CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s and women’s diving teams will compete at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships at The Aquatic Center at Mylan Park in Morgantown, West Virginia. The three-day meet will begin on Monday (March 9) and will serve as the NCAA diving qualifier.
Competition will begin at noon on Monday and Tuesday. The women’s platform will start at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, followed by the men’s platform at 2 p.m.
How to Follow
A link to live results is available at VirginiaSports.com. Updates throughout the competition will be provided on the team’s official Twitter account (@UVASwimDive).
Five females from the 1m dive, six from the 3m dive and five from the platform will advance to the NCAA Championships. The men’s competition will qualify six divers from the 1m, five from the 3m and four from the platform. Additionally, divers that qualify in an event are eligible to compete at the NCAA Championships in any other event, provided they finished in the top 12 at the same zone meet and have achieved the zone qualifying score.
• Virginia will send seven athletes to the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships.
• The Cavaliers will have four female divers competing in all three events. Senior Sydney Dusel (Naperville, Ill.), junior Jocelyn Porter (Cornelius, N.C.) and freshmen Jennifer Bell (Pelham, N.Y.) and Charlotte Bowen (Dana Point, Calif.) will battle for a spot at the NCAA Championships.
• Bryce Shelton (Vienna, Va.) will look to qualify for his fourth NCAA Championships. The senior will compete in all three events.
• Sophomore Walker Creedon (Cary, N.C.) will compete on the 3m board and platform, while sophomore Jake Greenberg (Laguna Niguel, Calif.) will compete on the 1m and 3m boards.
A Return to NCAAs
• Three Cavaliers are battling for a return trip to the NCAA Championships.
• Shelton will look to advance to his fourth consecutive NCAA Championships. He has competed at the national meet in all three events for three straight years.
• Dusel will look to make her third NCAA appearance after qualifying on the 3m and platform in 2017 and in all three events in 2018.
• Creedon advanced to the NCAA Championships in 2019 on the 3m board and platform after capturing a third-place finish on the platform at last year’s NCAA Zones.