NORMAL - Illinois State diver Emily Hirt had another successful weekend on the boards that did not go unnoticed by the Missouri Valley Conference.
The senior was named Valley Diver of the Week for the second time this season, after placing first on both the 1- and 3-meter boards last weekend against Wisconsin-Green Bay.
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Hirt's performance contributed to a win against the Phoenix in the Redbirds' final meet before competing in the Missouri Valley Conference Championships.
Hirt placed first on the 1-meter board with a score of 255.52 and placed first on the 3-meter board with a score of 260.18. It was her fifth competition this season in which she placed first on both boards.
Hirt and the Redbirds finish the season in the Valley championships beginning Feb. 16 in Carbondale.