CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (February 27) – For the second time in as many years and for the second time in his career, Brad Snodgrass has been named as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Diving Coach of the Year. Previously, Snodgrass has earned the league's Women's Coach of the Year honor three times (2005, 2007, 2008).
Under the guidance of Snodgrass, sophomores Elliot Forde (Everett, Wash.) and Jeremy Sands (Skokie, Ill.) as well as freshman Sam Solomon (Rockville, Md.) all qualified for the 2017 NCAA Division III Northeast-North Diving Regional where Solomon advanced to compete at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championship, which will be held in March.
Solomon, the NEWMAC Men's Diver of the Year, smashed the school record on both boards at the league championship as he won the 1-meter board with a score of 534.00 and then set the record during prelims on the 3-meter board with a score of 541.90 before winning the championship final with a mark of 543.90.
In addition, Forde earned NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference honors on the 1-meter board and Sands earned NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference honors on the 3-meter board.