Columbus, Ohio – The high flying Buckeye platform divers brought their A game on Saturday at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion to close out the NCAA Zone C diving meet. Ohio State advanced seven divers to the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships on the platform.
Stephen Romanik capped his perfect week in the diving well earning a bid to all three diving events (one meter, three meter and platform) at the NCAA Championships. Romanik used a score of 679.20 to earn an eighth-place finish on the platform on Saturday to easily qualify for the NCAA meet. In what was an impressive showing for the Buckeyes’ men’s divers, the Scarlet and Gray scooped up five of the 11 NCAA bids to the NCAA meet on the platform.
Christo Law had the best readout of the day on the platform for the Ohio State men with a 752.55 to place fourth on the event. Aaron Daniels-Freeman (674.70), Clay White (663.60) and Jacob Siler (654.10) claimed the final three qualifying spots finishing of the day with ninth, 10th and 11th-place finishes.
7️⃣ high flying #Buckeyes clinched their spot at the NCAA Championships this afternoon on platform! Lara Tarvit and Genevieve Angerame will represent the women and Christo Law, Stephen Romanik, Clay White, Aaron Daniels-Freeman and Jacob Siler will represent the men! pic.twitter.com/eWWbLaqj6e
— Ohio State Swim/Dive (@OhioSt_SwimDive) March 11, 2018
The women advanced two divers to the NCAA Championships on the platform in Lara Tarvit and Genevieve Angerame. Tarvit put together a brilliant score of 597.70 to place fourth and Angerame was able to qualify in the event after earning a 12th-place finish with a score of 471.30. Angerame was able to qualify on the platform with her 12th-place finish because she had already qualified on the three-meter board earlier this week.