March 10, 2013
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama is sending seven divers to the NCAA Zone B Championships being held at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center on the University of Tennessee campus March 11-13.
Crimson Tide junior Paige McCleary along with sophomores Lisa Bogosian and Angely Martinez will vie for one of 10 berths available out of Zone B on the women's side of the meet. Senior Peter Hillyer, juniors Jake Carloni and Luke Zippi along with sophomore Hunter Smithwill be competing for one of five slots available on the men's side.
The Zone B and D championships are the first two of five diving meets across the country that will feed into the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. The remaining three Zone meets will take place March 14-16. The Zone B Championships get underway Monday with the preliminaries of the men's 1-meter springboard at 11 a.m. ET with the prelims of the women's 3-meter board getting underway later in the day.