Jones All-American On NCAA 1-Meter Springboard
March 26, 2009
Freshman diver Harrison Jones became USC's first All-American diver on 1-meter in 10 years to lead the Trojans on the first day of the 2009 Men's NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships on Thursday (March 26) at Texas A&M's Student Rec Center Natatorium in College Station, Texas.
Jones finished fourth on 1-meter with 406.65 points, 36.05 behind winner Drew Livingston of Texas. He is the eighth diver to earn All-American divers under USC's 10th-year head diving coach Hongping Li. The last Trojan to earn All-American honors on 1-meter was Justin Dumais in 1999. Coincidentally, Dumais' younger brother Dwight finished eighth today.
Also on 1-meter sophomore Steven Starks was 25th (291.10). Starks' best event is platform.
The meet continues Friday and Saturday, prelims at noon and finals at 7 p.m. (CST).