March 12, 2004
At the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships, held in Oklahoma City, OK, sophomore Paige Thompson automatically qualified for the NCAA Championships. Thompson placed third on three-meter springboard, scoring 485.00. Arizona freshman Mary Yarrison won the event (496.30) and Arizona State's Trisha Tumlinson was second (486.85).
The top-three finishers on one-meter and three-meter springboard, along with the top-two finishers on platform are automatically qualified to compete at the NCAA Championships.
The NCAA Zone E Championships will conclude tomorrow. The NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, hosted by Texas A&M in College Station, TX, will begin March 18.