Martin and Somers Pick up Northeast Conference Weekly Awards

Martin and Somers Pick up Northeast Conference Weekly Awards

SOMERSET, N.J.- Sacred Heart University Women's Swimming and Diving senior Lauren Somers and sophomore diver Molly Martin each picked up weekly awards by the Northeast Conference this afternoon. Martin was tabbed NEC Diver of the Week and Somers was named NEC Co-Swimmer of the Week. The Pioneers will return to action on Saturday Oct. 12 when the Pioneers compete at Central Connecticut State. The meet begins at 1:00 p.m.

Martin claimed both women's 1-meter and 3-meter diving events at the Fairfield Invitational. The Royesford, PA product scored a 193.7 in the 1-meter and 221.84 in the 3-meter, and an impressive 27.97 points over the second place finisher.

Somers dominated the freestyle events at the Fairfield Invitational last weekend, claiming gold in the 50, 100, and 200 events as well as anchoring a come-from-behind win for the Pioneers in the 400 freestyle relay. The senior from Hudson, New Hampshire 50 free converted time of 24.68 is the best in the conference thus far.