Nov. 12, 2013
DENVER, Colo. -
University of Wyoming Cowboy senior diver Derek Campbell was named Western Athletic Conference Diver of the Week on Tuesday afternoon. It is the second time this season that he has received the honor after being named Diver of the Week on Oct. 29.
Campbell, a senior from Laramie, Wyo., had an outstanding weekend against UIC and Northwestern. On Saturday, he set a personal-best and pool record at Flames Natatorium on his way to a first-place finish in the 3-meter springboard with a score of 379.65. His mark was the fourth best in Wyoming history and is the best in the WAC this year. On Friday, he also won the 3-meter event with a then season-best tally of 328.05. He also finished second in the 1-meter event on both days.
Also released Tuesday afternoon was the men's Endless Swimming /CollegeSwimming.com Poll, the Cowboys are ranked No. 33 in this week's poll. The Cowgirls are also ranked in the weekly poll coming in at No. 50.