Colonial of the Week - GW Swimming & Diving's Miranda Simon
Diver Posts NCAA Zones Qualifying Score
Sport: Swimming & Diving
Hometown: Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
High School: Fox Chapel Area
Miranda Simon posted an NCAA Zone qualifying score on the 3-meter boards on Saturday. Her career-best 291.4 performance surpassed the NCAA Zone qualifying threshold of 280 for the 3-meter event, making Simon GW's first diver to post a Zone qualifying score since diving was reinstated at GW in the 2014-15 season.
Simon is now eligible to compete for a spot at the NCAA Championships; NCAA Zones will take place during the first two weeks of March at various host sites.
The sophomore took first in both the 1-meter and 3-meter events in GW's defeat of Howard on Saturday, posting another career best of 252.00 on the 1-meter boards.