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Porter Qualifies For Nationals To Highlight Mariners’ Weekend At NCAA Diving Regionals

Porter Qualifies For Nationals To Highlight Mariners’ Weekend At NCAA Diving Regionals

Complete Results

WELLESLEY, Mass. (Feb. 27, 2016) – This weekend, USMMA diving coach Johan Lopez took the three Mariner divers that qualified for the NCAA Diving Regionals up to Wellesley College for a chance to send them through to Nationals. Senior Gerrit Porter (Houston, Texas) placed first in the one-meter dive on Friday and second in the three-meter dive on Saturday to qualify for the NCAA National Championship.

Porter won the one-meter event on Friday night with a score of 482.65 and his score of 477.15 in the three-meter event on Saturday placed second behind fellow qualifier Matthew Rohrer of Tufts (499.00).

Junior Blythe Fentress (Shady Shores, Texas) came in 17th place in the three-meter dive on Friday with a 390.20 and was 22nd in the one-meter on Saturday, scoring a 352.45.

Sophomore Adam Fisher (Edgerton, Wisc.) placed 14th in both the one-meter (330.05) and three-meter (343.70) diving competitions.

Porter will represent the swim & dive program at the 2016 NCAA National Championship Meet, which is set to take place March 16-19 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, N.C.

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