Casey Sherman Heads To Virginia Tech For NCAA Zone A Diving Championship
Sophomore diver Casey Sherman is set to represent Holy Cross at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championship hosted by Virginia Tech at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center in Christiansburg, Va. From Mar. 6-7, Sherman will be competing in the one and three meter dives for the second consecutive year.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SHERMAN
- Sherman is just the third Crusader in the program’s history to compete at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championship.
- In order to qualify, divers must reach the following standards: a score of 265 or higher in the one meter dive, 280 or higher in the three meter dive or 225 or higher in platform diving.
- Sherman qualified for both the one and three meter dives for the second-straight year. She hit both the qualifying standards for these events at the Worcester City Championship hosted by the Crusaders on Oct. 29, 2016. She earned scores of 265.5 in the one meter dive, followed by a Holy Cross record of 293.54 in the three meter dive.
- Sherman holds three additional school diving records in the one meter (11 dives; 424.28), one meter (five required; 186.95) and in the one meter (optional; 239.10).
- Sherman has won 16 events on the season.
- Last season, Sherman took 56th in the one meter dive with a score of 169.70. She registered her best single-dive score of 34.50 with a forward two somersault pike. Additionally, she placed 55th in the three meter dive with a score of 173.40, recording another top single-dive score with a forward two-and-a half somersault pike, earning a score of 36.00.
- Starting at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 6, she will be competing in the three meter (six dives) against 61 opponents.
- Next on Tuesday, Mar. 7 at 12:00 p.m., Sherman will return to action while competing in the one meter (six dives), facing another 61 opponents.
- Go here to view the diving schedule and all the entries for this year’s meet.
THE PLATFORM FOR SUCCESS
- Casey Sherman is setting new standards on the diving board for the Crusaders. Click here to read the full story and learn more about Sherman’s accomplishments.