Cecco Finishes In 14th Place At NCAA Three-Meter Diving

Danielle Cecco finished in 14th place at the NCAAS in the three meters.
Danielle Cecco finished in 14th place at the NCAAS in the three meters. UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM

March 18, 2012

AUBURN, Ala. - University of Connecticut junior Danielle Cecco (Hicksville, N.Y.) finished in 14th place in the three-meter diving event on Friday at the NCAA Championships at Auburn University.

Cecco scored a 303.75 in the preliminaries to earn her way into the "B" finals. She then came back with a 308.60 in the finals to give UConn three points in the team standings.

The performance at the NCAAs concludes a terrific season for Cecco as she was named the BIG EAST Diver of the Year and was the three-meter champion at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships for the second-consecutive year.

Cecco also finished in 28th place in the one-meter event at the NCAAs on Thursday with a score of 268.10 points.