March 19, 2015
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Junior Shannon Lumbra finished 26th overall on the 1m springboard Thursday night on the opening night of the 2015 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
Lumbra, making the first NCAA Championship by a Tech female diver since 2008, scored 282.35 points in Thursday’s preliminary round. Only the top eight divers advanced to Thursday night’s finals.
Arizona’s Samantha Pickens was crowned national champion, posting a final-round score of 345.90 to beat out Stanford’s Kassidy Cook (340.20).
Lumbra is is one of seven Yellow Jackets competing in this year’s NCAA Championships. The six men will open competition next week when the 2015 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championship commences in Iowa City, Iowa.