Sam Datri Earns NEAC Men's Swimming & Diving Weekly Award

Sam Datri Earns NEAC Men's Swimming & Diving Weekly Award

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Sam Datri as its Student-Athlete of the Week selection in men’s swimming and diving for the week ending Dec. 3.

Sam Datri (Ravena, N.Y.) from SUNY Cobleskill has been selected as the NEAC Men’s Swimming and Diving Student-Athlete of the Week by securing four first-place finishes to help the Fighting Tigers defeat Wells College, 124-102. The junior swimmer took first place in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:09.18 and won the one-meter dive with 239.5 points. Datri was also a member of the 200-yard medley relay and 200-yard freestyle relay teams that won their events with finish times of 1:53.95 and 1:38.48, respectively, to help lead SUNY Cobleskill to the win over its conference competitors.

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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.