Athlete Spotlight: Autumn Laury, Austin diver
AUTUMN LAURY • AUSTIN PACKERS GIRLS SWIMMING • DIVER
• Laury, a junior diver for the Austin Packers, was named to the All-Big Nine Conference team at last week's conference meet. She finished fifth in the conference diving competition last Friday with 312 points.
• Started the season with a first-place finish of 184.20 points in a double dual against Lakeville North and South on Aug. 23. Placed second with a score of 196.65 in the opening conference dual against Albert Lea.
• Took the top spot with score of 183.75 in home dual versus Rochester Mayo. Finished first in home meet against Mankato East with 192.15 points.
• Topped the 200-point plateau with first-place finish in road dual versus Mankato West. Placed second with 186.75 total in home dual with Rochester Century and was also the runner-up at Winona with score of 185.35 points.
• Had a third-place finish with score of 350.20 in eight-team Packer Invitational at the Ellis pool. Finished first in home win over Northfield with score of 190.65, then repeated the feat two days later with score of 189.45 against Rochester John Marshall. Ended the regular season with first-place finish and score of 195.65 in home win over Owatonna.
— Scott A. Kolb