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Fielding Qualifies For 2018 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships

March 6, 2018

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona (UNLVRebels.com) -   Senior Myka Fielding became the first UNLV women's diver in over 15 years to qualify for the 2018 NCAA Swimming & Championships after an outstanding performance on Tuesday at the NCAA Diving E Zones. This year's qualifier is being held on the campus of Northern Arizona in the Douglas J. Wall Aquatic Center in Flagstaff.

THE RUNDOWN - WOMEN:  
On the 3M board, Fielding earned a score of 325.35 putting her in 8th place and punching her ticket to the 2018 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships. 

THE RUNDOWN - MEN: 
On the 1M, senior Robert Morgan earned a score of 219.25, which put him into 22nd place.

QUOTEABLE-
"What an amazing day! Myka has been working her tail off for 2 years for this day, to see all the time and effort pay off was an once in a life time experience that I’ll never forget! I am also so proud of Rob, like Jesse he had his ups and downs, but he finished with an amazing last dive of his career! Next stop Columbus Ohio!"
- DIVING COACH Landon Marzullo 


 

 

"Four of the nine qualifiers are from the MW! That is pretty cool when you are going head to head with the Pac-12."
- HEAD COACH BEN LOORZ

Action continues Wednesday with the platform event for freshman Jesse Cawley.

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