Nikolaki Excels in 3-Meter Event at NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships

Veronica Nikolaki
Veronica Nikolaki

Indianapolis, IN --- WPI's Veronica Nikolaki (Athens, Greece) concluded her strong sophomore season by placing 19th on the 3-meter board Saturday at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships.  The four-day event was in the IU Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI. 

Nikolaki accrued 401.35 points in the 3-meter event, surpassing her total from the same event last year by over 40 points.  Earlier this week, she registered 388.70 point to finish 14th on the 1-meter event and earned honorable mention All-America honors. The three team points she picked up help WPI place 45th nationwide as a team. 

The championships wrapped up another strong year for WPI swimming and diving.  The men finished second at NEWMACs while the women were a program-best fifth.