Cecilia Rius Repeats as LEC Diver of the Week

Cecilia Rius Repeats as LEC Diver of the Week

Feb. 8, 2011

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-Once again, sophomore Cecilia Rius (Rockville, MD/Richard Montgomery HS) of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's women's swimming team has been honored by the Little East Conference.

Rius has been named LEC Diver of the Week. It's the second consecutive week that Rius has been so honored.

Rius was honored for her performance last Saturday, when the Corsairs defeated Colby-Sawyer, 126-104. She won both the one meter diving with 174.30 points and the three meter diving with 176.10 points.

"Cecilia performed great this past weekend against Colby Sawyer College," said UMass Dartmouth Diving Coach Danielle Morley. Her diving has improved tremendously this season. She is a great asset to our team."

The Corsairs will return to action when they participate in the New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association Diving Championships at Bentley this weekend.