FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - At day one of the Zone "E" Diving Championships today at the Weyerhauser King County Aquatic Center, Arizona sophomore Ruben Vaca and junior Lindsay Berryman cliched their trips to the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.
Vaca, named the Pac-10 Men's Diver of the Year yesterday, finished second in the 3-Meter Springboard competition with a score of 493.00. BYU's Aaron Russell took the title with a final tally of 505.90. Other finishers for UA included junior Arno Bergstrom (fourth place; 490.45), freshman Scott Koenig (13th; 413.90) and senior Chris Lane (390.55).
Berryman, last year's Pac-10 Co-Diver of the Year, also finished second as the women competed on the 1-Meter Springboard today. Berryman's score ( 395.10) was second only to Rachelle Kunkel of BYU (395.10). Other women finishers for the Cats included senior Andrea Glass (seventh; 382.75), junior Adrian David (378.70), sophomore Sara Quijano (173.15) and freshman Jen Hess (32nd; 167.85).
Day two of the Zone "E" Championships continues tomorrow with session two at 10:00 a.m. and session three slated for 4:00 p.m. (PST).