Stanford's Eichenseer and Hostage Named Pac-10 Divers of the Month

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - STANFORD seniors Brent Eichenseer and Meg Hostage have been named Pac-10 Divers of the Month for January, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today.

Eichenseer swept the one and three-meter at Arizona and Arizona State, four of his six event wins in January. The New Albany, Ohio, native posted a season best of 378.45 on the one-meter against the Sun Devils. Eichenseer also won the three-meter (360.70) and platform (337.40) at the Bruin Invitational.

Hostage won eight of 11 events in January, including a sweep of UCLA and USC on the one and three-meter. The Potomac, Md., native won the one-meter over USC's Victoria Ishimatsu by .975 points and posted a season-best of 334.65 on the three-meter against the Trojans. She scored a season-best 337.75 on the one-meter against the Bruins. Hostage also posted wins in both events at Arizona State and at the Bruin Invitational.

This is Eichenseer's first career Pac-10 Diver of the Month honor and the second for the Stanford men all-time. On the women's side, this is Hostage's fourth career monthly award and the Cardinal's eighth all-time, which ties USC for most in the Conference.

Also Nominated:
Men: Riley McCormick, ASU
Women: Samantha Pickens, ARIZ; Kelsey Heiken, CAL; Laura Winn, UCLA

2010-11 Pac-10 Divers of the Month:
November - Harrison Jones, USC; Victoria Ishimatsu, USC
December - Karina Silva, UCLA
January - Brent Eichenseer, STAN; Meg Hostage, STAN

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