Swimming and Divings Harris Claims Second WAC Award
DENVER, Colo. – Northern
Arizona swimming and diving’s Taryn Harris was selected
Verizon Wireless Western Athletic Conference Diver of the Week.
Harris finished first on both the 1-meter and 3-meter springboards
in a double dual last weekend in San Diego, Calif.
Harris, from East Wenatchee, Wash., led NAU diving to wins against San Diego and San Diego State on both boards while helping the Lumberjacks place first, second, and third in each event.
Harris won on the 1-meter with a score of 273.30 and scored 305.30 on the 3-meter. The junior diver finished 20 points ahead of the teammate Cassie Anderson on the 1-meter and 40 points ahead of teammate Lana Christensen on the 3-meter.
The diver of the week award was the
second for Harris this season and the fourth diving award for the
Lumberjacks this year. The swimming team has totaled two
awards this year with Fi Connell winning twice.
Harris and the Lumberjacks were competing in their final dual meet of the season and will participate in the WAC Championships on February 24-27.
Other divers nominated: Stacey Luke, Fresno State; and Amanda Morrow, Idaho.
Other swimmers nominated: Heidi Gjoen, Fresno State; Cortnee Hanson, Idaho; Fi Connell, Northern Arizona; and Caitlin Macky, San Jose State.