Bronco Divers Head to Zone Qualifying Meet
Ciera Cortney will compete at Zones for the fourth-straight year.

March 12, 2014

BOISE, Idaho--Boise State will send all four of its divers to compete at the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships, March 13-15. The championships will be held at Cadet Natatorium at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Ciera Cortney, Erin Kohlbeck, Karli Kriewall and Jordan Marthens will represent the Broncos at Zones this weekend. All four Broncos will compete in all three events.

Cortney, a senior from Las Vegas, returns to the meet for the fourth-straight year. She is the first Bronco to qualify for zones four times. Cortney placed second on one-meter at the Mountain West Championships last month. She also placed fifth on three-meter and sixth on platform.

Kohlbeck, a junior from Woodbury, Minn., will make her first appearance at Zones. She took fifth on platform at the Mountain West Championships, in addition to eighth on three-meter and 13th on one-meter.

Kriewall and Marthens will make their debuts at Zones as rookies. Marthens took ninth on platform at the Mountain West Championships, and Kriewall placed 13th on platform and 16th on one-meter.

Event Order

Thursday, March 14
Women's 1m Prelims 11 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
Women's 3m Finals 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
Friday, March 15
Women's 3m Prelims 11 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
Women's 3m Finals 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday, March 16
Women's Platform Prelims 11 a.m.-12:35 p.m.
Women's Platform Finals 12:50 p.m.-1:20 p.m.

24 schools on the women's side will be represented at Zone E, including all nine Mountain West schools. Attending will be: Air Force, Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, BYU, Cal, Colorado State, Denver, Fresno State, Hawai'I, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, New Mexico State, Northern Arizona, San Diego State, San Jose State, Stanford, UC Davis, UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, USC, Utah, Wyoming.

Zone E will send eight women to the NCAA Championships. Below is the predetermined qualifying order for the NCAA Championships. If a diver represents a slot already selected, the next position will qualify until there are eight divers.

Qualification Order

1. Platform 1st place
2. 3-meter 1st place
3. 1-meter 1st place
4. 3-meter 2nd place
5. 1-meter 2nd place
6. 3-meter 3rd place
7. 1-meter 3rd place
8. Platform 2nd place
9. 3-meter 4th place
10. 1-meter 4th place
11. 3-meter 5th place
12. Platform 3rd place
13. 1-meter 5th place
14. 3-meter 6th place
15. 1-meter 6th place
16. Platform 4th place
17. 3-meter 7th place
18. 1-meter 7th place
19. 3-meter 8th place
20. Platform 5th place
21. 1-meter 8th place
22. 3-meter 9th place
23. 1-meter 9th place
24. Platform 6th place
25. 3-meter 10th place
26. 1-meter 10th place
27. 3-meter 11th place
28. Platform 7th place
29. 1-meter 11th place
30. 3-meter 12th place
31. 1-meter 12th place

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