Divers Look to Punch Tickets to NCAAs
March 4, 2016
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
The University of Wyoming men's and women's divers will take part in the NCAA Zone "E" Diving Meet, one of five zone meets held across the country beginning Monday. The event is hosted by Northern Arizona University and will run on March 7-9. Divers compete in their respective zone meets to earn bids to the NCAA Championships.
Wyoming will be represented by senior Kari Campbell, juniors Keely Bishop and Jacob Rehmeier and sophomore Austin Rettinghouse. It will be the third appearance for Campbell and Rehmeier, while it's the second trip for Bishop and Rettinghouse.
Campbell was named the MW Diver of the Week on Jan. 12, after winning both the 1 and 3-meter diving events for UW against Denver. During the 2016 MW Championships, Campbell finished sixth (233.85) in the platform, eighth (272.75) in the 1-meter event and 14th (270.45) in the 3-meter competition.
Bishop earned her first MW Diver of the Week award on Oct. 27, after she helped guide the Cowgirls to two dual victories against New Mexico State and New Mexico. Bishop won the 1-meter event against New Mexico State and the 3-meter competition against New Mexico. At the 2016 MW Championships, Bishop finished third (248.70) in the platform event, ninth (289.75) in the 1-meter event and 16th (258.70) in the 3-meter.
Rettinghouse was named the WAC Diver of the Week on Dec. 8, after he led the Cowboy divers in the upset over then-No. 14 Utah. He won the 3-meter diving event with a season-best score of 357.61, and also took second on the 1-meter event with a final of 309.60. At the WAC Championships, Rettinghouse finished second (316.75) in the 1-meter event, third (314.95) in the 3-meter competition and sixth (263.05) on the platform.
Rehmeier claimed fourth (299.65) in the 1-meter competition, seventh (241.00) on the platform and ninth (296.50) place in the 3-meter diving event at the WAC Championships that were held this last week at the University of Houston's Campus and Recreation Wellness Natatorium.
The top five female and top four male divers from each event at their respective zone diving meet will be eligible to compete at the NCAA Championships. Additional place finishers in each event at each zone will be eligible based on the number of student-athletes from that zone who finished in the top-16 In that event at the previous year's NCAA Championships.
NCAA Zone "E" Diving Championships
Monday, March 7
||Women's 1-meter Prelims
||Women's 1-meter Finals
||Men's 3-meter Prelims
||Men's 3-meter Finals
Tuesday, March 8
||Women's 3-meter Prelims
||Women's 3-meter Finals
||Men's 1-meter Prelims
||Men's 1-meter Finals
Wednesday, March 9
||Women's Platform Prelims
||Women's Platform Finals
||Men's Platform Prelims
||Men's Platform Finals