Duke Freshman Margo O’Meara Named ACC Women’s Diver of the Week

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November 23rd, 2021 ACC, College, Diving, News

Courtesy: Duke Athletics

DURHAM – Freshman diver Margo O’Meara was named the ACC Women’s Diver of the Week, the organization announced Tuesday afternoon.

O’Meara, a native of St. Louis, Mo., earned her third conference honor this year and third-consecutive award from the league.

O’Meara put together an impressive performance at the Wolfpack Invitational and left no doubt on the springboards, placing first in both the preliminaries and finals. O’Meara scored 306.00 in the one-meter final and 343.90 in the three-meter final. In platform diving, O’Meara placed second in the finals with a score of 252.35.

Overall, O’Meara led the Blue Devils to five of the top six spots on the one-meter, four of the top six spots in the three-meter and the top three spots in platform diving.

No. 22 Duke placed third in the meet with 1,318 points while competing against No. 3 NC State, No. 6 Stanford, No. 18 North Carolina, No. 20 Arizona State, Penn State, Army, George Washington, UNC Wilmington and James Madison.

Duke returns to action following the holiday break as it hosts Tennessee and Queens University of Charlotte on January 8, at Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion.

For more information on Duke swimming and diving, follow the Blue Devils on TwitterFacebook and Instagram by searching for “DukeSwimDive”.

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