RICHMOND, Va., February 5, 2013 – Senior diver Kimberly Helfrich (Fort Belvoir, Va./West Springfield) claimed her seventh Colonial Athletic Association Diver of the Week award in recognition of her performance at last weekend’s Bucknell Bison Invitational. The 2011 CAA Diver of the Year has earned the CAA’s weekly diving honor 12 times in her career.
Helfrich dominated Saturday’s meet in both the one-meter and three-meter boards. She finished first ahead of sophomore teammate Alex Savage (Carrolton, Texas/Lewisville Hebron) in each event with a score of 295.05 on the one-meter and 297.40 on the three-meter board.
Helfrich has earned the CAA’s Diver of the Week honor in seven of the eight week’s that she’s participated in an event this season. William & Mary’s Liz Glenn received CAA Swimmer of the Week honors.
JMU competes in its last meet before the Colonial Athletic Association Championships at the UVA Cavalier Invitational on Feb. 15-16 in Charlottesville, Va.
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