Arizona State's Micky Benedetti Named Pac-10 Men's Diver of the Month

Jan. 11, 2007

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - ARIZONA STATE diver Micky Benedetti has been named Pac-10 Men's Diver of the Month for December, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

In his only competition during the month of December, Benedetti blew away the competition at the Buckeye Invitational as he won the 3-meter against some of the nation's best divers.

The redshirt freshman recorded a score of 362.10 in the 1-meter and 362.03 in the 3-meter, standing as the best scores of the meet. In addition to the 3-meter title, the Rome, Italy native also competed in the platform competition where he placed seventh, and nearly won two springboard events.

This is the first monthly honor for Benedetti and Arizona State's fourth Diver of the Month all-time.

2006-07 PAC-10 MEN'S DIVER OF THE MONTH: Dec. - Micky Benedetti, RsFR., ASU.

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