The event concludes on Sunday with platform diving. SMU is back in action on Jan. 11 when it travels to No. 2 Texas A&M in College Station for a 1 p.m. CT event.
“Devin (Burnett) and Bryce (Klein) both did a really great job and scored really well today,” head diving coach Jim Stillson said. “I am really pleased with how they have been training and competing.”
The SMU men’s diving team is set to travel to Athens, Ga. to compete in the Georgia Diving Invitational.
Freeman dove to the 3-meter synchronized diving title with Maren Taylor on Saturday morning at the 2013 USA Diving Winter National Championships. The competition was being held at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
Senior Nick McCrory earned a spot on the United States’ 2014 FINA World Cup team Saturday with a second-place finish on the 3-meter springboard at the USA Diving Winter National Championships, held at the University of Texas’ Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
Former University of Iowa diver Deidre Freeman advanced to Saturday’s final in the women’s 3-meter synchronized diving event after posting the top preliminary score Friday morning at the USA Diving Winter National Championships.
McCrory’s highest scoring dive of the day came in the semifinals, when he garnered 94.50 points on a reverse 3 ½ somersault in the tuck position in the fourth round.
McCrory will compete in the men’s 3-meter springboard event beginning with the preliminaries Wednesday, Dec. 18. The semifinals will also take place Wednesday, while the 3-meter final is slated for Saturday, Dec. 21 in Austin.
Hertting collects her sixth Diver of the Week honor this season after winning both boards against Omaha. The freshman won the one-meter dive with 290.55 points and the three-meter with a score of 255.82.
Former University of Iowa diving standout Deidre Freeman will be in Austin, Texas, on Dec. 17-22for the USA Diving Winter National Championships.
The SMU men’s diving team is set to travel to Austin, Texas to compete in the U.S. Diving National Finals.
Indiana’s Lindsay Vrooman has been named the Big Ten Swimmer of the Week.
University of Denver Ross Edfort (Somerset, N.J.) won The Summit League Diver of the Week honor, while Dylan Bunch (Boulder City, Nev.) and Samantha Corea (Vancouver, British Columbia) were named The Summit League Swimmers of the Week, for the period of Dec. 2-8, The Summit League announced today.
Nick McCrory (above) was a bronze medalist in London, but didn’t dive at the 2013 World Championships.
The London Aquatics Centre, seen here in its full glory before the 2012 Summer Olympics, will reopen in 2014 as the home of a new British Diving High Performance Centre.