Purdue junior and 2016 Olympic silver medalist Steele Johnson pulled off a diving comeback with a last-minute dive change Friday night.
For the second day in a row, Indiana and Texas will get big boosts from their divers. Indiana has two of the top four qualifiers and three in the top eight, while Texas has two in the championship final.
Indiana and Texas should roll in some big diving points tonight with 3 scorers each, and IU sits 1st and 2nd coming out of 1-meter diving prelims.
Purdue’s Brandon Loschiavo won the men’s platform event, leading a team of three men and five women to NCAAs. Northwestern’s Olivia Rosendahl won on women’s platform, giving her three top-3 finishes on the week.
Indiana’s Michael Hixon won his second-straight event on day 2 of the Zone C Diving Championships, with Miami (OH)’s Pei Lin winning the women’s board.
Indiana swept titles on the opening day of the Zone C Championships, with Michael Hixon winning the men’s 3-meter and Jessica Parratto the women’s 1-meter.
Though they can’t match national rival Texas’s three NCAA qualifying divers, the California men will have two competing in Minneapolis, with Jonathan Robinson scoring the last qualifying spot in Zone E on the final night.
The Texas Longhorn men will bring three divers with to NCAAs in pursuit of a fourth-straight title, including Jordan Windle, who was second on platform on day 3 of the Zone D Championships.
Tennessee’s Colin Zeng completed an elusive sweep of all three diving events at the Zone B Championships. Meanwhile Georgia’s women added a third diver to their roster.
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The USC Trojan men added a third diver to their NCAA roster on day 2 of the Zone E Championships.
The Texas men will have at least a trio of NCAA divers, adding Jacob Cornish to their NCAA eligible roster after day 2.
Tennessee’s Colin Zeng and South Carolina’s Julia Vincent each added their second event titles two days into the Zone B Championships.
The Virginia Cavalier women added a second diver to their NCAA roster on day 2 of the Zone A Championships, with Kylie Towbin winning on 1-meter.
In the hunt for NCAA titles, the Stanford women and Cal men added one diver apiece to their NCAA rosters after day 1 of NCAA Zone E competition.