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.
South Carolina’s Anton Down-Jenkins is 2-for-2 so far in Zone B after a day 2 win on the 1-meter platform. Georgia’s men also qualifed a diver.
Jordan Windle won his second-straight event in Zone D, and the Texas men have tough decisions looming with five divers now invited to NCAAs.
Returning NCAA A finalists Jordan Windle and Grayson Campbell went 1-2 on 3-meter in the tough Zone D, and Texas qualified 3 divers for NCAAs.
The Stanford women got a big boost to their NCAA title hopes in the form of three qualifying NCAA divers on the 1-meter springboard.
Florida International freshman Mandy Song won the Zone B 1-meter title in an event where the non-qualifiers are as newsworthy as the qualifiers.
Navy’s returning NCAA scorer Bradley Buchter won by almost 36 points in Zone A to lock in a return NCAA trip on the 1-meter springboard.
NCAA Zone Diving – the last piece of the NCAA invite puzzle – begins next week, with all diving spots locked in by Saturday, March 14.
The Denison Big Red continues to remain the heavy favorites to win both D3 team titles, however, the Amherst women now have a shot at a 6th-place finish.
The squads include Olympians David Boudia, Michael Hixon, Steele Johnson, Kassidy Cook, Amy Magaña, Jessica Parratto and Katrina Young.
Canada’s Meaghan Benfeito won a pair of gold medals in Montreal, claiming the individual 10m Platform and the synchro with teammate Caeli McKay.
Two-time Olympic medalist Tom Daley will be among those competing at the first leg of the 2020 FINA/CNSG Diving World Series in Montreal.
The Chinese divers were absent once again at the second leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix.
Florida State’s Molly Carlson was named ACC Most Valuable Diver for the third time, but after NCAAs, Carlson will leave the boards to begin cliff diving.
U.S. Divers, Parratto, Magaña and Hixon earn three medals on first day of Finals at FINA Grand Prix in Rostock, Germany.