Vallejo earns Air Force Athletics co-Athlete of the Week honors

    Sophomore Dominic Vallejo.

    Sophomore Dominic Vallejo.

    March 3, 2014

    Sophomore Dominic Vallejo of Air Force diving earned Air Force Athletics co-Athlete of the Week honors for competition during the week of Feb. 24-March 2. Vallejo helped lead the Falcons to a third-place finish at the WAC Swimming & Diving Championships.

    Vallejo was a finalist in all three diving events at the championships, earning Platform Diving Champion status. Vallejo was runner-up in the 1-meter springboard and sixth the in 3-meter springboard. Vallejo is Air Force's first platform diving champion since 2009. The Laguna Hills, Calif., native scored 316 points in the platform, 330.10 in the 1-meter and 277.0 in the 3-meter.

    Vallejo shared AOW honors with Annette Eichenberger of the track and field team.



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