Division III Diving Regionals: MIT and Chicago Women Qualify Four Each for NCAAs


At this weekend’s four NCAA diving regional meets 24 men and 29 women qualified for the 2019 NCAA Division III Championships, to be held March 20-23 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

The Chicago and MIT women had impressive showings, each qualifying four divers to nationals, the highest number of any program in one gender. SUNY-Geneseo added three women to their NCAA total and the Denison women qualified two. Amherst also had a good weekend, securing NCAA bids for two men and two women. Four other men’s team also qualified a duo: Springfield, Carnegie Mellon, MIT, and Trinity (TX).


Jacqueline Palermo, Amherst College

Lindsey Ruderman, Amherst College

Joselyn Smith, Calvin College

Kellyn Toole, Chapman University

Naomi Clayton, Denison University

Allison Fitzgerald, Denison University

Sophie Wojdylo, Grinnell College

Anna Belson, Ithaca College

Jocelyn Pawcio, Ithaca College

Nicki Bailey, Kalamazoo College

Madeline Carlson, Kenyon College

Mikaela Lengwin, Loras College

Morgan Matranga, Mass. Institute of Tech.

Dolly Payne, Mass. Institute of Tech

Deborah Wen, Mass. Institute of Tech.

Blake Zhou, Mass. Institute of Tech.

Allie Norwood, Nazareth College

Sierra Skaza, Springfield College

Loren Sayers, SUNY-Brockport

Kiersten Coates, SUNY-Geneseo

Samantha Reichman, SUNY-Geneseo

Alyssa Vadala, SUNY-Geneseo

Maren Merwarth, Trinity University

Alice Saparov, University of Chicago

Agnes Lo, University of Chicago

Elizabeth Cron, University of Chicago

Anna Girlich, University of Chicago

Kaitlyn Fast, Westminster College

Megan Thai, Whittier College


Jacob Burris, Albion College

Chris Deaver, Alfred University

Tom Amsbry, Amherst College

Bennett Fagan, Amherst College

Mitchell Ryan, Bowdoin College

Gabe Bamforth, Carnegie Mellon University

Judson Kyle, Carnegie Mellon University

Kendall Hollimon, Claremont-MS

Lucas Bumgarner, Emory University

Brian Simonich, Hope College

Justin Moczynski, Ithaca College

Heath Ogawa, Lake Forest College

Kieran Cuddy, Macalester College

Jay Lang, Mass. Institute of Tech.

Samuel Solomon, Mass. Institute of Tech.

Luca Brashear, Springfield College

Connor Pennington, Springfield College

Matt Merchant, SUNY-Brockport

Corey Wirth, SUNY-Geneseo

Anthony Liva, Trinity University

Daniel Valmassei, Trinity University

Dylan Glumac-Berberich, UW-Eau Claire

Matt Wilke, UW-Oshkosh

Connor May, Westminster College

View the full list by region and with alternates here.