Nov 14, 2018
MEN'S ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: NOV. 6-12
UNLV's Jesse Cawley has been named the Western Athletic Conference Men's Diver of the Week, respectively, for Nov. 6-Nov. 12.
Cawley, a sophomore from Portland, Ore., had a successful outing at the USC Diving Invite. Cawley won the platform dive with 662.6 points. He also set a new school record in the 3-meter tallying a score of 360.9. Finally, he finished third in the 1-meter with a 579.5 score.
Other diver nominee: CSU Bakersfield's Nate Cummins finished sixth at the USC Diving Invite with a score of 521.75 he also took tenth in the 1-meter
WOMEN'S ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: NOV. 6-12
Idaho's Nikki Imanaka has been named the Western Athletic Conference Women's Diver of the Week, respectively, for Nov. 6-Nov. 12.
Imanaka, a redshirt senior from Kaneohe, Hawaii., won both the 3-meter and 1-meter dives in a dual against Wyoming. She won the 3-meter by nearly 15 points with a score of 278.25. She just barely claimed first in the 1-meter scoring 270.82 points and winning by less than two points.
Other diver nominee: CSU Bakersfield's Jocelyne McLaughlin finished 17th with 305.20 points at the USC Dive Invite.
The men and women Roadrunners both competed at the USC Diving Invite over the weekend. For the men, Nate Cummins led the way in the 3-meter scorign a 521.75 total on 12 dives. Adam Estrella followed in eighth and Andrew Huerta finished tenth. Jocelyne McLaughlin was the only competitor for the women as she finished 17th in the 1-meter.
The Vandals lost in a dual against Wyoming, 182.5-117.5. They managed to win five events inclduing two each from Leah Fisk and Nikki Imanaka. Fisk won in the 200 freestyle (1:53.68) and the 500 freestyle (5:14.80). In the 100 breaststroke Aimee Iwamoto finished first (1:06.24) while teammate Cassie Dallas clocked in at 1:06.49 to take second. Imanaka started the meet with a big win in the 3-meter dive. She followed with another first-place finish in the 1-meter by less than two points.
UNLV also compete in the USC Diving Invite. Jesse Cawley won the platform dive with a 662.6 score and set a new school record in the 3-meter with 360.9 points. He also took third in the 1-meter with a score of 579.5.Tazman Abramowicz tallied 599.85 points for a fourth-place finish in the 3-meter.