Men's Diving Completes Competition At Zone E Championships

March 19, 2002

Stanford, Calif. - Stanford diver Adam Peterson (men's three-meter, 505.00) was the top Cardinal diver on the first day of the 2002 NCAA Zone E Diving Meet hosted by Stanford University at the Maas Family Diving Center.

The top three divers in each event automatically qualified for the NCAA Championships.

Jesse Fonner (13th, 451.60) and Brian Ferris (16th, 24.20) also competed for the Cardinal in the men's three-meter.

On the second day of competition, sophomore Adam Peterson qualified for the NCAA Championships with his third place finish in the men's one-meter event on Friday with 312.85 points. Brian Ferris (15th, 248.05) and Jesse Fonner (22nd, 202.15) joined Peterson for the Cardinal in the one-meter event.

Action concluded on Saturday, with the platform competition. Peterson was Stanford's top male diver in this event with a fifth-place showing (449.90), while Fonner placed eighth (427.65).

Men's divers automatically qualifying for NCAA's were Josh Anderson (Arizona), Andy Bradley (BYU), Omar Ojeda (Arizona), Adam Peterson (Stanford), Ruben Vaca (Arizona), and Justin Wilcock (BYU).

'This was a great meet and a very strong showing for our team,' said Stanford head diving coach Dr. Rick Schavone. 'But our main goal is still the NCAA's.'

The 2002 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships will be held march 28-30 in Athens, Georgia.

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