Nov. 23, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio–Three Virginia divers qualified for the NCAA Zone Championships in the platform event Sunday (Nov. 23) on the final day of the Ohio State Invitational.
Senior JB Kolod (Pittsburgh, Pa.) and junior Colby Shinholser (Burtonsville, Md.) each qualified for the NCAA Zone Diving Championships on platform, placing sixth (327.05) and eighth (305.75), respectively. Junior Carl Buergler (Arlington, Va.) placed 10th, while junior Jordan Sacks (Wilmette, Ill.) and freshman Jake Bowtell (Darien, Conn.) finished 12th and 16th, respectively.
On the women’s side, junior Becca Corbett (Louisville, Ky.) qualified for Zones with a score of 229.60, good enough for eighth place. Freshman Emily Langworthy (Gaithersburg, Md.) finished ninth, while junior Katie Warburg (Wilton, Conn.), senior Laura Gartrell (Fairfax, Va.) and freshman Corey Johnson (Ambler, Pa.) placed 11-13.
Next up, the Cavalier men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs will travel to Athens, Ga., for the Georgia Fall Invitational Dec. 5-7.