CHEYENNE – University of Wyoming junior Melissa Mirafuentes ended her fall season by being named Mountain West Conference diver of the week on Tuesday.
This marks the second time this season that Mirafuentes has won the award. She also claimed it two weeks ago.
Mirafuentes placed in the top three in each of the three diving events at the Missouri Invite. She took runner-up in platform and 3-meter with scores of 288.00 and 329.80, respectively. Mirafuentes also placed third in the 1-meter event, tallying a score of 286.75.
UW sophomore Juan Gonzalez was honored as Western Athletic Conference diver of the week on Tuesday after his showing at the Missouri Invite.
Gonzalez punctuated his meet in Columbia, Missouri, with a second-place finish in platform, accumulating a score of 344.50. He also took fourth in the 1-meter event and fifth in 3-meter with scores of 311.90 and 319.15, respectively.
Gonzalez’s recognition gives Wyoming divers the sweep this week.