Two divers qualify for 2021 NCAA Championship after performance at regionals
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona — Kennedy Cribbs and Mickey Strauss qualified for the 2021 NCAA Championship after competing in the 2021 NCAA Zone E Championships from March 8-10.
Divers Adia London, Kennedy Cribbs, Morgan Paul and Mickey Strauss traveled to Flagstaff, Arizona to compete for a spot in nationals at the Zone E Diving Championships. On the first day of the meet, Kennedy Cribs secured her spot in nationals in the women's 1-meter finals with a score of 525.55 coming in 11th.
Sophomore Mickey Strauss qualified for his first-ever NCAA Championship on Monday in the men's 3-meter finals coming in 9th with a score of 635.30. Throughout the competition, he qualified for the NCAA Championships in all three events including the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform. It is the first time a BYU diver has qualified for all three events since the 2001-02 season.
Seniors Morgan Paul and Adia London battled in both of their last official meets as Cougars. Morgan Paul advanced to the women's 3-meter finals on Tuesday and received a score of 525.55. Adia London competed in both the women's 3-meter and 1-meter events coming in 24th and 25th in the preliminary rounds.
- 1M - 625.95 - 6th
- 3M- 635.30 - 9th
- Platform - 576.80 - 6th
- 1M - 523.05 - 11th
- 3M - 525.55 - 18th
- 3M - 220.75 - 24th - prelims
- 1M - 223.70 - 25th - prelims
Kennedy Cribbs will compete at the NCAA tournament from March 17-20 while Mickey Strauss will compete from March 24-27. This year, the 2020-21 Division 1 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship will be hosted in Greensboro, North Carolina.