Jorgensen, Ross Qualify for NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships
March 10, 2012
Minnesota senior Kristoffer Jorgensen and junior Mikey Ross both qualified for the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships after putting together strong performances during the NCAA Zone D Diving Championships this week at the University of Iowa Campus Recreation and Wellness Pool.
Jorgensen closed out the competition with a score of 730.00 in platform diving for a third-place finish, while placed fifth with a final score of 664.65.
Jorgensen advanced to the finals in third place after posting a score of 393.15 in the preliminaries, and held on to his third-place finish with a mark of 336.85 in the final round. Ross advanced to the finals in fifth place by registering a score of 339.60 in the preliminary round, before tallying a score of 325.05 in the finals to hang on to fifth place.
Both divers will compete at the NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships March 22-24 at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Seattle, Wash.
NCAA Zone D Championships - Men's Qualifiers