FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MANSFIELD, Mass. Three student-athletes, representing three different Northeast-10 Conference programs, will compete at the upcoming NCAA Division II Swimming & Diving Championships when they are held March 8-11 at the Winter Festival in Birmingham, Alabama.
Assumption's Shannon Quirk and Saint Michael's Lindsay McNall, pictured, will be competing in swimming events, while Southern Connecticut's Salim Lemond will be competing in the men's diving events.
All races will take place at the Birmingham CrossPlex, as the Winter Festival is hosted by the University of Alabama in Huntsville and the City of Birmingham.
Quirk and McNall each became the first swimmers in their respective school's history to be selected to compete at the NCAA Swimming Championships. Quirk will be competing in the 1650 Frestyle, while McNall will be competing in both the 100-yard and 200-yard backstrokes.
Lemond will be competing in the diving events when they get underway on March 8.
ABOUT THE NE10
The NE10 is an association of 15 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete.
Each year, 4,500 student-athletes compete in conference championships, making the NE10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.