Indiana Diver Jessica Parratto to be Recognized at IU Football Game

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana diver and 2015 NCAA Champion Jessica Parratto will be recognized on the field during the first quarter of Indiana’s football game against No. 1 Ohio State on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Parratto helped lead the Indiana women’s swimming and diving team to a 10th place finish at the NCAA Championships after winning the national title in platform diving.

Parratto won her first NCAA title with a score of 367.00 in the platform diving final, finishing nearly 30 points ahead of runner-up Haley Ishimatsu of Southern California. Parratto had a pair of 80-point dives on her five-dive list, led by a score of 84.15 on her armstand back three somersault tuck.

Parratto is the sixth NCAA Champion in Indiana women’s swimming and diving history and the fourth diver to take home top honors.

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Swimming news courtesy of Indiana Swimming & Diving.

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