March 11, 2011
ATHENS, Ga. - Alabama senior Adam Booher made his second final in as many days at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships being held at Gabrielson Natatorium in Athens, Ga., this week.
Booher already earned a spot at the NCAA Championships on Thursday when he finished third off the 1-meter board, taking one of the nine slots available out of Zone B to the upcoming NCAA Championships. He scored 718.60 points over 12 dives off the 3-meter, taking eighth place.
Freshman Luke Zippi finished 26th off the 3-meter, scoring 302.25 over six dives while freshman Jake Carloni was 30th with 290.55 points. Sophomore Peter Hillyer took 38th after scoring 240.80.
On the women's side of the meet, freshman Callan Buck took 14th in the finals the 1-meter board with 521.65 points over 12 dives. Senior Olivia Covey took 25th place in prelims of the 1-meter competition after totaling 239.75 points over six dives, while freshman Paige McCleary was 30th after scoring 224.85 points.
The NCAA Zone B Championships concludes Saturday with the men and women competing off the platform.