Huang 15th After Day One of Zones

March 14, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - University of Nevada diver En Tien Huang is 15th after day one of the Zone E Diving Championships, scoring 285 points in the three-meter dive.

Samantha Pickens of Arizona won the three meter with a score of 352.40 total points.

The top nine finishers at this year's event will earn a spot at the NCAA Championships, held from March 21-23 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The one-meter dive and platform dive will be Friday and Saturday, respectively, and will begin at 11 a.m. The finals of each event are currently slated to begin at 1:45 p.m.

Last season, Huang finished ninth in Zone E, which was one spot out of the NCAA's. With more women posting qualifying scores in Zone E this season, the total number of entrants will go up to nine. The Nevada junior was All-Mountain West in each discipline this season. At the Mountain West Championships, she finished eighth in the one-meter at 269.94, first in the three-meter at 339.30 and third in the platform event at 252.63.