Suckow lands his second ticket to the NCAA Championship
Annapolis, Maryland — For the third time in as many attempts, the diver Columbia jonathan suckow qualified for NCAA swimming and diving championships. After today’s impressive performance at the NCAA Zonal Diving Championships in Annapolis, the junior earned his second ticket to the event with a top-12 result in the 1M. The three-time Ivy League champion has already competed twice on the national stage in the one- and three-meter events (2018, 2019).
The 2022 Zone Diving Championship will end tomorrow on the platform. Columbia will be represented by senior Michelle Lee and freshman Macy Pine.
Led by the Head Dive Coach Scott Donie, the Lions put on an impressive show on the second day. junior transfer Nick Level played in his first-ever zonal final on men’s springboard after scoring in the top-18 in the preliminaries. He finished 16th overall with a combined total of 563.95. Although he did not qualify for the final round, a classmate Casey Scholars took 39th place overall (single lap score, 232.35).
From three meters, Briget Rosendahl dove in his third zone final. The senior concluded her college career with an 18th place overall (508.40). Her teammate Alice Diakova followed in 27th (one-lap score, 246.75) while Pine finished in 41st (233.00).
The 2022 Men’s Swimming and Diving Championship will be held March 23-26 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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