March 12, 2014
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va.—Five Virginia divers earned top-10 finishes on the final day of the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships Wednesday (March 12) at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center.
On the men’s platform, junior JB Kolod (Pittsburgh, Pa.) placed fourth with a total score of 682.95 (342.90 in prelims), while sophomore Carl Buergler (Arlington, Va.) was seventh with 625.45 points (311.50 in prelims). Fellow sophomore Jordan Sacks (Wilmette, Ill.) finished 10th with 573.80 points (281.65 in prelims) and classmate Colby Shinholser (Burtonsville, Md.) was right behind in 11th with 571.55 (280.80 in prelims).
In the women’s platform event, sophomore Becca Corbett (Louisville, Ky.) placed sixth with 477.75 points (236.10 in prelims), while fellow sophomore Katie Warburg (Wilton, Conn.) was eighth with 390.80 points (194.75 in prelims).
Based on his win on the 3-meter boards on Monday, Kolod will compete at the NCAA Championships, which will be held in Austin, Texas, March 27-29.
'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.
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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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