At least one of Minnesota’s two impact diving redshirts will return to the active roster for the 2020-2021 NCAA season: two-time NCAA champ Sarah Bacon.
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.
Two key Minnesota divers will sit out the coming NCAA season to prepare for the 2020 Olympic year: NCAA champ Sarah Bacon and scorer Kristen Hayden.
Minnesota has extreme highs, including elite distance, breaststroke, & diving, but also some major holes. A young roster will look for a program-best finish.
Alison Gibson and Krysta Palmer won the women’s 3-meter synchro title and earned a spot on the 2019 World Championships team. Brandon Loschiavo and David Dinsmore won men’s 10-meter synchro, although Olympic silver medalist Steele Johnson and Ben Bramley earned the spot on the World Championships team.
Newcomers and redshirt returners threaten to shake up last year’s diving order, including on 1-meter, where UCLA’s Maria Polyakova returns from a redshirt year to recreate what was a seven-point thriller of a finish with Sarah Bacon and Alison Gibson in 2017.
The Texas men qualified their fourth diver and the Minnesota men their third on the final day of the Zone D Championships. Juniors Reed Merritt (Texas) and Jeremy Moser (Minnesota) will make their NCAA debuts.
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Mallory Comerford of the ACC will swim the women’s 100 freestyle on the opening day of the ACC/Big Ten College Challenge in West Lafayette.
Indiana’s Lilly King, Minnesota’s Kristen Hayden, Penn State’s Marie Schobel and Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson garnered the women’s weekly awards from the Big Ten Conference.
The swimming roster is a little thin, but the Golden Gophers, as usual, have one of the best breaststrokers in college swimming along with a field of talented divers.
Steele Johnson and Brandon Loschiavo earned the men’s platform synchro title, while Murphy Bromberg and Brooke Schultz clinched the national title in the women’s 3-meter synchro event on Friday.
With the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships over and done with, let’s compare our final Power Rankings to the actual finish.
Simone Manuel is back in action for Stanford. But can they keep their hold on the #1 rank? Yes. The answer is obviously yes. Were you seriously wondering?
The 2017 USA Diving National Championships proved to be drama-filled Friday night at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion on the campus…