Chucta, Coonce Lead University of Delaware Performers at Delaware Diving Invitational
February 4, 2012
File Photo Courtesy of Mark Campbell
NEWARK, Del. -- Heather Chucta (at right) and Brian Coonce were the top finishers for the University of Delaware as the Blue Hens hosted the three-team Delaware Diving Invitational Saturday at the Rawstrom Natatorium.
Delaware’s Chucta placed seventh in the one-meter diving event with a score of 235.00 points and was eighth in the three-meter event (235.10) on the women’s side while Coonce finished third in both events in the men’s division, posting 291.80 points on the one-meter and 299.50 points on the three-meter board.
Also for the Delaware women, Schaefer Andrews finished ninth in both the one-meter (226.05) and three-meter (206.35) events.
Also for the Delaware men, Seth Bergman was fourth on both the one-meter (287.25) and three-meter (287.25) boards while Nicholas Hoffman was sixth in the three-meter (257.75) and eighth in the one-meter (226.90) and John Gravatt was eighth in the three-meter (204.20) and ninth in the one-meter (223.03) event.
Towson’s Caroline Baker dominated the women’ competition as she won both the one-meter and three-meter events while Ryan Kuser of West Chester University captured both events on the men’s side.
Women’s 1-meter Diving Results: 1. Caroline Baker (Towson), 323.25; 2. Lauren Ray (Towson), 273.90; 3. Lyndsey Dickson (Towson), 269.65; 4. Gabrielle Lepore (Towson), 254.90; 5. Michelle Murphy (West Chester), 252.40; 6. Kelsey Tennett (West Chester), 249.60; 7. Heather Chucta (Delaware), 235.00; 8. Michelle Heinemann (West Chester), 229.45; 9. Schaefer Andrews (Delaware), 226.05; 10. Margaret Meade (West Chester), 163.00.
Women’s 3-meter Diving Results: 1. Caroline Baker (Towson), 307.90; 2. Lyndsey Dickson (Towson), 305.60; 3. Gabrielle Leport (Towson), 276.65; 4. Lauren Ray (Towson), 264.90; 5. Kelsey Tennett (West Chester), 249.50; 6. Michelle Murphy (West Chester), 246.80; 7. Michelle Heinemann (West Chester), 244.35; 8. Heather Chucta (Delaware), 235.10; 9. Schaefer Andrews (Delaware), 206.35; 10. Kirby Bittner (West Chester), 194.80; 11. Margaret Meade (West Chester), 180.55.