Virginia Finishes Second at NCAA Zone Meet
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Three members of the Virginia men’s diving team – senior Alex D’Ambrosio, sophomore Briggy Imbriglia and freshman Kevin Moore – completed competition over the weekend at the NCAA Zone Meet. The meet was held at the Sonny Werblin Recreation Center on Rutgers’ Busch Campus. Virginia placed second overall in the 23-team event.
“I am extremely excited how the team performed,” Virginia diving coach Rich MacDonald said. “They all moved up spots from prelims to finals in every event. Alex saved his best diving for his last meet so I’m happy for him. Briggy and Kevin dove great and gained valuable exposure and experience. As a whole, the team achieved most of our goals that we set for the meet. wish we could have gotten one of them to advance to NCAAs but they gave it their best shot. To finish second out of 23 teams at this competitive of a meet was a great accomplishment for them.”
Imbriglia posted Virginia’s best finish of the meet, placing second on the platform event. He finished with a score of 614.50, which set a school record. Moore was eighth in the platform event (463.35) while D’Ambrosio was 10th overall (438.10).
D’Ambrosio, diving in his final meet as a Cavalier, earned a fifth-place finish on the 1-meter board (603.80) and a sixth-place finish on the 3-meter board (610.95).
Imbriglia was eighth on the 1-meter board (588.20) and 14th on the 3-meter board (570.35). Moore took ninth in the 3-meter event (593.40).
For complete results from the Zone A Diving Meet, click here.
NCAA Zone A Diving Meet
Top 10 Results
1. Virginia Tech 149 2. Virginia 113 3. Connecticut 47 Navy 47 5. Massachusetts 41 Buffalo 41 7. George Mason 37 8. Rider 26 9. Princeton 22 10. Pittsburgh 20