Feb. 14, 2010
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Junior diver Wes Villaflor took the top mark at Sunday’s 3-meter trials and did not look back, finishing with a mark of 373.65 in the finals to take the title at the 2010 BIG EAST Championships at Trees Pool. For his efforts, Villaflor was named the championship’s Most Outstanding Diver.
Villaflor held a 45.3 point lead on the field after the trials. Nathan Geary (333.15) stood in second after the preliminaries with Pittsburgh’s Colin Forner (299.55) rounding out the top three.
The Notre Dame duo held their leads in the finals to claim the top two spots. Connecticut’s Stephen Ferreira improved four spots and 46.9 points to take third overall.
Head diving coach Caiming Xie was named the BIG EAST Men’s Diving Coach of the Year.
The BIG EAST Championships resume Wednesday (Feb. 17) at 6 p.m. (ET) as men’s and women’s swimming teams will both be in action.