March 23, 2013
Arnett scores again to close the NCAA Championships
The sophomore earns Honorable Mention All-America honors on platform
Women's NCAA Championships
Virginia Tech


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Sophomore Kaylea Arnett of the Virginia Tech swimming and diving program earned Honorable Mention All-America honors to score for the second-straight year on the platform to close out the 2013 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships Saturday at the IU Natatorium. She placed 11th with a score of 301.10 to earn six more points for the H2Okies.

In addition to Arnett, five other H2Okies competed today. Sophomore Kelli Stockton and senior Logan Kline took 18th and 24th, respectively, in the platform event. Stockton tallied a score of 244.80, while Kline finished her collegiate career with a score of 255.80.

Senior Heather Savage swam her final race for Tech. The All-American touched the wall at the 1:58.66 mark to place 33rd in the 200 butterfly. The H2Okies had two freshmen compete in the 200 breaststroke. Weronika Paluszek took 24th with a time of 2:10.99, while Alyssa Bodin placed 52nd with a time of 2:17.78.

Tech finished the competition with 26 points to place 24th overall, ahead of two ACC schools. North Carolina led the conference as it finished 12th, while Virginia followed in 18th. Florida State came in 32nd and NC State placed 37th.

Tech will return to Indianapolis Thursday, March 28 with a 10-man roster for the NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships at the IU Natatorium.

Women Team Rankings Through Event 21

1. Georgia 477

2. California 393

3. Tennessee 325.5

4. Texas A&M 323.5

5. Arizona 311

6. Florida 305

7. Southern Cal 291

8. Stanford 246

9. Texas 186

10. Minnesota 141

12. North Carolina 102

18. Virginia 45

20. Miami (Fl) 40

24. Virginia Tech 26

32. Florida St 12

37. NC State 4

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