March 7, 2017
Christiansburg, Va. - For the second consecutive day, Virginia freshman Bryce Shelton (Vienna, Va.) qualified for the NCAA Championships at the Zone A Diving Championships at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center in Christiansburg, Va.
A day after earning a spot in the NCAA field for the 1-meter competition, Shelton finished third in the 3-meter event on Tuesday. He posted a score of 719.90 points. Classmate Samson Miller (Fairfax, Va.) also advanced to the finals in the 3-meter, finishing 15th at 629.35.
On the women’s side, UVA placed three divers in the 1-meter finals. Junior Corey Johnson (Ambler, Pa.) posted the team’s best mark, finishing 13th with 508.65 points. Sophomore Kirsten Parkinson (Stamford, Conn.) was 16th at 488.55 and sophomore Kylie Towbin (New Canaan, Conn.) was 17th at 487.95.
The Zone A Diving Championships concludes Wednesday with the platform competition for both the men and women. The top six men advance to the NCAAs while the top four on the men’s side will move on to nationals.
Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.Hazzard Aiming to Uphold Family TraditionTrack & Field, Cross Country12/11/17A freshman from Long Island, New York, Halle Hazzard is the younger sister of Payton Hazzard, who was an All-America sprinter for the Cavaliers.UVA's Campbell Winners Share Special BondFootball12/6/17UVA is the only ACC school with multiple winners of the prestigious Campbell Trophy: Tom Burns in 1993 and Micah Kiser this year.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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