Cyclones conclude day-one of the Zone Championships


Junior Julie Dickinson dives during the preliminaries against University of Kansas on Feb. 5.

Allison Waltes

The ISU diving team completed its first day of the NCAA Zone “D” Diving championships in College Station, Texas on Monday. Four divers competed in the meet, making it the fourth time ever that had four divers qualified for the Zones meet in school history.

Becky Stochl and freshman Maggie James competed in the Zone Championships for their first time ever today, scoring 187.80 and 179.45 in the 1-meter prelims, respectively.

With a score of 245.60 in the one-meter dive, Julie Dickinson had an all-time best place, finishing in 31st.  Dickinson was .35 points away from her top-30 spot on the springboard. This year is Dickinson’s second year competing at the Zones Championship.

Senior, Elyse Brouillette, was the sixth diver in Iowa State history to compete in the competition for four consecutive years. She scored a 254.50 and finished in 26th place, just a few points away form making the top-18 finals cut.

The action in College Station will continue Tuesday starting with prelims for the three-meter board at 11 a.m.