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Moss Qualifies For NCAA One-Meter Championships

Three-Time All-American Clayton Moss

Three-Time All-American Clayton Moss

March 14, 2003

Auburn, Ala. - The University of Kentucky men's and women's diving teams completed the first round of NCAA Zone B Qualifying at Auburn's James E. Martin Aquatics Center on Friday, March 14.

For the men, senior All-American Clayton Moss qualified for his fourth straight NCAA one-meter championship by winning the qualifying round with a score of 725.00, almost a full 25 points ahead of second-place finisher Andrew Bradley of South Carolina who finished with a 700.45. Moss is seeking his fourth-straight one-meter All-America Team selection.

"This is a testament to the type of competitor Clayton Moss has been his whole career," Coach Mike Lyden said. "He has consistently performed at a high level and we just hope he can take this all the way to a National Championship."

For the women, who were attempting to qualify on the three-meter, freshman Jessica Thompson finished 12th, while junior Michelle Brown finished 18th and senior Kelli Frost finished 32nd. Only the top five in each event qualify for the NCAA Championship meet.

Qualifying continues on Saturday, March 15, with woman's one-meter at 10 a.m. CT and men's three-meter at approximately 3:30 p.m. CT.

Agate:

Men's NCAA Qualifiers After Day 1
1. Clayton Moss (UK) 725.00
2. Andrew Bradley (USC) 700.45
3. Kris Daugherty (UGA) 669.70
4. Phil Jones (UT) 651.15
5. Zach Wilcox (UF) 650.00

Women's NCAA Qualifiers After Day 1
1. Lane Bassham (UALA) 534.65
2. Kylee Wells (UT) 507.50
3. Jaime Sanger (UT) 504.45
4. Tracey Richardson (USC) 503.65
5. Lauren King (USC) 504.45

 

 

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