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    Ferreira Wins Zone Diving Title; Headed To NCAA Nationals

    UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM UConn's Steve Ferreira is headed to the NCAAs in diving.
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    UConn's Steve Ferreira is headed to the NCAAs in diving.
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    March 12, 2010

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - University of Connecticut senior Stephen Ferreira (Madison, Conn.) won the three-meter title at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships on Friday. Ferreira led after the preliminary rounds, which cut the field to 18, and led throughout the finals for a final score of 693.95.

    Ferreira will now compete at the NCAA Championships, which take place March 25-27 in Columbus, Ohio.

    Freshman Grant Fecteau (Delmar, N.Y.) also had an outstanding day for the Huskies as he qualified for the finals field of 18. He had 494.00 points to finish 18th.

    Husky freshman Danielle Cecco (Hicksville, N.Y) of the women's team was sixth in the one-meter event with 523.70 points. Buffalo's Meili Carpenter was the winner of that event with 626.20 points.