Pac-10 Diving Championships Next Week
Feb. 21, 2003
WHAT: Pacific-10 Conference Men's and Women's Diving Championships
WHERE: Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatics Center, Federal Way, Washington
WHO: Teams from ARIZONA, ARIZONA STATE, CALIFORNIA, STANFORD, and USC will compete for the 2003 Pac-10 Men's Diving Championship and teams from ARIZONA, ARIZONA STATE, CALIFORNIA, STANFORD, UCLA and USC will compete for the 2003 Pac-10 Women's Diving Championship.
WHEN: Thursday through Saturday, February 27, 28 and March 1, 2003.
Thurs., Feb. 271 p.m. Men's Three Meter Preliminaries3 p.m. Women's One Meter Preliminaries6 p.m. Men's Three Meter Finals8 p.m. Women's One Meter Finals
Fri., Feb. 281 p.m. Men's One Meter Preliminaries3 p.m. Women's Three Meter Preliminaries6 p.m. Men's One Meter Finals8 p.m. Women's Three Meter Finals
Sat., March 11 p.m. Men's & Women's Platform3 p.m. Men's Platform Finals6 p.m. Women's Platform Finals
*All times subject to change.
TICKETS: Tickets for the 2003 Pacific-10 Conference Men's and Women's Diving Championships are available at the Championship or may be purchased in advance from the California ticket office in Berkeley, (800) GO-BEARS. An All-Session adult pass is $25, an All-Session student/senior citizen pass is $15. Single-day tickets are available at $10 for adults or $5 for a student/senior citizen.
LIVE STATS: Live stats for the 2003 Pac-10 Championships will be available through the Cal web site at www.calbears.com.
MEDIA CONTACT: The California media relations office will handle publicity of the 2003 Men's and Women's Diving Championships. Lori Haro, media relations assistant, can be reached at (510) 642-5363.
MEET RESULTS: At the conclusion of each session, results will be faxed to the Pac-10 SID offices. Also, the results will be posted on the Pac-10 web site (www.pac-10.org) and the California web site (www.calbears.com). Please contact Bri Niemi at the Pacific-10 Conference office for more information.
LAST YEAR: USC claimed all three women's diving crowns at last year's Pac-10 Championships, while Arizona swept all three competitions on the men's side. Pac-10 Women's Diver of the Year, Blythe Hartley, scored 325.50 in the one-meter event, while her teammate Nicci Fusaro took the three-meter and platform diving crowns with scores of 521.10 and 474.60, respectively. Arizona's Omar Ojeda notched all three events and was named the Pac-10 Men's Diver of the Year. In the one-meter diving and platform diving competitions, Arizona claimed four of the top six places in both events, along with winning the top two spots in the three-meter event.
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS: The NCAA Men's and Women's Diving Championships will take place Fri. through Sun., March 14-16, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.