Pacific-10 Conference Diving Championships
WHAT: Pacific-10 Conference Men's and Women's Diving Championships
WHERE: Weyerhauser King County Aquatics Center, Federal Way, Wash.
WHO: Teams from ARIZONA, ARIZONA STATE, CALIFORNIA, STANFORD and USC will compete for the 2006 Pac-10 Men's Diving Championship and teams from ARIZONA, ARIZONA STATE, CALIFORNIA, STANFORD, UCLA and USC will compete for the 2006 Pac-10 Women's Diving Championship.
WHEN: Thursday through Saturday, February 23-25, 2006:
11:00 a.m. Women's One Meter Preliminaries
2:15 p.m. Men's Three Meter Preliminaries
4:30 p.m. Women's One Meter Final
5:30 p.m. Men's Three Meter Final
11:00 a.m. Men's One Meter Preliminaries
1:15 p.m. Women's Three Meter Preliminaries
4:30 p.m. Men's One Meter Final
5:30 p.m. Women's Three Meter Final
12:00 p.m. Women's Platform Preliminaries
2:15 p.m. Men's Platform Preliminaries
4:00 p.m. Women's Platform Final
5:15 p.m. Men's Platform Final
TICKETS: Tickets for the 2006 Pacific-10 Conference Diving Championships are available only at the Championship site. An All-Session adult pass is $12, an All-Session student/senior citizen pass is $7. Single-day tickets are available at $5 for adults or $3 for a student/senior citizen.
MEDIA CONTACT: The Arizona State sports information office will handle publicity of the 2006 Women's Swimming Championships. Jason Johnson, the Sun Devils' swimming and diving contact, can be reached at (480) 965-6592.
MEET RESULTS: At the conclusion of each event, results will be faxed to the Pac-10 SID offices. Also, the results will be posted on the Pac-10 web site (www.pac-10.org) on the swimming page, as well as on ASU's web site (www.thesundevils.com). Please contact Katie Cavender at the Pacific-10 Conference office for more information.
LAST YEAR: USC'S Blythe Hartley won titles in both springboard events and placed third on the platform en route to being named the Pac-10 Diver of the Year. The platform title was taken by ARIZONA STATE's Trisha Tumlinson. UCLA'S Brittany Renfrow, a freshman from Bakersfield, Calif., was named Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year. On the men's side, Arizona State's Joona Puhakka won both the one and three-meter events, earning Diver of the Year honors for the third consecutive season. Ray Vincent Hilde of USC prevailed in the platform and was later named Newcomer of the Year CALIFORNIA's Javier Rivas, a freshman from Long Beach, Calif., was named Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year.
The NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships will take place Thurs., March 16 through Sat., March 18 at the Gabrielsen Natatorium in Athens, Ga. For tickets, call (706) 542-1231.
The NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships will take place Thurs., March 23 through Sat., March 25, at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center in Atlanta, Ga. For tickets, call (404) 894-5447 or (888) TECH-TIX.