Tennessee won its own diving invitational earlier this week, also winning for the men. Alabama took home first for the women.
Thornett will join the storied program led by Dave Parrington after his graduation from high school in the spring of 2023.
Tennessee threw down a few times that rank in the top five in the nation so far this season as they defeated Louisville as home.
Tennessee senior Jarel Dillard swept the breaststroke events against NC State with a pair of NCAA B-cut times.
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.
Things are very much still up in the air between Cal and Texas, two teams with consistent NCAA track records and plenty of time left to drop this season.
New team, same result: former South Carolina Gamecock Anton Down Jenkins repeated as Zone B 3-meter champ, now with UNC.
Cole Whitsett (pictured) and Joey Tepper will join the men’s swimming and diving class of 2024 at the University of Tennessee.
Hattie specializes in platform diving, which will shore up the Tennessee Volunteers’ weakest diving event from last season.