Nithya Lakshminarayanan Receives NEAC Swimming & Diving Weekly Honor

Nithya Lakshminarayanan Receives NEAC Swimming & Diving Weekly Honor

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Nithya Lakshminarayanan as its Student-Athlete of the Week selection in women’s swimming and diving for the week ending Nov. 12.

Nithya Lakshminarayanan (Newtown, Pa.) from Cedar Crest College has been named the NEAC Women’s Swimming and Diving Student-Athlete of the Week after helping her team pick up a first-place finish over Gallaudet University and Wells College. A senior for the Falcons, Lakshminarayanan won all three of her individual events and helped secure a win in the 200-yard medley relay with a team time of 2:11.54. Her performances in the 100-yard individual medley and the 200-yard freestyle bested the competition by over 10 seconds.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has fourteen NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Bryn Athyn College, Cazenovia College, College of St. Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Morrisville State College, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Wells College, and Wilson College.  Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (M Volleyball), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse, M Volleyball), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse, M Volleyball), Pennsylvania State University – Altoona (M Volleyball), and Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sports of field hockey and men’s tennis. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.