Four Americans are among the divers qualifying for Saturday’s individual finals at the United States FINA Diving Grand Prix after preliminary and semifinal competition Thursday.
The story of this year’s NCAA championships was the performance of Cal’s sophomores.
Indiana won a whopping 3 national titles on Day 3 of NCAA competition, a feat that hasn’t occurred in decades for the Hoosiers
Texas will once again have two divers in the A final, while Indiana scored one and missed one potential scorer on a missed last dive.
Miami’s David Dinsmore won the 2017 NCAA platform dive title, but lost last year to Colin Zeng and two freshman phenoms. All four return this year in what could be the most explosive diving event in recent NCAA memory.
Zone diving couldn’t have gone much better for the Indiana Hoosiers over the first two days: IU diver Jessica Parratto won the women’s 1-meter title, while Hoosiers James Connor and Andrew Capobianco went 1-2 for the second-straight day, this time on men’s 3-meter.
Indiana’s men went 1-2 on 1-meter to open the Zone C Diving Championships, while several top-10 contending teams qualified divers to NCAAs.
IU and Michigan appear to be gearing up for another thrilling team battle next year, as Michigan returns 1054 points, to IU’s 1008
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.