American diver Sarah Bacon (right) did something on Saturday that no American has done in 28 years: won a FINA World Championship medal in the women’s 1-meter
2019 NCAA runner-up in the 200 breaststroke Max McHugh, above, and the Minnesota Gophers will play host to Florida in early October.
Brandon Loschiavo (Huntington Beach, Calif./West Lafayette, Ind.) and Brooke Schultz (Fayetteville, Ark.) wrapped up the 2019 USA Diving Senior National Championships with men’s 10-meter and women’s 3-meter victories on Sunday.
David Dinsmore and Krysta Palmer finished first in the men’s 10-meter and women’s 3-meter semifinals Friday to lead the field of divers advancing to Sunday’s final at the USA Diving Senior National Championships.
Briadam Herrera won his fourth national title on 1-meter and Sarah Bacon won her second on that same event with victories Wednesday at the USA Diving Senior National Championships.
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.
Taylor Ruck was one of four Canadians to have a standout NCAAs.
The Louisville women finished 4th at NCAAs, which is their best-ever finish.
The Big Ten Conference announced the 2019 Big Ten Women’s Swimmer, Diver, Swimming Coach and Diving Coach of the Year awards, as voted on by the conference coaches.
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.
Stanford’s Brooke Forde, the 500 free champion, is on fire.
Bacon, a junior, improved 19.70 points over her score last year (343.50) to defend her title.
Cal freshman Izzy Ivey will compete in her first ever NCAA individual event in prelims of the 200 IM.
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.
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.