Mumma Claims Title on One-Meter Board at Diving Zones
March 12, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - After qualifying for the NCAA Championships on the three-meter diving board on Monday at the NCAA Diving Zone B Qualifying Meet, NC State sophomore Rachel Mumma decided she was not done there, as she proceeded to win the title on the one-meter board Tuesday afternoon. Mumma's performance clinched her second berth in NCAA Diving Championships.
The Harrisburg, Pa., native paced the field with a score of 305.55 in the preliminaries and claimed the title with a combined score of 599.40 in the finals.
Senior Hudson Rains and freshman Charles Retter competed on the three-meter diving board for the men, with Rains posting a score of 335.90 and Retter recording a 287.20 in the prelims. Rains advanced to the finals where he finished sixth with a combined score of 675.90.
Retter and Rains will compete on the men's platform dive Wednesday, Mar. 13, the final day of the Diving Zones. The prelims are slated to begin at 3:30 p.m., with the finals commencing at 5:15 p.m. at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center. Mumma along with senior Hannah Hopkins will take part in the women's platform dive, beginning at 10:30 a.m. with preliminaries.