Paige Thompson Advances to Three Meter Final at US Nationals
July 21, 2004
Today at the US Senior National Championships being held in Mission Viejo, CA, Junior Paige Thompson placed sixth after the preliminary and semifinal rounds of the Women's Three Meter event. The top eight competitors will vie for the National Championship in Saturday's final, to be held at 12:00 p.m.
'I am very excited for Paige. She has worked very hard to get to this point. Outside of a couple of very minor, correctable errors, she did a great list,' Head Coach Tom Stebbins reported. 'I am extremely proud of all of the things she has accomplished over the past year.'
Paige's total of 442.02 is the best ten dive list score of her career at UCLA.
'Paige has been very close on a couple of occassions. I am very happy to see her finally break into the next level. I look forward to watching her compete in Saturday's final.'
Next up will be the Women's One Meter event scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday.
Complete results are available at www.usadiving.org