ATLANTA (March 9) – Georgia Tech rookie diver Paul McCarty (Ypsilanti, Mich.) opened competition at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships on March 9 by participating on the one-meter spring board event. The two-day diving meet is being held at the Gabrielson Natatorium in Athens, Ga.
The top five performers in each diving event automatically qualify for the NCAA Championships in College Station, Texas.
McCarty finished 28th on the one-meter board with his score of 191.90. Georgia’s Jud Campbell won the first competition of the Zones, as he turned in a score of 351.10.
Competition will continue tomorrow at 10 a.m., with the three-meter spring board event, and will conclude at 6 p.m. with the platform diving competition.