COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Kristian Ipsen and Bradley Christensen cemented spots in the upcoming NCAA Championships after turning in stellar performances at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships which wrapped up Saturday.
Connor Kuremsky was tabbed as an alternate for the upcoming championships to be held March 27-29 in Austin, Texas.
“This was a fair meet for us, and our divers did very, very well,” head coach Rick Schavone said. “We weren’t too pleased with the overall outcome, and should have had at least one or maybe even two more divers going to NCAAs.”
The three-day event at Cadet Natatorium concluded with the platform event that saw two Cardinal divers finish in the top 10.
Ipsen (374.37) was third in the prelims, one spot ahead of Noah Garcia (366.69).
Ipsen bumped up one spot in the finals with a 785.32, with Garcia holding his place at 714.84.
Christensen was 12th at 288.39 and Larry Reinhard, Jr. took 19th with a 257.16.
Amund Gismervik of Hawaii won with 817.39 points.