Diver Luke Zippi Posts Top-10 Finish to Close out Georgia Invitational

Jan. 5, 2014

ATHENS, Ga. - Alabama diver Luke Zippi closed out the Georgia Invitational with a 10th place finish off the platform Sunday afternoon in Athens, Ga. The senior scored 293.75 points over the course of six dives to earn his best finish of the weekend.

On the women's side of the meet, senior Paige McCleary took 12th place off the platform with a score of 205.75 over five dives. Earlier in the weekend, McCleary won the 1-meter board and was fifth off the 3-meter board.

The Alabama swimming and diving teams will compete in their first combined meets of the New Year on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. in the Alabama Aquatic Center against Southeastern Conference foes Kentucky and Arkansas.