Utah Men Lead Early Pac-12 Championships Standings After 1 Meter Diving Win

2021 Pac-12 Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships

  • Diving: Thursday, February 25 – Saturday, February 27, 2021
  • Swimming: Sunday, February 28 – Wednesday, March 3, 2021
  • Campus Rec & Wellness Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX
  • Defending Champion: Cal (3x) Results
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While the swimming portion of the 2021 Men’s Pac-12 Swimming & Diving Championships doesn’t get underway until Sunday, the meet has already begun with the diving events running from Thursday – Sunday.

On Thursday night, 12 divers competed in the men’s 1-meter dive event. The top 8 from the prelims then moved on to the finals.

Team Scores After 1 Meter Diving

  1. Utah – 51 Points
  2. Stanford – 44 Points
  3. Arizona – 28 Points
  4. Cal – 16 Points
  5. USC – 6 Points

Men’s 1 Meter Dive – Finals

  • Pac-12 Record: Kristian Ipsen (Stanford) – 481.65 Points (2014)
  • Pac-12 Meet Record: Kristian Ipsen (Stanford) – 481.65 Points (2014)
  • 2020 Champion: Conor Casey (Stanford) – 407.25

Conor Casey scored 413.55 points in the 1-meter diving finals on the first night of action at the men’s Pac-12 Swimming & Diving Championships. That score was an improvement for Casey upon his 2020 title-winning performance of 407.25.

Casey won the event by a decent margin, beating silver medalist Tony Chen‘s score of 344.80 by nearly 70 points. Bjorn Markentin from the University of Arizona followed Chen by just 2 points to score 342.80 for the bronze medal.

While Casey pulled off the win for Stanford, Utah managed to win the event as they had three in the final, scoring a total of 44 together. Chase Hindmarsh added 7 points to Utah’s total from his 10th place finish in prelims bring the school’s total to 51.

Casey and teammate Noah Vigran went 1-4 in the final, scoring 20 and 15 points, respectively. Adding in Hunter Hollenbeck’s 9 points from the prelims gave the team a total of 44. Arizona followed with 28 points total in the event while USC scored 16 and Cal rounded out the event with only 6 points.

Full Scoring Breakdown:

Finals Score Points
Casey Stanford 413.55 20
Chen Utah 344.8 17
Markentin Arizona 342.8 16
Vigran Stanford 331.35 15
McDivitt Utah 316.85 14
Pennock Utah 299.85 13
Correa Arizona 291.1 12
Korovin USC 287.55 11
From Prelims Score Points
Hollenbeck Stanford 278.05 9
Hindmarsh Utah 271.5 7
Wesson Cal 235.7 6
Machida USC 221.75 5

The next event for the men’s diving portion of the meet takes place today in the form of the 3-meter. 1-meter silver medalist Tony Chen goes in with a top seed of 396.08.

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