COLUMBUS, Ohio – A contingent of Buckeye divers competed at the USA Diving Winter National Championships Dec. 14-18 at the Aquatic Center at Mylan Park in Morgantown, W.V. The Buckeyes earned four total medals at the event and combined for nine top-10 scores.
Mackenzie Crawford won two bronze medals at Winter Nationals. On day one, she and her partner finished third in the synchronized 3-meter with an overall score of 497.70. She also won bronze in the women’s 1-meter dive.
Lyle Yost won silver in the men’s 3-meter dive with an overall score of 778.60. He placed ninth in the 1-meter dive (594.05) and 11th on platform (566.10).
Clayton Chaplin earned bronze in the men’s 1-meter with a total score of 648.05. Chaplin placed fifth in the 3-meter (751.30) and fifth on platform (676.75). Chaplin was the highest point scorer of the meet and out of 142 total combined entries, he was the only diver to place in the top-10 in each individual event.
Jacob Fielding placed sixth in the 1-meter with a score of 608.10 and 12th in the 3-meter with an overall score of 650.25.
Amanda Ling advanced to the finals of the 1-meter. She finished 10th with a score of 426.45.