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Huskies Sweep The American's Divers of the Week Awards

Taryn Urbanus is one of two Huskies to win The American's Diver of the Week award.
Dec. 8, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Two members of the University of Connecticut diving team received weekly honors from the American Athletic Conference. Senior Taryn Urbanus (Quincy, Mass.) was named Female Diver of the Week and sophomore Daniel Kinney (Middletown, Conn.) earned Male Diver of the Week, as announced by the conference on Tuesday.

At the Rutgers Quad Meet in Piscataway, N.J., Urbanus finished second on the one-meter platform with a score of 285.65 before coming in fourth on the three-meter with 262.50 points.

Kinney swept the field at the Scarlet Knights’ meet last weekend. The Connecticut native took first in the one-meter by earning 264.50 points and followed up with 313.30 points on the three-meter for his second victory of the day.

The Huskies are back in action in January when they travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico for the Copa Coqui Invitational.