Parker Selected as GEICO Student-Athlete of the Week & Patriot League Diver of the Week

Parker Selected as GEICO Student-Athlete of the Week & Patriot League Diver of the Week

WASHINGTON American University senior Melissa Parker was recognized both by AU and the Patriot League on Monday, earning GEICO Student-Athlete of the Week honors as well as the conference's Female Diver of the Week award.

Parker, who was honored this past Friday as AU celebrated senior day, set a pair of meet records against Howard and Mount St. Mary's with winning dives on both the one and three-meter boards.

She posted a mark of 264.75 at one-meter and scored a 258.90 at three-meters. Parker is a top 10 all-time record holder in both events at AU.

Two other Eagles were also distinguished by the Patriot League, earning selections to the Weekly Swimming & Diving Honor Roll. Senior Harrison Volaski was victorious in six events over a two-day span at the Reeves Aquatic Center, while freshman Shannon Exley posted five winning performances.

American University swimming & diving returns to the pool on Saturday, Nov. 8 at Bucknell in a Patriot League quad meet against Lafayette and Navy.