Dumais and Rittenhouse headline USA Diving roster for FINA Diving Grand Prix meets

USA Diving will send teams to two FINA Diving Grand Prix meets in April, with divers headed to Mexico and Puerto Rico to represent Team USA.

Three Olympians headline the nine-diver team that will compete April 2-5 in Leon, Mexico. Four-time Olympian Troy Dumais (Ventura, Calif./Austin, Texas) and 2008 Olympian Ariel Rittenhouse (Santa Cruz, Calif./Stanford, Calif.) will compete individually on 3-meter in Mexico, while 2012 Olympic silver medalist Abby Johnston (Upper Arlington, Ohio/Durham, N.C.) will dive synchronized 3-meter with partner Laura Ryan (Elk River, Minn./Athens, Ga.).

2014 World Cup team members and national champions Jessica Parratto (Dover, N.H./Bloomington, Ind.) and Amy Cozad (Indianapolis, Ind./Bloomington, Ind.) are among the seven divers who will compete in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from April 16-19.

Team USA rosters for FINA Grand Prix competition

April 2-5 – FINA Diving Grand Prix (Leon, Mexico)

Diver (Hometown/Trains) – Event(s)

Troy Dumais (Ventura, Calif./Austin, Texas) – Men’s 3-meter
Abby Johnston (Upper Arlington, Ohio/Durham, N.C.) – Women’s synchronized 3-meter
Brandon Loschiavo (Huntington Beach, Calif./Mission Viejo, Calif.) – Men’s 10-meter
Ariel Rittenhouse (Santa Cruz, Calif./Stanford, Calif.) – Women’s 3-meter
Laura Ryan (Elk River, Minn./Athens, Ga.) – Women’s 3-meter, synchronized 3-meter
Delaney Schnell (Tucson, Ariz.) – Women’s 10-meter
Toby Stanley (Conway, Ark./Durham, N.C.) – Men’s synchronized 10-meter
Jordan Windle (Morrisville, N.C./Durham, N.C.) – Men’s 10-meter, synchronized 10-meter
Tori (Lamp) Wood (Knoxville, Tenn./Brown Deer, Wisc.) – Women’s 10-meter
Coaches: Nunzio Esposto, Dan Laak
April 16-19 – FINA Puerto Rico Grand Prix in alliance with USA Diving (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Diver (Hometown/Trains) – Event(s)
Amy Cozad (Indianapolis, Ind./Bloomington, Ind.) – Women’s 10-meter, synchronized 10-meter
Deidre Freeman (Grinnell, Iowa/Iowa City, Iowa) – Women’s 3-meter, synchronized 3-meter
Jessica Parratto (Dover, N.H./Bloomington, Ind.) – Women’s 10-meter, synchronized 10-meter, synchronized 3-meter
Samantha Pickens (Murrysville, Pa./Tucson, Ariz.) – Women’s 3-meter
Darian Schmidt (Bloomington, Ind.) – Men’s 3-meter
Toby Stanley (Conway, Ark./Durham, N.C.) – Men’s 10-meter, synchronized 10-meter
Jordan Windle (Morrisville, N.C./Durham, N.C.) – Men’s 10-meter, synchronized 10-meter

Coaches: Nunzio Esposto, Drew Johansen

Diving News courtesy of USA Diving.

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