Ferrucci Claims SEC Diver of the Week for Second-Straight Week

Nov. 8, 2011

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Sophomore Greg Ferrucci was named Southeastern Conference Male Diver of the Week for the second consecutive week after posting a school-record score of 396.25 and taking home first place in the one-meter diving competition this weekend, the league office announced Tuesday afternoon.

Ferrucci also placed first in the three-meter competition making it the second weekend in a row Ferrucci has claimed both the one-meter and three-meter crowns.

The reigning SEC Male Diver of the Year, Ferrucci tabbed a school-record score of 387.37 in the one-meter competition two weeks ago, only to shatter the record by 8.88 points this weekend.

The Wildcats won the double-dual meet with Southern Illinois and Missouri this weekend, upping the Wildcats record to 3-2 on the season.

Kentucky will next take to the waters on Wednesday Nov. 16 in the annual UT Invite held in Knoxville, Tenn. The meet will last through Nov. 18.

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