March 3, 2007
ATHENS, Ga. – Junior Evan Stowers tallied a score of 708.30 on the men’s three-meter springboard to finish fourth at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships on Saturday at Gabrielsen Natatorium. Stowers, a native of Independence, Ky., qualifies for his second straight NCAA Championship.
“He had his best list of three-meter dives ever,” said Tech diving coach John Ames. “He missed one dive in prelims and came back real strong in the finals.
“He has really competed this weekend and for him to come back today, unlike he was able to do yesterday, was outstanding. We are proud that he will represent Georgia Tech for a second time at the NCAA Championships.”
Freshman Hannah Krimm posted a score of 489.35 on the women’s one-meter board to finish in 13th place for the Yellow Jackets.
“She had a great second list of dives,” said Ames. “First list of dives was ok. If she would’ve dived the finals like the prelims, she probably would have a chance. But it’s great to see her accomplish what she did this weekend as a freshman.”
Junior Stephanie England tallied a 27th-place finish for Tech in the prelims of the women’s one-meter diving event. Junior Peter Doblar finished 26th in the prelims of the men’s three-meter board with a score of 272.25.
The meet will conclude on Sunday with the platform diving event. The men will begin at 11 a.m., followed by the women at 1 p.m. Stowers and England will both compete for the Jackets on the platform.