Bransfield, Cecco Honored As BIG EAST Diving Championships

Danielle Cecco was named the BIG EAST Most Outstanding Diver.
Danielle Cecco was named the BIG EAST Most Outstanding Diver. UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM

Feb. 11, 2012

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Univeristy of Connecticut junior Danielle Cecco (Hicksville, N.Y.) finished second in the three-meter diving with a score of 309.95 at the BIG EAST Championship on Saturday. Cecco was named the 2012 BIG EAST Women's Most Outstanding Diver at the Championship after a first place and runner-up finish on the one-meter and three-meter boards, respectively.

The Diving Coach of the Year honors were also awarded, with Connecticut's John Bransfieldwinning 2012 BIG EAST Women's Diving Coach of the Year.

UConn senoir Kelly McCauley (Cortland Manor,  was 14th in the three-meters on Saturday with a score of 215.35 while Nicole Borriello was 19th with 199.10 points.

On th men's side, junior Grant Fecteau (Delmar, N.Y.) was fifth in the one-meters with 273.15 points after scoring a 270.50 in the preliminaries.   

The diving portion of the BIG EAST Championship wraps up Sunday, Feb. 12 at noon with platform diving.

For complete results of the men's 1-meter diving and women's 3-meter events visit the BIG EAST Swimming & Diving Championship Central page and check out the results link.

2012 BIG EAST Men's Most Outstanding Diver
Nicholas Nemetz, Notre Dame, Fr.

2012 BIG EAST Women's Most Outstanding Diver
Danielle Cecco, Connecticut, Jr.

2012 BIG EAST Men's Diving Coach of the Year
Caiming Xie, Notre Dame

2012 BIG EAST Women's Diving Coach of the Year
John Bransfield, Connecticut

Men's 1-Meter Diving Final Results

Place Name Team Score Points
1 Nicholas Nemetz Notre Dame 322.30 20.0
2 Aaron Snyder Pittsburgh 286.80 17.0
3 Richard Pokorny West Virginia 283.35 16.0
4 Michael Kreft Notre Dame 277.75 15.0
5 Grant Fecteau Connecticut 273.15 14.0
6 Erik Moore Pittsburgh 266.80 13.0
7 Sean Rademaker Notre Dame 263.10 12.0
8 John Andrade Notre Dame 253.90 11.0

Women's 3-Meter Diving Final Results

Place Name Team Score Points
1 Jenny Chiang Notre Dame 320.90 20.0
2 Danielle Cecco Connecticut 309.95 17.0
3 Hannah Gadd Louisville 298.05 16.0
4 Lindsey Stephens Louisville 282.50 15.0
5 Emily Stalmack Louisville 263.70 14.0
6 Hally Vandepoel West Virginia 254.15 13.0
7 Allison Casareto Notre Dame 247.45 12.0
8 Nicole Honey Rutgers 211.85 11.0

Men's Team Standings
1. Notre Dame - 129
2. Pittsburgh - 72
3. West Virginia - 46
4. Louisville - 27
5. Connecticut - 26
6. Georgetown - 4
7. Providence - 3
8. Seton Hall - 2
9. Cincinnati - 1

Women's Team Standings
1. Louisville - 74
2. Notre Dame - 71
3. Rutgers - 52
4. Connecticut - 47
5. Pittsburgh - 43
6. West Virginia - 15
7. Villanova - 7
8. Providence - 1