Nov. 6, 2009
Junior Karina Silva started off her Bruin career strongly on Friday at the Trojan Invitational as she picked up Zone qualifiers on three-meter and tower as UCLA's top finisher on both events.
On three-meter, Silva posted a prelim score of 280.45 for the third-best point total heading into finals. Once in the final, Silva score a career-high and Zone qualifier of 302.65 to finish third overall. On tower, Silva also picked up a Zone mark with a score of 224.90, also finishing third overall.
Junior Laura Winn had a career day on three-meter as she posted a top score of 263.75 for fifth-place overall (previous best, 241.95). Winn was also fourth on tower with a total of 215.15 points, missing the Zone qualifier by less then 10 points.
All four women will compete on one-meter on Saturday to wrap up the first diving competition of the season.