Men's Swimming

    Schmidt Earns Spot at NCAA Championships

    Go Hoosiers! Senior Darian Schmidt will head to the NCAA Swimming Diving Championships in Austin, Texas in two weeks.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Senior Darian Schmidt will head to the NCAA Swimming Diving Championships in Austin, Texas in two weeks.
    Go Hoosiers!

    March 13, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Indiana University senior diver Darian Schmidt won the men's 3-meter springboard competition to book his ticket to the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships after day one of the NCAA Zone C Diving Championships in Columbus, Ohio.

    Schmidt finished the 12-round event with a score of 794.20. He led after prelims, tallying a score of 368.50 in the first six rounds. Emad Abdelatif was sixth with a score of 676.90, followed by Joshua Arndt in seventh (674.50). Danton Rogers was 13th (638.50) and Andrew Hull 14th (619.75) George Andrews placed 21st overall after a score of 234.80 in prelims.

    In the women's 1-meter springboard competition, Kate Hillman finished 13th overall with a score of 546.10. Hillman was 16th after prelims, putting up a score of 263.50.

    Qualifying continues tomorrow with the women's 3-meter and men's 1-meter competitions.

    Eight men and nine women from Zone C will qualify for the NCAA Championships. Below is the order of priority for earning a spot at the NCAA meet. Those in bold have earned a spot.

    1. Winner of Platform
    2. Winner of Three-meter - Darian Schmidt, Indiana/
    3. Winner of One-meter - Casey Matthews, Purdue/
    4. Second-place Three-meter - Jamie Bissett, Purdue/
    5. Second-place One-meter - Wenting Zhang, Illinois St./
    6. Third-place Three-meter - Greg Ferrucci, Kentucky/
    7. Third-place One-meter - Kaixuan Zhang, Southern Ill./

    8. Second-place Platform
    9. Fourth-place Three-meter - Stephen Ettienne, Ohio St./
    10. Fourth-place One-meter - Christa Cabot, Kentucky/
    11. Fifth-place Three-meter - Joseph Coumos, Notre Dame/
    12. Third-place Platform
    13. Fifth-place One-meter - Carey Chen, Michigan/
    14. Sixth-place Three-meter - Emad Abdelatif, Indiana/
    15. Sixth-place One-meter - Lindsey Streepey, Notre Dame/
    16. Fourth-place Platform
    17. Seventh-place Three-meter - Joshua Arndt, Indiana/
    18. Seventh-place One-meter - Danielle Hulvey, Eastern Michigan/
    19. Eighth-place Three-meter - Layne Rogers, Purdue/
    20. Fifth-place Platform
    21. Eighth-place One-meter - Allison Casareto, Notre Dame/
    22. Ninth-place Three-meter - Alex Chan, Eastern Michigan/
    23. Ninth-place One-meter - Fengting Chen, Southern Illinois/
    24. Sixth-place Platform
    25. 10th-place Three-meter - Zachary Peterson, Kentucky/
    26. 10th-place One-meter - Michelle Cabassol, Purdue/
    27. 11th-place Three-meter - Timothy Faerber, Michigan/
    28. Seventh-place Platform
    29. 11th-place One-meter - Tricia Grant, Oakland/
    30. 12th-place Three-meter - Kegan Skelton, Southern Illinois/
    31. 12th-place One-meter - Lauren Dark, Eastern Michigan/



    Men's 3-Meter
    1. Darian Schmidt - 794.20 (368.50 prelims)
    6. Emad Abdelatif - 676.90 (341.50 prelims)
    7. Joshua Arndt - 674.50 (330.25 prelims)
    13. Danton Rogers - 638.50 (308.15 prelims)
    14. Andrew Hull - 619.75 (315.00 prelims)
    21. George Andrews - 234.80 prelims

    Women's 1-Meter
    13. Kate Hillman - 546.10 (263.50 prelims)


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