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Ute Divers To Compete At Air Force Diving Invite

Feb 3, 2021

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Utah diving team is set for the Air Force Diving Invitational beginning tomorrow, Feb. 4, and running through Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Cadet Natatorium.
Fans wishing to tune into the three-day event can view all the action here. Live results for the Air Force Diving Invitational will also be provided and can be found here. Utah divers will compete against opponents from Air Force, Wyoming, BYU, Cal Baptist and Colorado Mesa.

Time (MT) Thursday, Feb. 4 Friday, Feb. 5
10-11:30am Women's 3m Prelims Women's 1m Prelims
11:45am-12:15pm Women's 3m Consolations Women's 1m Consolations
1:45-2:45pm Men's 1m Prelims Men's 3m Prelims
3-3:30pm Men's 1m Consolations Men's 3m Consolations
6-6:30pm Women's 3m Finals Women's 1m Finals
7-7:30pm Men's 1m Finals Men's 3m Finals


Time (MT) Saturday, Feb. 6
10-11am Women's Platform Prelims
11:15-11:45am Women's Platform Finals
1:15-2:15pm Men's Platform Prelims
3-3:30pm Men's Platform Finals


The Utah swim and dive team battled BYU in the final home meet of the season, downing the in-state rivals on both the men's and women's sides. The Utah women posted a 176-124 win to start the weekend. The 200 medley relay team of Emma Broome, Charity Pittard, Emma Lawless, and Maddie Woznick broke the pool record with a time of 1:41.09 to begin the meet. Audrey Reimer broke the 100 back (54.19) and 200 back (1:56.81) Don Reddish pool records, while Woznick tied the record in the 100 free (50.22). Utah took home 10 of the 16 event wins, including a diving sweep from Lexi Mills on the 1m and 3m.
The men got it done on Saturday to continue the winning weekend and posted a 179-121 victory over BYU. Cooper DeRyk broke the pool record he previously set the week prior against Colorado Mesa in the 100 fly after improving his time and posting a time of 47.14 seconds last Saturday. He also claimed the 50 free and was a member of the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay first-place finishing teams. The Utes claimed 11 of 16 events against BYU. Tony Chen also swept the diving events for Utah.
Utah will be back in action on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12-13 when the men's team takes on USC in Los Angeles. The dual meet will be held at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center.