Cowgirl Diver Earns MW Weekly Honor

photo courtesy of UW Athletics Department

by staff–2 Feb ’21

Cowgirl diver Melissa Mirafuentes was named the Mountain West Conference Diver of the Week for January 25-February 1 and the second time this season. It’s the fifth time in her career she has been awarded the honor.

Mirafuentes, a sophomore from Guadalupe, Mexico, won the 1 and 3-meter in the Cowgirls duals against Hawaii and UNLV over the weekend.

She scored 18 points for the Cowgirls in the two dual meets over the weekend. Mirafuentes recorded a season-best 313.50 over six dives in the 3-meter.Followed that up with a season-best dive total of 297.40 in the 1-meter.

She has now finished first in the 1 and 3-meter in dual meets against Air Force and CSU plus Hawaii and UNLV.

The Cowboy and Cowgirl diving squads will be back in action on Thursday, Feb. 4 at the Air Force Diving Invite.

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