Gabriel Bamforth of Carnegie Mellon Dives Way to NCAA Championships

Gabriel Bamforth of Carnegie Mellon Dives Way to NCAA Championships

From Carnegie Mellon University Athletics

Freshman Gabriel Bamforth of the Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming and diving team earned a place at the NCAA Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Championships with his finishes on the one-meter and three-meter diving boards at the NCAA Region 4 Championships held at SUNY Cortland on Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27.

Friday evening, Bamforth finished sixth on the three-meter board with 469.75 points after 11 dives. On Saturday, he finished strong and picked up another sixth-place finish on the one-meter board with 472.35 points. His finishes qualify him for the NCAA Championships.

Bamforth now has the chance to become the first men's diver to earn All-America distinction. The NCAA Championships will be hosted in Greensboro, N.C., on Thursday, March 17 through Saturday, March 20.