It marked the third time in program history that the Gophers finished in the top-10 nationally.
The two advanced to the Championships March 21-23
1 meter diving wrapped up at Zone D at the University of Houston
Maggie Keefer lead the Gophers with a fourth-place finish in 3 meter diving
Minnesota sits in first with 573.5 points and eight Big Ten titles
2012-13 Junior Season: Earned All-America honorable mention honors in platform diving at the 2013 NCAA Championships (3/23), placing 16th with her score of 260.80 also finished 28th in 3 meter and 33rd in 1 meter at the event qualified for the NCAA Championships by placing second in platform, sixth in 1 meter and 17th in 3 meter at the NCAA Zone D Championships (3/17) earned fourth-place honors in platform with a career-best score of 332.00 at the Big Ten Championships (2/20) also placed 11th in 1 meter and 12th in 3 meter with a personal-best score of 331.60 finished third in 3 meter at the Minnesota Challenge (2/8) won the 1 meter title at the Big Ten Quad Duals notched a third-place finish in 1 meter and a fourth-place finish in 3 meter vs. North Dakota (1/25) placed second in 1 meter at Kansas (10/20), vs. Wisconsin (10/26) and at the Jean Freeman Invite (11/30) added second-place finishes in 3 meter vs. Wisconsin and at the Jean Freeman Invite finished first in 1 meter and 3 meter at Michigan (10/5) two-time Big Ten Diver of the Week (10/9, 10/23) letterwinner.
2011-12 Sophomore Season: Competed at the NCAA Championships finished 21st in platform (229.95), 37th in 3 meter (259.75) and 38th in 1-meter (224.90) won platform at NCAA Zone Diving with a career-best score of 287.15 placed in all three dives at the Big Ten Championships finished seventh in platform with a score of 281.80 placed 10th on both 1 meter (310.10) and 3 meter boards (325.10) runner-up in 1 meter and 3 meter at the Minnesota Challenge letterwinner.
2010-11 Freshman Season: Set meet record at Minnesota Challenge in the 3-meter (309.95) finished fourth in the 1-meter finished third in 3-meter and fifth in 1-meter at Wisconsin dual (10/29) finished fifth in the 1-meter at Michigan State dual (10/9) earned first varsity letter.
High School: A 2010 graduate of Eagan High School dived under the instruction of Julie Linsheid all-conference her sophomore, junior and senior years all-state during her junior and senior years also participated in Club diving at the Minnesota Diving Academy.
Personal: Born August 29th 1992 to Rich and Laura McCrady her Aunt, Lisa, participated in Nebraska gymnastics has two younger sisters, Caroline and Meredith majoring in communications.
McCrady's Top Scores
Bacon, Siwicki Compete in National Events
The Gophers had representation and USA Diving and USA Swimming events over the weekend.
Purdy Named Head Coach at Youngstown State
The longtime Gophers assistant was on staff for five women's Big Ten Championship team victories.
Gideon Louw Promoted to Associate Head Coach
Gophers sprinters have flourished under Louw's tutelage. He will take on additional roles this year.