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Peter Venema Named HCAC Men's Diver of the Week

Peter Venema Named HCAC Men's Diver of the Week

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology sophomore Peter Venema was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Diver of the Week for his efforts in the Transylvania Invitational last weekend.

Venema won the 3-meter diving competition with 421.85 points and came home second in 1-meter diving with 377.10 points.  His weekend total of 798.95 points ranked first among all competitors in the Transylvania Invitational.

Venema, who swept both the 1-meter and 3-meter HCAC championships last February, captured his first HCAC Men's Diver of the Week honor in the 2018-19 season.

Rose-Hulman won the men's championship with 1,003 points, topping second place Franklin by over 300 points.  The Fightin' Engineers return to action on Jan. 11 with a home meet against DePauw.