2001 Pac-10 Men's Diving Awards

March 1, 2001

WALNUT CREEK. -- ARIZONA's Omar Ojeda has been named Pacific-10 Conference Men's Diver and Newcomer of the Year, while Michele Mitchell-Rocha has been named Coach of the Year, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Ojeda, pulled off a sweep by winning the platform, one-meter and three-meter events. The senior, originally from Edo Mex, Mexico, is a transfer from the Universidad del Valle de Mexico.

In her fifth year at the helm of the Arizona diving program, Mitchell-Rocha collects her second consecutive Coach of the Year award. She guided the Wildcats to their second consecutive first-place finish at the Championships and helped lead Arizona to three individual titles and 12 top-eight finishes. The Men's Coach of the Year award is the third of Mitchell-Rocha's career.

The Conference awards are voted on by the coaches.

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