March 10, 2012
BUFFALO, N.Y. - University of Connecticut junior diver Danielle Cecco (Hicksville, N.Y.) won the NCAA Zone Diving championship in the three-meter event on Saturday. Cecco, who finished third in the one-meter on Friday, earned a spot in both events at the NCAA National Championship, which will be held March 15-17 in Auburn, Ala.
Cecco's NCAA Zone title in the three-meters was her second consecutive and she earned a spot in both NCAA national events last year. Cecco scored a 643.05 in the three-meter on Saturday with a 319.30 in the preliminaries and a 323.75 in the finals. On Friday in the one-meter, she scored a 565.15.
Senior Kelly McCauley (Cortland Manner, N.Y.) was 22nd in the one-meter with a score of 226.20 and was 38th in the three-meter with a score of 189.40.
On the men's side, Grant Fecteau (Delmar, N.Y.) was eighth in the one-meter with 603.70 points and 11th in the one-meter with 621.35 points.