Paige Thompson Named to US Senior National Diving Team

July 29, 2004

Junior-to-be Paige Thompson has been named to the US Diving Senior National Team due to her 6th place finish in this month's Three Meter event at the US Diving Senior National Championships. Thompson will be competing on her first senior national team. The top six individuals in the Three Meter and Platform events, as well as the top teams in each the Synchronized Three Meter and Platform events are named annually to the team.

'This is a great moment for Paige and truly representative of all of the great things that she has worked to accomplish over the last two years,' said Head Diving Coach Tom Stebbins. 'I think we have just scratched the surface of what Paige is capable of becoming.'

She is now eligible to be invited to international competitions through US Diving, as well as the qualifying meet for next year's World Championships.

Thompson finished fourth in the 3-meter springboard, seventh in the 1-meter springboard, and eighth in the 10-meter platform at the Pac-10 Championships this past year.

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