Diving Preview: NCAA Region 2 Diving Championships

Diving Preview: NCAA Region 2 Diving Championships

NCAA Region 2 (Midwest-South-West) Diving Championships

Osgood Pool | Grinnell, Iowa

2 p.m. CST Friday, Feb. 24 (1-meter)

Noon CST Saturday, Feb. 25 (3-meter)

Live Stream: Grinnell Portal
Live Results: DiveMeets.com
Qualification Criteria: To qualify for participation in a regional meet a diver must achieve the qualifying standard at least once at a bona fide conference championship or twice (on the same board) during at any other bona fide competition and submit appropriate documentation of qualifying performances to the diving coordinator. If a diver only qualifies on one board, they may still dive both events at the regional meet.


Quick Hits

• Freshman Andrew Tompkins will compete in the NCAA Division III Region 2 Diving Championships, one of four such regional meets held across the country this week. Divers compete in their respective regional meet to earn bids to the NACA National Championships

• Five divers will compete in the Region 2 championships and two divers will qualify for the NCAA Championshps

• Tompkins tallied a six-dive score of 285.55 on the 1-meter board at the Caltech dual meet on Feb. 4 to break Scott MacKay's previous record of 279.15 and met the regional standard

• Tompkins won the bronze medal on both 1-meter board and the 3-meter board at the 2017 SCIAC Swimming and Diving Championships; he met the 11-dive standard in 1-meter with a total score of 461.00