Stephanie Ortiz Named MWC Women's Co-Diver of the Week

Feb. 10, 2009


For the second consecutive week, Wyoming Cowgirl Stephanie Ortiz has been selected as the Mountain West Conference Women's Diver of the Week. This season she has earned the award six times out of the 12 week period.

Ortiz, a junior from Colorado Springs, Colo., won three of four springboard events over the weekend. Against Colorado State, she won the 1-meter springboard with a score of 280.95, and placed second on the 3-meter springboard with a 283.05 clip. The following day, Ortiz swept both springboard events against Air Force, scoring 286.50 on the 1-meter and 307.50 on the 3-meter.

Colorado State junior Nicole Kelley shared the award with Ortiz this week, while Colorado State junior Jennifer Muniz was named Women's Swimmer of the Week. BYU senior Jacoby Jacobsen earned MWC Men's Swimmer of the Week honors, while BYU sophomore Ron Morris and TCU sophomore Kyle Callens were named men's co-divers of the week.