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Diving Team in Action at Air Force Invitational

Diving Team in Action at Air Force Invitational

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona diving team will participate in the Air Force Diving Invitational this weekend in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Lumberjacks are set to begin competition at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 29 and start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, January 30.

Friday's competition will consist of the men's 3-meter springboard, slated to begin at 2:00 p.m., followed by the women's 1-meter springboard, which will start at 4:00 p.m.

On Saturday, the men's 1-meter springboard will begin at 9:00 a.m., followed by the women's 3-meter springboard at 10:30 a.m. Competition concludes with the men's and women's combined platform, scheduled to start at 1:30 Saturday afternoon.

The event will feature a talented field with seven schools entering divers including five Mountain West Conference members and Northern Colorado out of the Big Sky Conference.

The NAU diving team has enjoyed a strong season and holds the top scores in the Western Athletic Conference in the 1-meter and 3-meter. Junior Lana Christensen has turned in the best mark on the 1-meter, 302.25, while junior Tayrn Harris is tops on the 3-meter, 350.48, which was also a NAU record.

The Lumberjacks will take part in competition this weekend then rejoin the swimming team in a double dual to close the regular season. NAU will face San Diego and San Diego State in San Diego, Calif., on Friday, February 5.