Men's Diving Heads To Pac-10 Diving Championships

Feb. 26, 2002

On Tap: The Stanford men's diving squad will head to Arizona for the 2002 Pac-10 Diving Championships. The University of Arizona will host the league championships this year. The event will take place Thurs., Feb. 28 - Sat., March 2 at the Hillenbrand Aquatic Center on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson, Arizona.

The format of the three day event will be as follows:
Thursday, February 28
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Women's 1 Meter Prelims
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Men's 3 Meter Prelims
2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Women's 1 Meter Finals
3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Men's 3 Meter Finals

Friday, March 1
10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Men's 1 Meter Prelims
11:15 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Women's 3 Meter Prelims
2:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Men's 1 Meter Finals
3:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m. women's 3 Meter Finals

Saturday, March 2
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Men's Platform Prelims
12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Women's Platform Prelims
2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Men's Platform Finals
3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Women's Platform Finals

Conference Championship Results: Results will be available on the University of Arizona's athletic website at

Head Diving Coach Rick Schavone: One of the top diving instructors in the country, Dr. Rick Schavone enters his 23rd year on the Farm. The 1992 and 1993 NCAA Diving Coach of the Year, Schavone serves as the head coach for both the men's and women's diving teams. In addition to his work on the Stanford campus, Schavone has served as the head coach for several United States diving teams, including competitions in Rome and Vienna with the U.S. National Team in 1999, the 1997 World University Games in Sicily, Italy and the 1990 Goodwill Games. He has also headed the U.S. National Team at the 1993 World University Games, four World Age Group Championships (1984, 1987, 1988, 1989) and the 1985 European Youth Championships in Aachen, Germany. Schavone was also one of only 12 coaches nationwide who qualified for the 1988, 1992 and 1996 U.S. Olympic Trials. In the summer of 1995, Schavone traveled with the U.S. National Team to China and served as a coach at the World Cup in Atlanta.

Last Week: Last week in a dual meet against California, freshman diver Adam Peterson took second in the three-meter event with a score of 279.60 while teammate Jesse Fonner was third (274.58). In the one-meter event, Brian Ferris placed third (284.55) to lead the Cardinal.

2001-02 Stanford Top Diving Scores

One-Meter (Dual)1. Adam Peterson (1/26)  282.602. Jesse Fonner (1/26)  266.773. Brian Ferris (1/25)  261.684. Jeff Durbin (2/23)  244.80

Three-Meter (Dual)1. Jesse Fonner (11/3) 312.202. Adam Peterson (1/26) 306.153. Brian Ferris (1/26) 279.304. Jeff Durbin (2/23) 252.60

2001-02 Stanford Cardinal Divers

Jeff Durbin * Fr. * 5-7 * Olathe, KS (Olathe South)Brian Ferris * So. * 5-10 * 183 * Lubbock, TX (Monterey)Jesse Fonner * So. * 5-6 * 158 * Rockville, MD (Rockville)Adam Peterson * Fr. * 5-8 * 137 * Los Altos, CA (St. Francis)
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