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.
Texas and Ohio State qualified four divers apiece for the men’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships, with scoring potential that could shift the team battle.
Andrew Capobianco won his second event and the Indiana men added a second NCAA-qualifying diver on the final day of Zone Cs.
Indiana University freshman Anne Fowler won the 3-meter diving title today, her second win of the Zone C meet. IU added two women’s divers to NCAAs.
Indiana’s Andrew Capobianco blew out the field, but Ohio State managed to qualify three divers for NCAAs on day 1 of the Zone C Diving Championships.
Indiana University sophomore Brendan Burns was named the Big Ten Swimmer of the Championship, adding to his Freshman of the Year honor from last season.
It’s hard to gauge the firepower for the top five teams or so this year with the truncated season, but Indiana looks to have a slight edge.
Top performances by Indiana’s Andrew Capobianco and Mory Gould have more than doubled Indiana’s point total from last season. Ohio State still has the lead.
Bacon was named both the Women’s Swimmer and Freshman of the Week after earning three wins against Minnesota and Purdue in her first meet as a Badger.
The Hoosier men were hard to stop, powered by a triple from sophomore Brendan Burns. The IU women’s breaststrokers were a strong point as they also won.
Indiana junior Jack Franzman and Michigan junior Olivia Carter have been named the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Swimmers of the Week.
Florida (35%) and Georgia (30%) led a very divided poll for the #3 men’s team in all of NCAA swimming & diving for 2020-2021.
Almost half of voters picked the Michigan men to repeat as Big Ten champions, despite a 146.5-point Indiana margin in returning points.