March 12, 2013
The University of Minnesota men's diving team wrapped up day two of NCAA Zone Diving Tuesday night, competing on the 3 meter board at the University of Houston Campus Recreation and Wellness Center.
Mikey Ross had a strong night, securing the third-place spot in 3 meter with a total score of 789.25. Dylan Zoe finished in 14th with a mark of 650.10, while Manny Pollard clinched the final spot for 16th with a 604.40.
The final day at Zone D of NCAA Zone Diving continues Wednesday with platform diving beginning at 2:45pm. Divers that make the cut will move on to compete at the NCAA Championships March 28-30 in Indianapolis, Ind.
US Nationals Start on Tuesday
Eleven Golden Gophers, including several program record holders, will compete in Indianapolis this week.
Gophers Receive CSCAA Scholar All-America Recognition
Both the men's and women's teams earned academic distinction from the coaches association.
Former swim coach Eckelkamp Passes Away
Gopher Athletics is saddened to learn that former assistant men's swimming and diving coach Steve Eckelkamp has passed away at his home on June 10, in Mount Juliet, Tenn.