Men's Swimming & Diving
Kentucky Divers Shine at U.S. Open

Kentucky Divers Shine at U.S. Open

MIDLAND, Texas – Kentucky’s Kyndal Knight, Abby Devereaux, Sam Duncan and volunteer assistant coach Julia Vincent impressed on the national stage at the 2022 U.S. Diving Open Championship at the COM Aquatics Center last weekend. The Wildcat quartet notched several podium performances throughout the meet, which was highlighted by a runner-up finish for Knight on the women’s 1-meter and a third-place showing for Vincent on the women’s 3-meter.

Knight, the 2022 SEC Female Diver of the Year who will return to Kentucky for a fifth year in 2022-23, recorded a score of 253.45 to earn second place among the 12 participants in the women’s 1M. She was nearly four points clear of the third-place finisher.

Knight also took fourth place in the women’s 3M with a mark of 257.90, just behind Vincent who finished third in the event with a mark of 271.55.

Upcoming sophomore Devereaux placed 25th and 31st in the preliminary rounds of the women’s 1M and 3M, respectively.

On the men’s side, Duncan recorded a pair of top-10 finishes on the national stage. The incoming junior was the top qualifier in the men’s 1M preliminary round with 342.65 points, before earning seventh place in the event’s final with 313.95 points. He followed that performance up by earning 10th place on the 3M with a score of 318.70.

The 2022-23 Kentucky Swim & Dive season officially gets underway Friday, Sept. 23 with the Blue and White Meet at Lancaster Aquatic Center.

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