March 14, 2010
ATLANTA – The Florida State diving squad concluded its three days of competition at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships on Sunday, March 14, on the campus of Georgia Tech University. After all results were tabulated two Seminole men, Terry Horner and Landon Marzullo, clinched spots at the men’s NCAA Championships in two weeks. Senior Aleia Monden qualified as an alternate for the women’s NCAA Championships coming up this week.
Horner earned the Seminoles’ lone individual victory as he won the men’s one-meter dive Saturday with a score of 772.45. The senior earned a sixth place finish in the men’s three meter on Friday with a score of 764.85 and a ninth place finish in the men’s platform Sunday with a score of 526.50
Marzullo earned his highest finish of the weekend, third place in the men’s platform dive with a score of 760.55. In the three-meter dive the Columbus, Ohio native finished in fifth place with a score of 770.65. He scored 692.60 points in the men’s one meter to clinch a seventh place finish.
Monden had the best showing on the women’s side for the Seminoles. The senior earned a fourth place finish in the platform dive with a score of 537.55. On Friday she earned a tenth place finish in the one-meter dive with a score of 518.50. In the three-meter the Mililani, Hawaii native earned a 17th place finish with a score of 552.80.
Other top finishes by the Seminoles included Mike Nuebacher and Nick Klein finishing fifth and eighth, respectively, in the men’s platform dive and Kat Adham earning an eighth place finish in the women’s one-meter dive.
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