COLUMBUS, Ohio—Freshman Sean Sargent and sophomore Michael Nash finished 27th and 28th in the one-meter dive, respectively, at the NCAA Zone C Diving Championships hosted at Ohio State’s McCorkle Aquatics Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio.
Day two of the Zone C Diving Championships featured the one-meter diving event on the men’s side while women’s competitors took part in the three-meter diving event. Nash and Sargent, the only RedHawks competing at the meet, took 18th and 35th overall, respectively, on Thursday in the three-meter dive.
Sargent recieved 263.60 points in the one-meter dive, which earned him a 27th place finish on Friday. Nash scored 263.20 points for 28th overall in the one-meter event. Neither RedHawk qualified for the finals, finishing outside the top 18 divers in preliminaries.
The NCAA Zone C Diving Championships are just one of five such events taking place across the country. Each one is allotted qualifying births to the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, which kick off later this month. Zone C has been allotted nine spots, so the top three divers in the three-meter dive, the top three in the one-meter event and the top two finishers in the platform dive are to automatically qualify for the NCAA Championships.
The Zone C Diving Championships wrap up Saturday with platform diving. Neither Nash or Sargent are competing on the third and final day of the meet in the platform dive.
Click here to follow along with the diving results at DiveMeets.com.
The NCAA Division I Men’s Championship will take place in Minneapolis, Minn. from Thursday, Mar. 27 through Saturday, Mar. 29.