Junior Diver Paige McCleary Takes Sixth on Day One of NCAA Zone B Championships
March 11, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Alabama junior Paige McCleary finished sixth off the 3-meter board at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships being held at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center on the University of Tennessee campus this week.
The three-time Southeastern Conference finalist, McCleary scored 646.20 points between six preliminary dives and six dives in finals. Her finish puts her in the running for one of the 10 berth available for the women out of Zone B.
On the men's side of the slate, senior Peter Hillyer led the way, taking 18th place off the 1-meter board with a score of 524.55 after 12 dives. Junior Jake Carloni was 24th, sophomore Hunter Smith was 26th and junior Luke Zippi was 31st off the 1-meter with scores of 264.80, 254.90 and 243.30, respectively.
Action resumes on Tuesday with the women competing off the 1-meter board and the men off the 3-meter.