SWIM/DIVE: Pack divers claim ACC weekly awards
Posted February 5, 2013
Greensboro, N.C. — NC State senior divers Hannah Hopkins and Hudson Rains have been selected as the ACC Female and Male Divers of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday.
Hopkins tallied the highest score on the three-meter board with a 318.52 at the meet versus UNC on Saturday. The Greensboro, N.C., native finished second on the one-meter with a 277.80, just shy of fellow Wolfpack diver Rachael Mumma for first in the event.
For the men, Rains claimed the top-spot on the one-meter and three-meter springboards on Saturday against the Tar Heels. The native of Houston, Texas, posted a 366.75 in the one-meter competition, claiming the top score by more than 60 points. He also won the three-meter board with a score of 385.95. The selection comes as the second of the season for Rains, as he was also named Male Diver of the Week on Oct. 9.
The Wolfpack has now completed the regular season portion of its schedule and will return to action at the ACC Championships. The women's ACCs will be held Feb. 20-23 along with the men's diving championships in Greensboro, N.C., at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. The men's swimming ACC Championships will be Feb. 27- Mar. 2, at the same venue.