July 20, 2009
BOYDS, Md. -
The Alabama diving duo of Elizabeth Hughes and Baylee Ellson combined to win both the three-meter and platform synchronized diving titles at the recent USA Diving National Zone A Championships, here at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center and earning berths in the upcoming USA Diving Senior National Championships.
The duo scored 234.21 points to win the three-meter competition and 267.93 points to win the platform synchronized title.
Ellson, who broke her hand during the regular season last year and missed a large part of her sophomore season, finished third off the platform with 262.95 while Hughes, the 2009 Southeastern Conference platform champion, was fourth with 261.85 points.
Hughes also finaled off the three-meter board, taking eighth place with 205.15 points.