Dec. 7, 2007
Junior All-American Marisa Samaniego has been named the Pac-10 Diver of the Month for November after an excellent month of competition. Samaniego notched wins in six of eight boards she competed on. At the Trojan Diving Invite, Samaniego won the 3-meter with a score of 288.70 and got second place on the 1-meter with 270.95 points. Against Arizona State and Arizona, she swept the competition winning the 1-meter and the 3-meter. Samaniego then notched another win at the Hoosierland Invite on the 3-meter with a season-best 310.10 and finished second on the 1-meter. She has finished no worse than second place in any meet thus far in the season.
This is the first monthly honor for Samaniego and UCLA's fifth women's Diver of the Month all-time.