Divers head to Pac-10 Championships
Feb. 23, 2009
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What: 2009 Pacific-10 Conference Diving Championships hosted by the University of Washington.
Where: Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center, Federal Way, Wash.
When: Wednesday, Feb. 25 - Saturday, Feb. 28.
Tickets: All tickets will be available at the King County Aquatic Center on the day of the event only. *Admission is FREE on Wednesday, Feb. 25. All Session Pass: Adult: $25.00, Student with ID/Senior $15.00 One Day Pass: Adult: $10.00, Student with ID/Senior: $6.00
Arizona Diving Notes
Ben Grado leads the Arizona divers heading into Pac-10 competition. The Pac-10 Freshman newcomer of the year last season has found success in many dual meets against conference foes including most recently Arizona State, California and Stanford. It will be telling to see how Grado’s recent experience at the USA selection camp in Columbus, Ohio helps his performance over the next month.
Newcomer Ainsley Oliver already has proven she is not only capable but arguably the Wildcats’ top female diver. She routinely was among the top competitors in scoring and last weekend versus Arizona State won the one-meter event with a score of 268.73.
Andy Guerra and Matt McCahill have given Arizona the type of much needed depth to build a top diving team. The freshmen provide a solid core, along with Grado, that has the ability to reign in the Pac-10 for years to come. Against Washington and Air Force, Guerra won the one-meter event with a score of 298.35.
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