Two-time defending 1-meter champion Sarah Bacon sat quietly in second place for most of qualifying, but smashed a 61-point final dive to take 1st.
The Virginia Cavaliers continue to lead the way into NCAAs, led by five top-ranked relays and a dominant roster from top to bottom.
Texas leads all women’s teams with four qualified divers and 9 total event entries. But Purdue and Indiana should also score big on the boards.
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.
Ohio State’s depth took them to their first Big Ten title in years last season, but Michigan is deeper this time around. Also– what say Northwestern?
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.
Indiana University has announced the final signees of its class of 2024, which include a swimmer and two divers.