Dan Mazzaferro Wins Platform At LSU Diving Invitational

Dec. 2, 2007

BATON ROUGE, La. - Auburn divers Dan Mazzaferro and Kelly Marx took the top two spots on the Platform as the Tigers wrapped up their weekend at the LSU Diving Invitational.

Mazzaferro scored a NCAA zone-qualifying 364.65 in the win, beating out teammate Marx who finished second with a score of 318.05.

"I was very pleased with Dan's improvement since his Georgia Tech Invitational score a couple of weeks ago and the way he came back after not making the finals in the 1-meter yesterday," said head coach Jeff Shaffer. "Kelly just missed one dive, but it is a new dive, so it gives us an opportunity to work on that dive and improve."

Also competing was Scott Morgan, who finished sixth in the event with a score of 284.25.

"Overall, it was a very successful day and a very successful meet," said Shaffer. "Now we fine-tune and get ready for finals and finish the fall semester strong academically and prepare for the championships part of our season."

The Auburn swimming and diving team takes a break from competition until its Holiday Training Trip, Dec. 29 - Jan. 4, 2008 in Fort Peirce, Fla. Auburn's divers return to action Jan. 3 - 5, 2008 at the Georgia Diving Invitational in Athens, Ga.



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