season on Saturday as they host Amherst at 1:00 pm.

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