The Texas men will have 3 divers for the NCAA championships, where they’ll push for a 3rd-straight national title. That’s thanks to Jacob Cornish, who qualified on the final day of Zone Ds.
Seeded first on the early NCAA psych sheets, the NC State Wolfpack will add one diver to their roster after the last day of the Zone B Diving Championships.
Virginia Tech added one male and one female diver to its NCAA rosters on the final day of NCAA Zone A’s championships. That was led by platform champ Thomas Shinholser.
UCLA’s Maria Polyakova won the 3-meter event on day 2 of the NCAA Zone E meet, with a sweep possible tomorrow.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers have jumped to the top of Zone D after two days, going 1-2 on the women’s 1-meter and qualifying one more male diver for NCAAs.
5th at last year’s NCAA Championships, the Georgia Bulldog men will add a diving threat to their 2017 NCAA roster after Ian Forlini qualified on day 2 of the Zone B meet.
The Rutgers women went 1-2 on 1-meter while Pitt’s Dominic Giordano won the men’s 3-meter to lead day 2 in the NCAA Zone A dive meet.
Stanford continues to add to its arsenal heading into the women’s NCAA Championships. Kassidy Cook earned a reimbursement slot and Haley Farnsworth also earned NCAA eligiblity on 3-meter to open the Zone E meet.
The defending NCAA champion Texas Longhorns will have at least two divers competing in Indianapolis later this month, including All-American Mark Anderson.
Water polo’s Ashleigh Johnson and diving’s Steele Johnson have been named semifinalists for the AAU James E. Sullivan Award.
Miami swept both titles on day 1 of the Zone B diving meet, while defending NCAA champs Georgia qualified two women to dive at NCAAs.
Laura Wilkinson said, “I know that our dreams are achievable. I have several gold medals to prove that. I know that the pursuit is always better than looking back with regret because I never tried. I hope that others will see what I’m doing and realize that they are also capable of so much more than they think is possible.”
Virginia Tech led the way with three NCAA eligible divers after one day of Zone competition at home.
NCAA Diving Zone meets start on March 6 and will wrap up March 11 with five different events across the country.
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