March 10, 2005
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - California senior Louie Gagnet qualified for the 2005 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships by taking third place on the one-meter springboard on the first day of the NCAA Division I Zone E Diving Regional held today at Oklahoma Community College. Gagnet had a score of 625.35 to finish behind winner Joona Puhakka from Arizona State (664.55) and runner-up John Collier from Arizona (654.00).
Gagnet was fourth, and Puhakka won the Pac-10 title, on the one-meter board at the recent conference meet.
Gagnet competes on the three-meter springboard tomorrow beginning at 10 a.m. CT. The platform diving competition will take place at 1 p.m. CT on Saturday, also in Oklahoma City.
The NCAA Division I Men's Swimming and Diving championships will take place March 24-26 in Minneapolis, Minn.
California Result from Day 1 of the 2005 NCAA Division I Zone E Diving Regional
3. Louie Gagnet 625.35.