Krysta Palmer (pictured) sits in first with a cumulative score of 655.15 for the first two rounds of the Women’s 3-meter. The final will be on Saturday.
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.
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.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (200 BK) and Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (100 FR) will aim for a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep tonight in their respective events.
The final day of the 2021 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships means it’s time to crown a winner in the race for a huge prize from GMX7.
Ohio State and Purdue accounted for 5 of the top-8 qualifiers in platform diving in Saturday’s prelims.
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.
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.
Michigan ended a three-year Indiana run last year, but IU and Ohio State return strong groups in chase of Michigan for 2020-2021.
Big Ten champion diver Brandon Loschiavo and school record-holding 500 freestyler Batuhan Hakan should return for Purdue this year after Olympic gap years.
In Olympic anticipation, the 2020 NCAA season was loaded with top talent taking gap years. But Olympic postponement will throw a wrench into those plans.
Brandon Loschiavo and David Dinsmore won the men’s 10-meter synchro while Kassidy Cook returned to competition to win the women’s 3-meter with Sarah Bacon.
Loschiavo is a platform diver primarily, having won the 2019 USA National title in both individual and synchro this past Summer.
Brandon Loschiavo (Huntington Beach, Calif./West Lafayette, Ind.) and Brooke Schultz (Fayetteville, Ark.) wrapped up the 2019 USA Diving Senior National Championships with men’s 10-meter and women’s 3-meter victories on Sunday.