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Michaela Butler Qualifies For NCAA Championships

Michaela Butler

Michaela Butler

March 10, 2014

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CHRISTIANBURG, Va. - Massachusetts senior diver Michaela Butler is headed back to college swimming and diving's biggest stage.

Butler was second in the 1-meter springboard at the NCAA Zone A Diving Meet at the Christianburg Aquatic Center with a score of 594.80. Her second-place finish advances her to the 2014 NCAA Division I Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, held March 20-22 at the Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis.

The Dennisport, Mass. native finished fourth in the 1-meter and 14th in the 3-meter at last year's NCAA Championships, becoming the first All-American in both UMass and Atlantic 10 women's swimming & diving history.

Fellow UMass diver Mikhaila Eckhardt finished 23rd in the prelims with a score of 219.15. The top 18 advanced to the finals.

Both Butler and Eckhardt are scheduled for the 3-meter event on Tuesday.

In the men's competition, sophomore Josh Koppel finished the 3-meter prelims just out of the top 18, scoring a 288.75 and 20th place. He will compete in the 1-meter event on Tuesday.

Live meet scoring is available from DiveMeets.com with links available at UMassAthletics.com.

 

 

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    Friday, Oct 31
    at Binghamton 5:00 PM Diving at 4 pm
    Swim at 5 pm
    Saturday, Nov 1
    at Binghamton 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Nov 8
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    Friday, Nov 21
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