Springfield, MA --- WPI freshman Veronica Nikolaki (Athens, Greece) had an outstanding performance at the first day of the NCAA Division III Region 4 Women's Diving Regionals. The freshman tallied 437.90 points on the 1-meter board to place third in the 27 person event.
Springfield's Jen Thompson won the 11 dive event and in the process captured an automatic spot to the NCAA National Championships in mid-March. After Saturday's three-meter competition, seven at-large selections will be tabbed in addition to the champions on each board.
The NCAA National Championships are schedule for March 20 - March 23 in Shenandoah, TX.