Katrina Young Finishes Sixth at World Championship Trials

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Katrina Young Finishes Sixth at World Championship Trials
Katrina Young - Courtesy: Jeremy Esbrandt
Katrina Young – Courtesy: Jeremy Esbrandt

Katrina Young Finishes Sixth at World Championship Trials

Former Florida State diver Katrina Young finished sixth in the women’s 10-meter platform at the World Championship Trials.

 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Former Florida State standout diver Katrina Young placed sixth in the women’s 10-meter platform at the World Championship Trials at the University of Indiana in Bloomington.

“She got better as the meet went on,” FSU head diving coach John Proctor said. “She now has her list that she knows she can do and now it’s time to just chip away at it for 2016.”

The Shoreline, Wash. native started with a 255.70 preliminary round on Friday for eighth place before moving up to sixth after a scoring 274.20 points in semifinals.

Young finished with a tally of 818.45 after 15 dives following her best round of 288.55 in the finals on Sunday.

“She’s been competing this list since December and she’s made some progress,” Proctor said. “She doesn’t have much on her plate for the summer so it’s time to go to work and get ready.”

Mark Weber Competes at the Charlotte Grand Prix

Former Florida State swimmer Mark Weber representing SwimMAC at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Charlotte, N.C. at the Mecklenberg Aquatic Center.

Weber swam in eighth races on the weekend, placing 24th in the 50m free with a time of 23.54 after posting a 23.18 in prelims. He was 11th in the 50m fly (24.33) before leading off the 400 free relay, helping his team to a seventh place finish.

Weber also competed in the 100 free (52.07) and the 100 fly (57.52).

Weber competed for Florida State from 2009-13 and was the ACC Champion in the 50 free in 2013. Weber was a three-time NCAA qualifier where he captured four All-America honors.

 

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Florida Swim Network