Briadam Herrera (Miami, Fla.) and Lauren Reedy (Rochester Hills, Mich./Columbia, Mo.) won mixed synchronized 3-meter, and Zach Cooper (Greenwood, Ind./Miami, Fla.) and Olivia Rosendahl (Los Angeles/Evanston, Ill.) won mixed synchronized 10-meter to earn the opportunity to represent the United States at the FINA World Championships this summer.
Northwestern University’s sent out a press release this morning stating that Alik Sarkisian, who has been the head diving coach since 2006, will not be returning to coach the Wildcats in the 2019-2020 season.
Four Americans are among the divers qualifying for Saturday’s individual finals at the United States FINA Diving Grand Prix after preliminary and semifinal competition Thursday.
The FINA Diving Grand Prix will return to the United States for the first time in six years this week, April 11-14, 2019, at the newly renovated Marguerite Aquatics Center in Mission Viejo, California, with 25 countries competing in this week’s events.
In the 200 fly, we’ll see Stanford’s defending champ and NCAA Record holder Ella Eastin go up against USC’s Louise Hansson, who took down the 100 fly NCAA Record last night.
As we tick down the days to the 2019 Women’s NCAA Championships, keep track of all our event-by-event previews and winner picks here.
Indiana’s Jessica Parratto won her second-straight event on the women’s side, capping a dominant Zone Championships. Parratto won on platform, beating two-time defending NCAA champ Olivia Rosendahl of Northwestern. Parratto also beat Rosendahl at Big Tens, though Parratto has won Big Tens the past two years only for Rosendahl to take the win at NCAAs.
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.
Zone diving couldn’t have gone much better for the Indiana Hoosiers over the first two days: IU diver Jessica Parratto won the women’s 1-meter title, while Hoosiers James Connor and Andrew Capobianco went 1-2 for the second-straight day, this time on men’s 3-meter.
The USA Diving High Performance department announced today the 2019 High Performance Tier Two Squad, consisting of 15 divers.
Lilly King is in the hunt for a four-peat in the 100 breast tonight at the Women’s B1G Championships.
Siobhan Haughey will aim to defend her B1G title in the women’s 200 IM tonight in Bloomington.
Anthony (Anton) Stephenson of the University of Nebraska and Olivia Rosendahl of Northwestern University have been chosen as this year’s Wayne Duke Award recipients.
Northwestern men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams capped off the weekend by winning a combined 19 events en route to defeating Cincinnati at the Keating Aquatics Center.
The 2018 USA Diving Winter Trials resumed Wednesday with competitions in the men’s 1-meter and the women’s platform events. Briadam Herrera (Miami, Fla.) clinched the men’s 1-meter title after scoring 794.55 overall points, while Amy Cozad Magaña (Indianapolis, Ind.) was crowned the women’s platform champion with 615.55 total points.