SALGADO NAMED AMERICA EAST MENíS DIVER OF THE WEEK
Junior Jeff Salgado was named America East Men's Diver of the Week.
Boston-UMBC junior Jeff Salgado (Glen Rock, Pa./South Western/St. Bonaventure) was named America East Menís Diver of the Week for the week ending Jan. 22, the conference announced Tuesday.
Salgado swept the diving events in Saturdayís win over East Carolina, breaking his own school 3-meter record with a score of 314.85. He set the previous mark at 301.28 on Nov. 5 at Binghamton. It is the third time this season Salgado has reset the 3-meter record. He first accomplished the feat Oct. 29 against Navy with a score of 300.98. He held the mark coming into the season at 297.75.
Salgado also won the 1-meter competition against East Carolina with a score of 305.77.
This is Salgadoís third conference weekly performance honor this season. He was first tabbed Menís Co-Diver of the Week on Nov. 15 after sweeping the diving events against Towson for the fourth straight meet. He earned the award again on Jan. 17 after winning both diving events against Howard and shattering his own school record on the 1-meter board.
Other conference performers of the week were Binghamtonís David Holmes (Menís Swimmer of the Week), New Hampshireís Shannon Daly (Womenís Swimmer of the Week) and Stony Brookís Hailey Lewandowski (Womenís Diver of the Week).
The Retrievers return to action Saturday, Jan. 28, when they travel to Poughkeepsie, N.Y., to take on Marist at 12 p.m. in the final dual meet of the season.