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Kentucky Swimming & Diving Concludes Winter Nationals

Kentucky Swimming & Diving Concludes Winter Nationals

by Greg Welsh

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky swimmers and divers took to the national stage this past week, competing at both the Toyota U.S. Open and USA Diving Winter Nationals. Four Wildcat swimmers and five divers were among the participants at the National Championship meets which were held at the Greensboro Aquatic Center and Allan Jones Aquatic Center, respectively.

Max Berg, Carson Hick, Libby Grether and Olivia Mendenhall all made their debuts at the Toyota U.S. Open, swimming in a total of 10 events alongside an elite field which included 68 current U.S. National Team members, 34 U.S. Olympians and 29 American record holders.

In diving, Kentucky was represented by Jodi Cobb, Abby Devereaux, Gavin Hang, Kristy Pfaff and Claire McDaniels.

Complete Kentucky results from the week can be seen below.

2023 Toyota U.S. Open Kentucky Results

Carson Hick

  • Men’s 400m Freestyle (48th, 4:01.14)
  • Men’s 1500m Freestyle (21st, 15:50.24)

Libby Grether

  • Women’s 400m Freestyle (42nd, 4:25.52)
  • Women’s 200m Freestyle (57th, 2:07.69)
  • Women’s 200m Backstroke (28th, 2:16.33)

Max Berg

  • Men’s 50m Freestyle (42nd, 23:02)
  • Men’s 200m Freestyle (48th, 1:51.97)
  • Men’s 100m Freestyle (49th, 50.27)

Olivia Mendenhall

  • Women’s 100m Breaststroke (60th, 1:14.03)
  • Women’s 200m Breaststroke (47th, 2:40.35)


2023 USA Diving Winter National Championships Kentucky Results

Jodi Cobb

  • Women’s 1-meter Springboard Qualifier (18th, 204.35)

Kristy Pfaff

  • Women’s 3-meter Springboard Qualifier (12th, 218.35)
  • Women’s 1-meter Springboard Qualifier (14th, 208.05)

Abby Devereaux

  • Women’s 3-meter Springboard Qualifier (19th, 203.65)
  • Women’s 1-meter Springboard Qualifier (8th, 214.10)

Claire McDaniels

  • Women’s Platform Qualifier (2nd, 247.40)
  • Women’s 1-meter Springboard Qualifier (4th, 221.55)

Gavin Hang

  • Men’s 1-meter Springboard Qualifier (24th, 213.65)
  • Men’s 3-meter Springboard Qualifier (23rd, 285.10)

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