ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Senior Walker Creedon won the men’s platform at the 2022 NCAA Zone A Championships as four Cavalier divers will advance to the 2022 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.
Creedon won the platform with a score of 750.10. His score of 394.40 in the finals is the second-best in UVA history. He is the lone male diver that will move on to the men’s NCAA Championships March 23-26 in Atlanta.
On the women’s side, three divers advanced to the 2022 NCAA Championships, March 16-19 in Atlanta.
Freshman Lizzy Kaye finished second on the 3-meter and was sixth on the platform to advance to the NCAA Championships in both events. Kaye scored a 312.30 in the prelims and a 323.1 in the finals of the 3-meter. Her finals score is a career best. She was ninth on the platform after prelims (228.45) and scored a 253.15 in finals to place sixth and record the fifth-best score in UVA history.
Junior Jennifer Bell finished fifth on the 1-meter and was 11th on the 3-meter to advance in both events. Bell’s 290.75 in the finals of the 1-meter is the seventh-best score in UVA history.
Junior Charlotte Bowen finished fifth on the 3-meter board to advance to the NCAA Championships in that event. Bowen scored a 304.00 in prelims to qualify third and finished sixth with a 285.45 in finals. She was 34th on the 1-meter (243.45).
Junior Joseph Perreault advanced to the finals of the 1 and 3-meter for the men. He finished 13th on the 1-meter, scoring a 303.05 in the finals to mark the 10th-best score in UVA history. Perreault was 17th on the 3-meter (622.60).
Freshman Nicholas Sanders made the finals of the 3-meter and finished 18th (617.30) and was 26th on the 1-meter (269.30).
Freshman Oliver Mills was 25th on the 1-meter (273.10) and 3-meter (281.40).
Sophomore Maddy Grosz made the finals for both the 1 and 3-meter, finishing 14th on the 1-meter (531.20) and ninth on the 3-meter (574.60).
Sophomore Amanda Leizman finished 49th on the 1-meter board.