Lafranchise Wraps Up Zone Diving Regionals

Sophomore Lucy Lafranchise posted her best finish of the week on the platform on Saturday, finishing 32nd with a season-high score of 177.30 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
 
Sophomore Lucy Lafranchise posted her best finish of the week on the platform on Saturday, finishing 32nd with a season-high score of 177.30 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
 

March 15, 2014

2014 Zone "E" Diving Regionals - Complete ResultsGet Acrobat Reader

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- UC Davis sophomore diver Lucy Lafranchise wrapped up her stay at the 2014 Zone "E" Diving Regionals with a season high on the platform on Saturday in the event hosted by the Air Force Academy at the Cadet Natatorium in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Lafranchise, making her second-straight appearance at the regionals, posted a 177.30 on the platform in the prelims and finish 32nd, topping her previous high of 176.55 set at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships earlier this year.

The platform was the highest finish of the weekend for the sophomore, who competed in all three diving events, as the Bakersfield, Calif., native also finished 33rd in the prelims of the 1-meter with a score of 232.35, and 53rd on the 3-meter board with a score of 196.90.

Lafranchise's scores on the 1-meter and platform this week topped her totals from the 2013 Zone E competition a year ago when she scored a 225.65 and 163.85 during the prelims, to finish 39th and 49th, respectively, as a freshman.

NCAA ZONE E DIVING REGIONALS
Hosted by the Air Force Academy
Cadet Natatorium - Colorado Springs, Colo.

(top five plus UC Davis student-athletes)

1-METER FINALS (March 13, 2014)
1. Haley Ishimatsu (USC), 580.20
2. Alexandra Clay (Stanford), 577.95
3. Lauren Hall (Hawaii), 567.40
4. Hailey Casper (Arizona State), 565.50
5. Stephanie Phipps (Stanford), 557.55

1-METER PRELIMS
1. Alexandra Clay (Stanford), 290.30
2. Hailey Casper (Arizona State), 285.80
3. Haley Ishimatsu (USC), 282.95
4. Kassidy Cook (Stanford), 277.50
5. Stephanie Phipps (Stanford), 277.25
33. Lucy Lafranchise (UC Davis), 232.35

3-METER FINALS (March 14, 2014)
1. Haley Ishimatsu (USC), 661.55
2. Hailey Casper (Arizona State), 654.90
3. En-tein Huang (Nevada), 651.60
4. Kersten Merry (Utah), 637.90
5. Aimee Harrison (Hawaii), 635.25

3-METER PRELIMS
1. Haley Ishimatsu (USC), 322.15
2. En-tien Huang (Nevada), 316.80
3. Aimee Harrison (Hawaii), 312.40
4. Ciera Cortney (Boise State), 309.15
5. Michal Bower (Arizona), 307.65
53. Lucy Lafranchise (UC Davis), 196.90

PLATFORM FINALS (March 15, 2014)
1. Kahley Rowell (California), 573.50
2. Hannah Prigge (Fresno State), 567.60
3. Kersten Merry (Utah), 546.25
4. Annika Lenz (UCLA), 533.60
5. Sydney Czaus (Arizona State), 497.35

PLATFORM PRELIMS
1. Kahley Rowell (California), 304.00
2. Hannah Prigge (Fresno State), 280.55
3. Annika Lenz (UCLA), 268.85
4. Kersten Merry (Utah), 257.40
5. Lillian Hinrichs (Stanford), 254.45
32. Lucy Lafranchise (UC Davis), 177.30