March 25, 2011
Nicholas Halbach Claims Third Career National Championship!
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -
On Thursday, senior diver Nicholas Halbach (Wheat Ridge, Colo.)
of the USMMA Men's Swimming & Diving team took home his third national championship! The senior bested all the competition on the 1-meter board in the NCAA Division III Championships. Halbach's other two national titles came on the 1-meter and 3-meter boards as a sophomore in 2009.
Halbach will try to earn his fourth national title on the 3-meter board Saturday. Please continue to check www.usmmasports.com for any updates on his quest.
On the swimming front, junior Frank Vita placed 15th after preliminary heats in the 200-yard butterfly and was named an All-American. This comes on the heels of fellow junior John Fields being named an All-American yesterday, and the first swimming All-American since 2003.