Kansas' Mertz Places Fifth on the 1M Board at the NCAA Zones
March 14, 2009
COLUMBIA, Mo. –
Kansas diving competed in the one meter event Saturday at the NCAA Zone Diving meet in Columbia, Mo. KU was led by sophomore Erin Mertz, who earned a fifth-place finish with a score of 567.50 points.
Like the three meter competition, 28 divers participated in the one meter event, of which 18 qualified for the event finals. All three Jayhawk divers qualified for the one meter finals.
Mertz’s fifth-place finish will put her in a position to qualify for an NCAA Championships berth. Meghan Proehl had a solid outing as well, finishing eighth with 544.05 points. Hannah McMacken placed 12th with 522.70 points.
Houston’s Anastasia Pozdniakova continued her run as the Zones’ top diver, placing first on the one meter board with 676.15 points. Second place belonged to Kathryn Kelly of Texas, who scored 598.65 points.
For complete results, please click on the link above.
Please check back with kuathletics.com for results following each day’s competition of the NCAA Diving Zones.
Kansas 1M Results
5. Erin Mertz – 567.60
8. Meghan Proehl – 544.05
12. Hannah McMacken – 522.70