MU diver Melnychuk places 11th at NCAA Championship

Friday, March 21, 2008 | 7:48 p.m. CDT; updated 5:03 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008

COLUMBIA — Missouri diver Kendra Melnychuk, a junior, placed 11th on Friday in 3-meter springboard event at the NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships. Melnychuk’s finish at the championships is the highest ever for a MU diver male or female. Melnychuk also became the first All-American diver for the Tigers since 1982. On Saturday Melnychuk will participate in the platform diving competition.

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