March 6, 2012

OXFORD, Ohio -- Five Miami University divers will be participating this week (Mar. 8-10) at the NCAA Zone C Diving Qualifying Meet at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind.

Head diving coach KR Li will accompany RedHawk women's divers Nikki Craft (Bay Village) and Lacey Houser (Danville, IN) plus men's divers JIM BERES (Columbus), Mike Grainger (Cincinnati) and Chris Hoppler (Germantown, MD) to Bloomington.

Craft, voted the Mid-American Conference Diver of the Year, will compete on both the one-meter and three-meter boards. Houser will enter the 10-meter platform competition.

Beres, Grainger and Hoppler, all top eight finishers at the MAC Men's Swimming and Diving Championships last weekend, will diver from both the one- and three-meter boards.

The Zone C Diving Qualifying Meet determines which divers will advance on to the 2012 Men's and Women's NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Seattle, Wash. and Auburn, Ala., respectively.