Houston, Tex. - The Nebraska divers concluded competition at the 2013 NCAA Zone D Diving Championships on Wednesday. Three Husker individuals competed in three events over the three days at the University of Houston's CRWC Natatorium.
Amy Herman's score of 289.25 in the three-meter diving preliminaries earned her the only Husker spot in the finals. The senior from Lincoln, Neb., ended with a total score of 567.30 and finished in 16th place. Nicole Schwery (277.05) and Payton Michaud (261.80) placed 20th and 28th, respectively.
Three-Meter Diving Results (Best of Two Rounds)
16th - Amy Herman, 289.25
20th - Nicole Schwery, 277.05
28th - Payton Michaud, 261.80
On day two of the NCAA Zone Diving Meet, all three Huskers competed in the one-meter diving competition. Freshman Nicole Schwery led the way, finishing in 19th with a score of 255.55. Amy Herman finished in 26th and Payton Michaud took 35th in the event.
One-Meter Diving Results
19th - Nicole Schwery, 255.55
26th - Amy Herman, 244.95
35th - Payton Michaud, 226.35
The meet's final event, the platform diving competition, saw Amy Herman and Nicole Schwery finish 8th and 11th, respectively. All 12 participants in the event competed in the final round, which saw Schwery compile a score of 450.95 and Herman post a score of 485.55. The event concluded Herman's four-year career as a Husker.
Platform Diving Results (Best of Two Rounds)
8th - Amy Herman, 251.80
11th - Nicole Schwery, 239.60