Penn State's Silvestri Garners Conference Diver-of-the-Week Honors
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (Feb. 2, 2004) - Sophomore Lisa Silvestri (Huntingdon Valley, Pa.) picked up her third weekly honor this season as the Big Ten named her the women's Diver-of-the-Week.
Silvestri won both the one-meter and three-meter diving events to lead the 12th-ranked Nittany Lions to a 166-76 victory over Rutgers Saturday on Senior Day at McCoy Natatorium.
Silvestri was nearly 30 points better than her nearest opponent with a score of 291.23 on the one-meter board. She finished with 283.58 on the three-meter board.
Silvestri also garnered weekly conference honors on Nov. 18 and Dec. 2, 2003.
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