Ohio State and Purdue accounted for 5 of the top-8 qualifiers in platform diving in Saturday’s prelims.
Shaine Casas won Texas A&M’s first NCAA title in program history yesterday in the 200 IM. Tonight, Casas will have a shot at the 100 back title.
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.
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.
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.
Freshman Brendan McCourt qualified for NCAAs on the final day, bringing the Texas men to four divers and setting up roster decisions for coach Eddie Reese.
Minnesota’s Sarah Bacon and Texas’s Jordan Windle remained undefeated through two days of the Zone D Championships. Bacon won 3-meter and Windle platform.
We’re only one event in, but the Texas Longhorns already have three men and three women qualified to dive at NCAAs via the Zone D Championships.
LSU’s Juan Hernandez returned to the top of the SEC in this year’s first men’s diving event. He won the conference 1-meter title for the third time.
The Texas Longhorns are still waiting on Austin Katz to perform to previous levels, but if he does, the ceiling for the Texas men is a national championship.
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.
The Texas Longhorn men qualified all three of their returning NCAA diving scorers to the 2019 NCAA meet this morning through the Zone D Championships in Austin.
Juan Hernandez of LSU won a pair of events at the Georgia Diving Invitational in Athens.