Bronco Divers Compete at Zone Championships
MINNEAPOLIS-- Two members of the Boise State women's swimming and diving team competed at the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships Thursday through Saturday, in Minneapolis. Redshirt Junior Amanda Burnett and freshman Ciera Cortney became the first Broncos to take part in the meet, which serves as a qualifying competition for the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.
Burnett and Cortney each secured their best performances Satuday, during the platform competition. Burnett placed in the top 12 to qualify for the finals. She finished 11th after each round. Cortney posted a career-best 192 in the prelims to place 14th and just miss making the finals.
Cortney and Burnett finished 25th and 26th, respectively in the one-meter competition, Friday.
Cortney placed 30th in the three-meter event on the first day of the meet. Burnett did not compete in the three-meter as she prepared for just her second meet since the first week of December.
Neither Boise State diver was among the six women to qualify for the national championship meet. Junior swimmers Amber Boucher and Stephanie North will travel to Austin, Texas, next week and become the first Boise State student-athletes to participate in the prestigious meet.

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