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Bean Places 22nd in Womenís 1-Meter, Eckhoff Takes 24th in Menís 3-Meter on Day Two of NCAA Zone ďAĒ Diving
Sophomore Katie Bean
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. Ė UMBC sophomore Katie Bean (Mechanicsville, Va./Atlee) finished 22nd in the womenís 1-meter competition and senior Andrew Eckhoff (Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) placed 24th in the menís 3-meter event, on Day Two of the NCAA Zone ďAĒ Diving Meet at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center.
For Bean, it is her second top-25 finish at the meet, after placing 21st yesterday in the 3-meter competition. Today, the America East Most Outstanding Female Diver scored 223.00 points, just 3.30 points behind the 18th place finisher who advanced to the finals. Freshman Corinna Darelius (Rye, N.Y./Rye) also competed for the Retrievers, placing 41st by scoring 182.25 points.
In the menís competition, Eckhoff finished his career by scoring 275.45 in the 3-meter prelims and placing 24th. The 3-meter record holder for UMBC, Eckhoff is a two-time America East Most Outstanding Male Diver after sweeping both competitions at this yearís conference meet in Maine. In addition, he won both events at the ECAC meet at Harvard to earn Most Outstanding Diver honors there as well.
Competing at his first Zones meet, sophomore Ryan Green (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) placed 34th on Saturday with a score of 233.45 in the prelims.
The NCAA Zone ďAĒ Meet wraps up tomorrow with the menís and womenís platform diving competition.