Underwood Named To World Championships Team

July 5, 2005

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – University of Iowa senior-to-be diver Nancilea Underwood has been named to the 11th FINA World Championships roster by USA Diving. The Championships will be held July 17-24 in Montreal, Canada.

The divers were selected from two camps held in Indianapolis, IN. Past performances, degree of difficulty attainment and emerging talent were considered. Athletes performed a series of dives for the International Team Selectors, who used the above mentioned information to name the team.

The All-American has won three bronze medals at FINA Grand Prix events this year and also placed second on the 3-meter and third on the 1-meter at this years NCAA Championships.

The following is a roster of this years’ team:

Name – Event
David Boudia – Men’s platform
Matt Bricker – Men’s synchronized platform
Kelci Bryant – Women’s 1-meter
Cassandra Cardinell – Women’s platform, synchronized platform
Chris Colwell – Men’s 1-meter
Chelsea Davis – Women’s 3-meter, synchronized 3-meter
Justin Dumais – Men’s 3-meter, synchronized 3-meter
Troy Dumais – Men’s 3-meter, synchronized 3-meter
Thomas Finchum – Men’s platform
JJ Kinzbach – Men’s synchronized platform
Christina Loukas – Women’s 1-meter
Jevon Tarantino – Men’s 1-meter
Nancilea Underwood – Women’s 3-meter
Laura Wilkinson – Women’s platform, synchronized 3-meter, synchronized platform