Troy, NY --- For the second consecutive year, WPI diver Veronica Nikolaki (Athens, Greece) will be competing in the NCAA Division III Championships. The sophomore qualified after her performance at the two-day Northeast-North regional hosted by Rensselaer.
Nikolaki finished fifth today on the 1-meter board with a score of 446.60. On Friday in the 3-meter event, she totaled 419.70 points to place 11th. That combination of performances ensure that she heads to Indianapolis for the NCAA Championships on March 16-19.
Nikolaki was one of seven to emerge from the 23-diver field and will be joined at the NCAAs by Jennifer Thompson of Springfield, Mckenzie Murdoch and Michelle Higgins of Williams, Kaitlyn Linsmayer of Amherst, Colleen Harper of Middlebury and Lindsay Bowker of Hartwick.