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Schnell Sets School and Pac-12 Record, Captures Second Title

Feb 26, 2021

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona Swimming and Diving had a historic Day 3 of the 2021 Pac-12 Championships Friday afternoon. 

Diver Delaney Schnell broke the All-time school and Pac-12 conference record for the platform dive in prelims with a score of 383.35. She would go on to win the platform final with a score of 364.50, to claim her second conference title of the weekend after winning the 1 meter dive Wednesday afternoon. 

The previous Pac-12 record for the platform dive was held by Eline Eggers from Arizona State University when she scored 345.60 total points at the 2011 Pac-12 Championships. 

Bjorn Markentin had a strong outing the men's 3 meter dive, as he scored 370.65 points to place 5th. 

Swimming Championships
The Cats were highlighted by four more NCAA B cut qualifiers Friday evening. Two of the four qualifiers were freshmen Amalie Mortensen and Julia Heimstead. 

Amalie Mortensen (1:44.81) - 200 free
Aria Bernal (52.63) - 100 back 
Jade Neser (1:00.60) - 100 breast 
Julia Heimstead (53.04) - 100 fly 

We will be back in action again tomorrow starting with Swimming prelims at 9 a.m. MST followed up by Diving at 11:30 a.m. MST.

Follow the action live on Arizona Swimming and Diving's Twitter @ArizonaSwimDive and check each night for results and a recap of the event.