Bamforth Places Eighth in Diving Event at NCAA Championships

Bamforth Places Eighth in Diving Event at NCAA Championships

(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) - Carnegie Mellon University junior Gabe Bamforth (Cambridge, Mass. / CRLS) finished eighth on the 1-meter diving board Friday evening at the 2018 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships to earn additional points for the Tartans men's swimming and diving team.

Bamforth earned placement in the finals of the 1-meter by scoring 464.95 points during the preliminaries. In the championship finals, the junior tallied 433.65 points and finished eighth for the second year running.

Junior Winston Chu (Warren, N.J. / Saint Peter's Prep) entered the water for the first time at the meet, competing in the 100-yard breaststroke. He finished 27th in the preliminaries but will swim the 200-yard breaststroke on Saturday with a chance to make the top 16 and swim in the finals round.