Texas A&M Qualifies 23 for NCAA Swimming & Diving
Texas A&M’s NCAA swimming and diving rosters were finalized with the completion of the NCAA Zone D Diving Championships on Saturday.
The Aggies will be represented by a total of 23 student-athletes at the respective men’s and women’s championships with the women’s team qualifying 13 and the men’s squad taking 10 participants. The women’s NCAA Championships will be contested March 15-17 in Auburn, Ala., while the men’s NCAAs will be the following week in Federal Way, Washington.
Representing the A&M women at nationals are seniors Rita Medrano, Jaele Patrick and Janie Potvin, juniors Maureen McLaine, Tess Simpson and Rebecca St. Germain and sophomores Ashley Adams, Cammile Adams, Erica Dittmer, Breeja Larson, Caroline McElhany, Paige Miller and Kim Pavlin.
Representing the men’s squad are seniors John Ariens, Amini Fonua, Boris Loncaric and Grant Nel, juniors John Dalton and John Wagner, sophomores Hayden Jones, Paul-Marc Schweitzer and Kyle Troskot and freshman Luke Shaw (relay alternate).
No new Aggie qualifiers emerged on Saturday at Zones, but sophomore Jessica Macaulay missed by the narrowest of margins. Macaulay took fifth on the platform with a 10-dive score of 513.50 and was just one spot away from making the NCAA meet. On the men’s side, sophomore Antonio Page-Kahn advanced to the final and finished 12th with 468.60 points.