Jack Laugher and Daniel Goodfellow (above) gave Great Britain their 3rd victory in 4 synchronized diving events so far at the World Cup.
The group will dive in Japan amid a third State of Emergency as new coronavirus cases in the Olympic host city are rising.
The U.S. divers will look to secure an additional five Olympic spots after securing seven of the maximum 12 spots available at the 2019 World Championships.
California pulled 5 of our top 20 recruits. All five scored in each of their 3 NCAA meets. None scored less than 70 points. And the class scored 529.5 total.
The current junior group has a heated battle for top scorer. Kieran Smith leads scoring, but Shaine Casas leads with 3 individual NCAA titles.
#1-ranked Ryan Hoffer was the top-scoring swimmer in the outgoing senior class – but the #2 swimmer rose from being the #18-ranked recruit.
With a couple days to reflect, here’s what stood out to us at the 2021 Men’s NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships last week.
McHugh was perfect in the post-season in both breaststroke events at both Big Tens and NCAAs, while Michigan won the 2021 Big Ten title.
Ohio State and Purdue accounted for 5 of the top-8 qualifiers in platform diving in Saturday’s prelims.
Louisville senior Evgenii Somov will be leading NCAAs early to head home to Russia to prepare for next week’s Olympic Trials.
Florida junior Bobby Finke won the men’s 400 IM on Friday, which only 3 entries correctly picked in the SwimSwam Pick ‘Em Contest.
Shaine Casas won Texas A&M’s first NCAA title in program history yesterday in the 200 IM. Tonight, Casas will have a shot at the 100 back title.
North Carolina divers stole the show in prelims of the 3-meter springboard on Friday, securing two spots in the A-final with a dramatic finish.
Catch top seeds UGA’s Jake Magahey (500 FR), Cal’s Destin Lasco (200 IM), Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (50 FR), and the 200 free and 400 medley relays on night two.
LSU’s Juan Hernandez (pictured) led the qualifiers this morning in the 1-meter springboard prelims at 2021 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships.