IRVINE, Calif, February 13. UC Irvine Sophomore Anton Slobounov (State College, PA/State College Area HS) and sophomore Franny Brittle (Aliso Niguel HS) have been named Big West Athletes of the Week for their performances against Cal Poly.
Slobounov won the one-meter and three-meter diving events in the dual meet against Cal Poly, setting school meet records in both. He scored a 326.33 in the one-meter and 316.13 in the three-meter. Both scores were good enough to qualify him for the NCAA Regional Diving Championships.
Brittle won the one-meter and three-meter diving events against Cal Poly with scores of 254.10 and 294.38, respectively. Her score in the three-meter event not only qualified her for the NCAA Regional Diving Championships, but broke a 20-year old UC Irvine record. Both scored are highest among Big West divers this season.