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Local diver hits high mark with University of Utah squad

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One of Carbon High's most successful divers is making his mark at the University of Utah. Michael Glasson, a 2006 graduate of Carbon High, was named the Mountain West conference men's diver of the week in October.

Glasson was a member of the Carbon High dive team for four years. In his junior year he placed 5th in the state and then took fourth as a senior.

Diving is one of the few sports where the entire state competes rather than having it divided by school size. This means the divers compete with both large and small schools on an even level.

Glasson went on to a year at CEU before heading to the U and making the dive team as a walk on.

Glasson is a sophomore on the squad and will have two years of eligibility remaining in his collegiate career.

Glasson was honored by the MWC for his performance against the University of Washington and Boise State on October 3 and 4.

He finished first in the one and three meter events, scoring 200.00.

Since then he has taken fourth against the U of Denver. But in that meet he posted his best scores yet. He will be in Las Vegas next weekend.

Glasson has to perform six dives on the one meter board and six dives on the three meter board. His favorite dive is the inward.

His most difficult for him to hit is the front three and a half on the three meter board.

He credits the high level of divers on the Carbon High team and two years of attending diving camps at BYU for some of his current success.

For anyone who would like to see him in action, the team returns home for meets in January.

They will face Wyoming at 5 p.m. on Jan. 23 and Air Force at 1 p.m., Jan. 24. The meets are held at the U of U auditorium in Salt Lake.

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