Wyoming Divers Set For Big Stage at Zone E Championships
FEDERAL WAY, Wash., – The University of Wyoming diving team continues its season Monday. Four Cowgirls and one Cowboy are slated to compete in the Zone E Championships Monday through Wednesday inside Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic.
“The divers have worked hard this year to prepare themselves for Zone Championships,” diving coach Mark Murdock said. “The expectation for us as a team is to be competitive and challenge some of the best divers in the nation. Zone championships are a great stepping stone for us to prepare for next season.”
As mentioned, five Wyoming student-athletes are set to dive. Alicia Gonzalez and Gabriella Haigler both qualified in a pair of events. Gonzalez will compete in 1- and 3-meter, while Haigler will go in 1-meter and platform.
Nettie Knapton and Natalie Six round out the Cowgirls at Zones. Knapton will take part in the platform competition, and Six will participate in the 1-meter event.
Payton Lee is the lone Cowboy at Zones. He’s set to compete in platform.
The competition begins with women’s 3-meter and men’s 1-meter being contested Monday. Women’s platform and men’s 3-meter go Tuesday, and women’s 1-meter and men’s platform are slated for Wednesday.