Colaric and Delgado Garner MWC Diving Honors

Nov. 9, 2000

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

University of Wyoming divers Lauren Colaric and Oscar Delgado havebeen selected as Mountain West Conference women's and men's divers ofthe week, respectively.

Colaric, a sophomore transfer from Auburn University, wasinstrumental in the the Cowgirls' 131-34 blowout victory over MetroState Nov. 4. The Grand Junction, Colo., native swept both the 1-meterand 3-meter diving events with scores of 264.30 and 277.80. Her scoreon the 1-meter was a personal best and the eighth best mark in Wyominghistory while her score on the 3-meter board was the third best inschool history. Colaric's finish on the 3-meter also automaticallyqualified her for the NCAA Zone Diving Championships.

Delgado, from Covina, Calif., swept both diving events for thesecond consecutive meet this season, winning the 1-meter with a score of274.12 and the 3-meter with a score of 268.35. His performances helpedlead the Cowboys to an easy 126-62 victory over Metro State Nov. 4.This is the second time this season Delgado has earned athlete of theweek honors.