Stanford Divers Head To NCAA Zone E Championships Thursday-Saturday

Feb. 28, 2007

THIS WEEK'S MEET
The divers from the No. 1 Stanford (10-0, 6-0 Pac-10) women's swimming and diving team will attempt to qualify for the 2007 NCAA Championships when they compete at the 2007 NCAA Zone E Championships to be held this Thursday-Saturday, March 1-3. The event will take place at the Oklahoma City Community College Pool in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The women's side of the competition begins with the 3-meter event on Thursday (3:30 pm, CT/1:30 pm, PT), followed by Friday's 1-meter (10:30 am, CT/8:30 am, PT) and the platform Saturday (10:15 am, CT/8:15 am, PT). A full list of NCAA Championships qualifiers will be announced at the conclusion of the meet, which includes 19 schools.

2006-07 DIVING REVIEW
Cassidy Krug may have been the only current Stanford diver to win an event this season but she has dominated competition with 16 victories and swept both the 1-meter and 3-meter during six of the 12 meets she competed in, including the Pac-10 Championships. Other current divers for the Cardinal include Shana Karp, Katie Lampe, Sarah Ohr and Carmen Stellar.

STANFORD DIVERS AT 2007 PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS
Cassidy Krug was the Pac-10 Women's Diver of the Meet at the 2007 Pac-10 Men's & Women's Diving Championships held February 9-11 at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington. Krug swept both the 1-meter and 3-meter competitions at the event. Katie Lampe had three top five finishes in the event, taking fourth in the platform as well as fifth in the 3-meter and sixth in the 1-meter. Shana Karp (3rd, platform; 10th, 1-meter; 18th, 3-meter), Sarah Ohr (9th, 3-meter; 13th, 1-meter) and Carmen Stellar (12th, 1-meter; 16th, 3-meter) also competed for the Cardinal.

STANFORD SECOND AT 2007 PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS
Stanford finished second to Arizona at the 2007 Pac-10 Championships held at the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool from February 14-17 at the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool in Long Beach, California.

DIVERS CONTRIBUTE TO PERFECT DUAL MEET SEASON
Cassidy Krug's diving exploits and the assistance from her fellow divers helped the Stanford women's swimming and diving team record its first perfect dual meet regular season since the 2001-02 campaign. Stanford equaled the best regular season dual meet season record in school history with a 10-0 mark for the fourth time to mark the 14th occasion the Cardinal has not lost in the regular season in the program's 33rd campaign of existence.

STANFORD DIVERS AT THE 2006 NCAA ZONE E CHAMPIONSHIPS
Cassidy Krug qualified for the 2006 NCAA Championships with her performance at the 2006 NCAA Zone E Championships in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Krug took third in the 1-meter (594.00) and fourth in the 3-meter (639.40). Sara Bowling (7th, platform), Sarah Ohr (11th, 1-meter; 17th-3-meter) and Katie Lampe (12th, 1-meter; 15th, 3-meter; 24th, platform) also competed for the Cardinal but did not qualify for the NCAA Championships.

STANFORD WOMEN'S SWIMMING AND DIVING -- A HISTORY OF EXCELLENCE
Stanford has won more NCAA team championships (8) than any other collegiate women's swimming program in the nation and also added an AIAW national title in 1980, the season before the NCAA began sponsoring a national championship. The Cardinal has also finished among the nation's top eight in each of the first 32 years of the program's history from the 1974-75 season through the 2005-06 campaign and has never placed lower than sixth in any of the 24 NCAA Championships. Stanford has an all-time dual meet record of 254-23 (.917), has been unbeaten in regular season dual meets 14 times and never lost more than two dual meets in a season with the program in its 33rd season of existence.

STANFORD NO. 1 IN CSCAA POLL
Stanford is the nation's No. 1 team in the most recent College Swim Coaches Association of America Poll and has been since a poll released on November 16. The Cardinal began the season ranked sixth before moving up three spots to No. 3 and then bolted to the top and have remained there since a pair of victories over defending national champion Auburn and Tennessee during a two-day tri-meet November 10-11 in Knoxville.

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