The University of Southern California has fired 15-time national water polo coach of the year Jovan Vavic and senior associate athletic director Donna Heinel after the two were indicted in federal court today for their roles in a scheme prosecutors say helped students cheat college entrance exams and admissions processes.
22 women and 18 men made it through the prequalifying round of diving at 2019 NCAA Division II Championships.
Here are all the links you’ll need to follow the 2019 NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Championships at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Jordan Windle won the 3-meter board, adding a second event to his NCAA lineup. All three Texas divers will compete on 1-meter and 3-meter later this month at NCAAs.
Georgia’s women will have a diver competing at NCAAs: Mckensi Austin qualified for NCAAs with an 8th-place finish on 1-meter at the Zone B Championships.
Steele Johnson, an Olympic silver medalist and 5-time NCAA diving champion from Purdue University, has announced he will forgo his final year of NCAA eligibility to turn pro.
Cal leads the way in both points and individual scoring swims, but Texas and IU should both make up serious ground on diving. Adding in returning diving points from last year would have IU winning by 14 over Cal, with Texas 10 points back of California.
University of Southern California water polo coach Jovan Vavic and senior associate athletic director Donna Heinel have both been charged with mail fraud as part of what federal officials are saying was a massive scheme to cheat college admissions standards.
The defending NCAA Champion Texas Longhorns have 20 swimmers who earned invites to NCAAs. They’ll have to drop 2 today, and another 2 if they want to invite their 3 qualified divers.
Marymount University Men’s and Women’s Swimming Head Coach Mike Clark has announced his retirement from the program, ending the second-longest tenure for a coach for Marymount athletics.
The Stanford men added their second NCAA-qualifying freshman diver, with Noah Vigran taking second on 3-meter at the Zone E Championships.
The fastest risers on our final power rankings: the Auburn women, who are thriving under a new coaching staff and are seeded inside the top 10 at NCAAs.
Virginia senior Kylie Towbin won again, adding a second NCAA diving event to her lineup. Meanwhile Penn State’s Hector Garcia won the men’s event on day 2.
Ress has been swimming the 200 free of late, but this year, he has opted to trade out the 200 free for the 100 back.
Cal senior Andrew Seliskar will once again switch up his NCAA lineup, this time dropping the 400 IM for the 200 free on Day 3.