March 7, 2012
AUBURN, Ala. --- Georgia's Ann-Perry Blank placed ninth on the women's platform on Wednesday in the NCAA Zone B Championships at Auburn's Martin Aquatic Center.
No Georgia diver registered enough points to earn a spot in the NCAA Championships during Wednesday's competition, so their season came to an end.
In the prelims, Blank came in 12th with 223.65 points. She advanced to the finals, where she earned 240.15 points, for a total of 463.80 points and the ninth-place finish. Darcie O'Brien came in 15th with 218.65 points.
In the men's competition, Alex Watson finished 12th with 597.40 points. He rolled up 299.25 points in the prelims for 11th and added 298.15 points in the finals.
The NCAAs for the women will be March 15-17 at Auburn, followed by the men's NCAAs March 22-24 in Federal Way, Wash. The Lady Bulldogs will have 16 swimmers at the national meet, while the Bulldogs have eight swimmers qualified.