March 11, 2015
ATHENS, Ga. – Junior Shannon Lumbra qualified for the NCAA Diving Championship Tuesday, finishing sixth overall on the 1m springboard at the NCAA Zone B Championship at the University of Georgia’s Gabrielsen Natatorium.
The top-10 females on the 1m board earned a championship spot and Lumbra posted a total score of 579.65, which was good for sixth place. She becomes the first Tech female diver to qualify for the NCAA Championship since 2008 when both Stephanie England and Hannah Krimm competed.
The NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship will be contested March 19-21 in Greensboro, N.C.
Also on Tuesday, sophomore men’s diver Brad Homza finished 18th on the 3m springboard. He posted a score of 332.85 in the prelims and his total score was a 615.60.
The Zone B Championship concludes Wednesday with platform diving.