Feb. 11, 2012
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.
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
|1||Nicholas Nemetz||Notre Dame||322.30||20.0|
|3||Richard Pokorny||West Virginia||283.35||16.0|
|4||Michael Kreft||Notre Dame||277.75||15.0|
|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
|1||Jenny Chiang||Notre Dame||320.90||20.0|
|6||Hally Vandepoel||West Virginia||254.15||13.0|
|7||Allison Casareto||Notre Dame||247.45||12.0|
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