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Olivia Dillon, Female Scholar Athlete of the Week

Olivia Dillon, Female Scholar Athlete of the Week

OHIO FEMALE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK -- JAN. 14, 2019

Name: Olivia Dillon
Sport: Diving
Year: Redshirt Junior
Major: Nursing
Week's Achievements: Redshirt junior Olivia Dillon (Newcastle, Australia) won the one-meter dive at the 2019 Buffalo Diving Invitational last Friday (Jan. 11) in Buffalo, N.Y., with her performance qualifying her for the 2019 NCAA Diving Zones in March. Dillon entered the finals as the top qualifier after finishing the preliminaries with a final score of 265.85, helping her finish 7.20 points above the second-place finisher and qualifying her for NCAA Diving Zones. Then, as the lone Bobcat in the finals, Dillon dominated the competition, scoring 264.50, finishing 13.35 points ahead of the next diver to cement the first-place finish.