The USA Diving High Performance department announced today the 2019 High Performance Tier One Squad, consisting of 15 divers, including six members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team.
Hoosiers’ Zach Apple, Andrew Capobianco and Michael Brinegar were named Big Ten swimmer, diver and freshman of the week respectively.
Zach Apple won all three of his individual events yesterday.
Hoosiers’ Andrew Capobianco and Gophers’ Bowen Becker and Max McHugh earned the men’s weekly awards from the Big Ten Conference.
Jordan Windle captured the Winter Trials title in the men’s platform with 796.85 total points, while Lauren Reedy was crowned champion in the women’s 3-meter with 592.30 overall points.
Day five of the 2018 USA Diving Winter Trials featured competitions in the men’s 3-meter and the women’s 1-meter events at the McAuley Aquatics Center on the campus of Georgia Tech Thursday. David Boudia (Noblesville, Ind./West Lafayette, Ind.) won the men’s 3-meter with 907.95 points, while Brooke Schultz (Fayetteville, Ark.) captured the women’s 1-meter title with 532.20 points after finishing the preliminary round at fourth place.
USA Diving will return to the campus of Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta December 16 at the McAuley Aquatic Center for the 2018 USA Diving Winter Trials, which will run through December 21.
Vini Lanza swam lights out as the Indiana men cruised to comfortable victories over Texas and Florida.
2016 Olympian Katrina Young (Shoreline, Wash./Tallahassee, Fla.) and Andrew Capobianco (Holly Springs, N.C./Bloomington, Ind.) won national titles in women’s platform and men’s 3-meter Saturday at the USA Diving Senior National Championships at SMU’s Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center.
The first four spots on the 2018 FINA World Cup team were determined Sunday at the USA Diving Senior National Championships when national titles were awarded in mixed synchronized events at SMU’s Robson and Lindley Aquatics Center.
Indiana and Ian Finnerty lead the way heading into the final day, but they’ll have to hold off hard-charging Texas and Cal tonight to seal an upset NCAA team title.
Texas freshman Jordan Windle looks like the class of the field on platform, besting defending NCAA champion David Dinsmore by 10 points in this morning’s prelims.
We started with five viable NCAA contenders, and although the meet isn’t over ’til it’s over, we’re effectively down to three contenders, barring any miracles. Let’s take a look at day 4 scoring chances for Indiana, Texas and Cal.
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.
The Indiana men repeated as Big Ten champions for the first time since 1985.