13 athletes locked in Olympic quota spots in women’s 10-meter. Most notable was Tanya Watson, who earned Ireland’s first-ever Olympic bid in women’s diving.
Day 3 of the FINA Diving World Cup qualified 36 more Olympic quota spots across two events – with some lineup drama for Team USA.
Sarah Bacon and Kassidy Cook (above) become the 8th quota spot filled by the Americans for diving at the Toyo 2020 Olympics out of a possible 12.
The group will dive in Japan amid a third State of Emergency as new coronavirus cases in the Olympic host city are rising.
The award honors Bacon as the top female swimming & diving athlete in the country during the 2020-2021 season after sweeping the NCAAspringboard titles.
The U.S. divers will look to secure an additional five Olympic spots after securing seven of the maximum 12 spots available at the 2019 World Championships.
The Swimming & Diving finalists are selected by a Collegiate Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) panel.
Maggie MacNeil, Sarah Bacon, Wenbo Chen, and Bill Dorenkott were named the Big Ten end of year award recipients following the conclusion of the NCAA season.
These selections match the SwimSwam awards, which were announced yesterday.
The first NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships didn’t disappoint, and here’s our take on the moments and people which stood out to us last week.
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Minnesota’s Sarah Bacon capped off her NCAA career with a feat she had yet to accomplish until this weekend: sweeping the 1 and 3-meter springboard events
BAMA’s White and NC State’s Berkoff tied for the top 100 back prelims spot. UVA also holds top seeds in the 4IM (Nelson), 1FL (Douglass), and 2FR (Madden).
Minnesota’s Sarah Bacon is on track for a second NCAA diving title after besting 3-meter prelims by 19 points this afternoon.
Two-time defending 1-meter champion Sarah Bacon sat quietly in second place for most of qualifying, but smashed a 61-point final dive to take 1st.