March 12, 2009
AUSTIN – Arizona’s Ben Grado placed second overall today in the men’s one-meter event at the NCAA Zone E Diving Regionals in Austin, Texas.
Grado used a score of 319.65 in the prelims to qualify as a finalist. In the finals, Grado finished with an overall score of 658.20. Stanford’s Dwight Dumais won the one-meter with a score of 715.40.
Also competing today for Arizona was freshman Ainsley Oliver. Oliver finished the women’s three-meter event with a score of 547.55, good for ninth overall.
Action at the Zone E meet continues Friday with the men's 3-meter springboard and the women's 1-meter event.