CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Ellen Pelletier (West Hartford, Conn.) a junior on the University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team, was honored as the America East Diver of the Week by the conference Tuesday afternoon.
Pelletier smashed a pool record in the one-meter dive, notching a score of 260.60 in the event against Siena College (Oct. 15). Her impressive performance helped propel UNH to a 126-93 victory against the Saints at Siena Swim Center.
New Hampshire placed first in every event on the day, breaking five pool records on its way to earning the win. The Wildcats have taken down Siena in their season opener four straight years.
Pelletier and the Wildcats return to action Sunday, Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. when they take part in the New England LCM Challenge at Blodgett Pool.