Stanford to Dive Into Tallahassee for Championships
Aug. 11, 2009
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-- Stanford divers Dwight Dumais and Taylor Sishc will each compete at the AT&T U.S.A. Senior Diving Nationals this week, beginning on Wednesday on the campus of Florida State University.
Dumais will compete in the 1 and 3-meter springboards on Wednesday and Thursday, while Sishc will compete in the 1-meter springboard on Thursday and the platform competition on Friday. Overall, approximately 125 of the nation's best divers are slated to compete for 10 titles.
Dumais (Ventura, Calif.), a senior last year, finished second in the Finals of the 1-meter springboard with a score of 380.00 and second in the 3-meter springboard with a mark of 421.30 at the U.S. Diving Spring National earlier this year. He previously won the 1 and 3-meter springboards at the U.S. Preliminaries.
The 23-year old was eighth in this year's Finals of the NCAA Championship with a score of 339.70 in the 1-meter and was seventh overall in the 3-meter championship, both marks earning All-America status. He was a Pac-10 Champion in the 1-meter earlier this year and won the NCAA Zone E Championship as well.
Sishc (Loveland, Colo.) finished 13th in the Semifinal of the 1-meter springboard and 24th in the 3-meter springboard at the U.S. Diving Spring National. He was 15th in the Finals of the NCAA Zone E Championship 1-meter and 12th in the 3-meter event earlier this year. He is a previous Junior Region-6 Champion in the 1 and 3-meter events. He was a freshman last season at Stanford.
UPCOMING DIVING SCHEDULE FOR THE CARDINAL
Men's 3m Springboard (Dumais), August 12
Men's 1m Springboard (Dumais, Sishc), August 13
Men's Platform (Sishc), August 14
RESULTS AVAILABLE HERE: