Divers Head South for Zone Diving Championships
(Divers) at NCAA Zone D Diving Championships
Date: Mar. 11-13
Location: CRWC Natatorium, Houston, Tex.
Time: 10 a.m. (Monday/Tuesday), 11 a.m. (Wednesday)
The Nebraska divers travel to Houston, Tex., on Monday, Mar. 11, for the 2013 NCAA Zone D Diving Championships held at the University of Houston's CRWC Natatorium. The Zone Diving meet is a qualifying meet for the NCAA Diving Championships held March 21-23 in Indianapolis, Ind.
Divers from Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin will be competing at the meet. Kailey Harmon, Amy Herman, Nicole Schwery and Payton Michaud will be representing the Huskers, competing in the one-meter, three-meter, and platform dives.
The meet will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday with the women's three-meter diving competition. Tuesday will see the Huskers compete in the one-meter dive, also beginning at 10 a.m. The meet will conclude on Wednesday with the final event, the women's platform dive, starting at 11 a.m.
Last Time at NCAA Zone D Diving: Husker Divers Finish Competition at Zone Diving Championships (3/10/12)
The Nebraska diving team finished competition at the Zone D Diving Championships, held in Iowa City, Iowa from March 8-10. The Zone competition serves as a qualifier for the NCAA Diving Championships.Amy Herman earned the overall top finish for the Huskers in the platform diving event. Herman finished eighth in the final round with a total score of 499.85. Herman qualified in eleventh for the finals with a preliminary score of 232.50. Kaitlan Walker (222.05), Alyson Ramsey (214.75) and Kailey Harmon (214.10) also competed in the platform diving preliminaries.
Payton Michaud and Alyson Ramsey both earned a spot in the 3-meter diving finals with their performances in the preliminaries. Michaud's final score of 569.70 earned her a twelfth-place overall finish, while Ramsey's 558.10 earned her a 17th-place finish in the finals. Amy Herman (261.00, 21st), Kailey Harmon (256.65, 24th) and Kaitlan Walker (227.10, 32nd) also competed in the event.
The 1-meter dive saw Kaitlan Walker reach the finals of the event with an overall score of 483.60. The performance earned her an 18th-place finish, overall. Walker dove her way to a score of 261.75 in the preliminaries. Amy Herman (241.80, 26th), Alyson Ramsey (224.80, 31st), Payton Michaud (221.05, 32nd) and Kailey Harmon (215.75, 33rd) round out the 1-meter preliminaries.