BLACKSBURG, Va., March 16, 2013 – Sophomore diver Alex Savage (Carrolton, Texas/Lewisville Hebron) finished sixth on the one-meter board as the James Madison diving team wrapped up its season at the NCAA Zone A Qualifier at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center, Saturday.
Savage scored 256.85 points in the preliminaries to head into the finals in fifth. She added 262.20 points in the finals to finish her day in sixth with 519.05 points.
Senior diver Kimberly Helfrich (Fort Belvoir, Va./West Springfield) scored 217.95 points in the prelims to finish up her stellar career by placing 27th in the event.
Virginia Tech’s Kaylea Arnett won the one-meter dive, scoring 606.35 points. Connecticut’s Danielle Cecco and Massachusetts’ Michaela Butler placed second and third respectively to earn qualifying positions in next week’s NCAA Championship being held in Indianapolis, Ind.
Arnett’s teammates Logan Kline and Kelli Stockton rounded out the top five, finishing fourth and fifth respectively.
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