All things considered, this IU team is stacked, and is a top 3 favorite with the potential to really explode and possibly rank even higher.
2016 Olympian Katrina Young (Shoreline, Wash./Tallahassee, Fla.) and Andrew Capobianco (Holly Springs, N.C./Bloomington, Ind.) won national titles in women’s platform and men’s 3-meter Saturday at the USA Diving Senior National Championships at SMU’s Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center.
National titles were rewarded to Grayson Campbell (Vienna, Va./Austin, Texas) and Greg Duncan (Oakton, Va./Chapel Hill, N.C.) for synchronized men’s 3-meter, while Olympian Jessica Parratto (Dover, N.H./Bloomington, Ind.) and Tarrin Gilliland (Liberty Hill, Texas/Midland, Texas) secured the synchronized women’s platform title.
Caeleb Dressel won 3 of the Gators’ 5 event titles in 2018, and was involved in a 4th as a relay leadoff leg.
Indiana leads a brutally-close team battle, and also has several event title contenders tonight: among them Ian Finnerty (pictured) in the 100 breast and Blake Pieroni in the 200 free.
Purdue junior and 2016 Olympic silver medalist Steele Johnson pulled off a diving comeback with a last-minute dive change Friday night.
For the second day in a row, Indiana and Texas will get big boosts from their divers. Indiana has two of the top four qualifiers and three in the top eight, while Texas has two in the championship final.
Ian Finnerty hitting his taper is the best news Indiana swimming & diving has gotten this week.
A pair of Florida Gators will look to defend their 2017 national titles. Caeleb Dressel is the headliner – the do-everything star will try to win his fourth-straight NCAA 50 free title and challenge his own American record of 18.20.
Indiana and Texas should roll in some big diving points tonight with 3 scorers each, and IU sits 1st and 2nd coming out of 1-meter diving prelims.
Indiana’s Michael Hixon won his second-straight event on day 2 of the Zone C Diving Championships, with Miami (OH)’s Pei Lin winning the women’s board.
Indiana swept titles on the opening day of the Zone C Championships, with Michael Hixon winning the men’s 3-meter and Jessica Parratto the women’s 1-meter.
Indiana University Head Coach Ray Looze is pretty happy with how the Hoosier men performed at the 2018 Men’s Big Ten Championships last week, but the NCAA Championships is still on the horizon.
The Indiana men repeated as Big Ten champions for the first time since 1985.
Indiana’s Ian Finnerty will aim to improve upon his 50.82 prelim swim in the 100 breast.