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November 20, 2009

Harris Places Seventh on 3-Meter at 2nd Annual Arizona Diving Invitational

TUCSON, Ariz. – Northern Arizona diver Taryn Harris finished seventh in the 3-meter Women’s Championship final with a score of 256.25 at the 2nd Annual Wildcat Diving Invitational on Friday. Harris and the Lumberjacks will compete in the 1-meter and platform events on Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22.

Harris, from East Wenatchee, Wash., advanced to the finals scoring 285.25 in the preliminary round with the competition’s fourth-best performance. The Lumberjacks’ junior diver moved on to the championship round in a meet featuring 70 divers from 12 schools, a list which included top programs in Arizona, Arizona State, BYU, Buffalo, Stanford and Wisconsin.

In the 3-meter competition, divers performed six optional dives. The dives had to come from five different groups and no dive could be repeated.

Along with Harris, five other NAU divers took part in Friday’s 1-meter competition, and the same group will be in action the rest of this weekend with the 3-meter and platform scheduled to take place. Results from Friday’s preliminary round and consolation round will be posted on Saturday, November 21.

3-Meter Championship Prelim Final
1. Margaret Hostage (Stanford) 265.80 298.15
2. Tawni Jones (BYU) 287.30 292.55
3. Meili Carpenter (Buffalo) 267.30 289.00
4. Brittany Jumer (Arizona State) 286.20 285.60
5. Carmen Stellar (Stanford) 304.15 274.65
6. Elina Eggers (Arizona State) 292.00 258.00
7. Taryn Harris (Northern Arizona) 285.25 256.25
8. Ciara Rinaudo (Wisconsin) 241.15 241.15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teams at 2nd Arizona Diving Invitational: Air Force, Arizona, Arizona State, Buffalo, BYU, Northern Arizona, New Mexico, San Diego, San Jose State, Stanford, UNLV, Wisconsin.