POPPAS NAMED AMERICA EAST DIVER OF THE WEEK

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Nicole Poppas (Larchmont, N.Y.), a sophomore on the University of New Hampshire swimming and diving team, was honored as the America East Diver of the Week by the conference Tuesday afternoon.

Poppas swept the diving events against conference rival Maine on Friday, as she led the ‘Cats to a 179-115 victory. She placed first in the one and three-meter dives with scores of 216.00 and 218.77, respectively.

Her scores in the one and three-meter dives are personal season-best scores and her one-meter score moves her to sixth in the performance standings. Her three-meter dive score ranks eighth on the performance list.

Poppas and the Wildcats return to action on Feb. 3 at 6 p.m., when they travel to Dartmouth to take on the Big Green at Karl Michael Pool.

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