2017 NCAA Division III National Championships: Diving Puts Denison Back in the Mix

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Men’s One-Meter Diving

NCAA Record: 557.90 – Gabe Korteum, St. Olaf (2002)
2016 Champion: 555.35 – Ben Lewis, Denison

Denison senior Max Levy carried on the Big Red tradition of diving excellence tonight by claiming the one-meter title with 553.45 points. His final dive was awarded 72.00 points, the highest-scoring dive of the night and secured him the victory.

Teammate Brian Allen placed thirteenth for Denison with 427.50 points, putting the Big Red back into the top three in the team scores. They now sit third with 167 points.

SUNY Geneseo junior Samuel Randall took runner-up honors with 511.50 points and NYU’s Connor Brission took third with 502.60.

Albion divers Jake Burris and Henry Swett finished ninth and eleventh, bumping their team into tenth place. They scored 455.05 and 428.95 points, respectively. Both men are sophomores and could make their mark as All-Americans next season.

  1 Levy, Max              SR Denison            546.70     553.45   20  
  2 Randall, Samuel        JR SUNY Geneseo       465.35     511.50   17  
  3 Brission, Connor       SO NYU                478.75     502.60   16  
  4 Carlson, Arron         SR SUNY Fredonia      485.25     492.90   15  
  5 Morris, John           SR Rowan              459.75     475.60   14  
  6 Hoyt, Sam              JR Union              469.15     474.95   13  
  7 Rohrer, Matthew        SR Tufts              464.05     473.25   12  
  8 Bamforth, Gabe         SO Carnegie Mellon    467.95     414.95   11
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Author: Diana Pimer

Diana Pimer was a breaststroke/IMer at Keene State College and is the NEISDA Conference record holder in the 200 IM. She is currently an Age Group Coach at AGUA in New York City and has covered major competitions for Swimming World including the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, 2015 and 2017 FINA World Championships, USA Swimming Nationals and more.

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