With two 2019 champs graduated and the third taking a redshirt, we’ll have a brand-new slate of women’s diving winners at 2020 NCAAs.
The Texas women qualified a fifth diver for NCAAs in Janie Boyle, who was third on platform in the final day of the Zone D meet.
USC has a fourth women’s diver qualified for NCAAs, but it was Stanford’s Mia Paulsen who dominated the final day on a huge last dive.
2017 NCAA platform dive champ David Dinsmore qualified easily for NCAAs as Miami went 1-2-3-4 on men’s platform on day 3.
Pitt sophomore Amy Read will make a return trip to NCAAs after winning platform diving at the Zone A Championships on day 3.
University of Akron head diving coach Chris Medvedeff has resigned after being accused of secretly filming students in a school rec center.
Olympian Ariana Kukors Smith has settled her lawsuit against USA Swimming over sexual abuse she says she suffered at the hands of former coach Sean Hutchison.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas holds three top-2 seeds, including the top incoming times in the 200 IM (1:39.91) and 200 back (1:37.20).
More than a month out, the 2020 African Swimming Championships have been postponed to a later date, according to an email sent today.
Just over half of voters are picking Stanford to repeat as NCAA champs on the women’s side, compared to just under 25% for Virginia.
Henry Fusaro of USC was an NCAA scorer way back in 2017, but was 17th in 2018 and injured in 2019. He returned to the Zone E title today on 1-meter.
The NCAA pre-selection psych sheets only dropped this morning, but we’ve already got the seeds scored out with all swimming events (but no diving) included.
Only 3 individual event champs return from 2019: Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (50 free), Michigan’s Felix Auboeck (1650 free) & Texas’s Jordan Windle (platform diving).
Texas leads with 18 swimming qualifiers to Cal’s 14 in our early projections of the NCAA cutline based on this morning’s psych sheets.
The Virginia women are getting boosts to their NCAA title hopes: two more divers qualified for NCAAs, bringing the Cavaliers to 3 women’s divers invited.