Day One Completed At AFA Diving Invitational Friday
Jan. 31, 2014
Divers from Texas A&M won all three events in day one action. Madison Hudkins won the women's 1-meter springboard, Ford McLiney won the men's 3-meter and Jessica Macauley won the women's platform.
Hudkins won the 1-meter with 297.95 points in the finals. Amanda Fay of Wyoming finished second with 282.70 points and Chelsea Jackson on Northern Arizona placed third with 279.05 points.
McLiney won the men's 3-meter with 404.05 points. Derek Campbell of Wyoming placed second with 372.55 points and Adam Ruiz of Texas A&M took third with 358.00 points.
Macaulay won the platform with 275.65 points. Kersten Merry of Utah took second with 255.45 points and Gwendolyn Smithberg of Northern Arizona placed third with 247.65 points.
Air Force's top diver was sophomore Nathaniel Zillweger. Zillweger made the 3m finals and placed 11th with 299.45 points. Senior Alex Pecci placed 16th, freshman A.J. Eckebrecht placed 18th, sophomore Dominic Vallejo 21st and junior Greg Copeland was 22nd.
The top Falcon woman was junior Lainie Long, who placed 12th in the platform with 202.25 points. Sophomore Summer Getty took 19th with 187.20 points, sophomore Jessica Horn was 26th 172.55 points and senior Rachel Kennedy was 38th with 148.40 points. In the 1m, freshman Savannah Meadows led the way placing 18th in the 1m with 234.95 points. Long was 27th, Horn was 29th, junior Jeanne Nolan was 37th and Kennedy was 54th.
Day two action begins at 9 a.m. tomorrow morning. Day two competition begins with the men's 3-meter, followed by the women's 1-meter and wrapping up with the men's platform.