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Men's Swimming and Diving Prepare for NCAA Championships

Mar 22, 2022

TUCSON, Ariz. - Arizona men's swimming and diving will send a team of seven swimmers and two divers to Atlanta for the 2022 NCAA Championships set for March 23-26 at the McAuley Aquatic Center on the Georgia Tech campus.

Arizona concluded the 2021 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships with 106 total points, placing 12th overall. In 2019, Arizona placed 16th and moved up four spots this year to mark the program's highest finish at the NCAA Championships since 2014 when the men placed 7th with a total of 198.5 points. 

Prelims will begin at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT) with finals starting at 6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT) each day. Finals sessions will be streamed via, while all other sessions will stream through

The Cats complete the 2022 NCAA Men's NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships with four All-American finishes, including three of them courtesy of Brooks Fail. Fail recorded top-8 finishes in the 500 free, 400 IM, and 1650 free. He placed 5th in the 500 free, 6th in the 400 IM, and 7th in the 1640 free. Brooks set an Arizona school record in the 400 IM with a time of 3:38.55. 

Diver Bjorn Markentin earned All-American honors in the 1-meter event, scoring 358.25 and earning a 7th place finish. 

Arizona completes the 2021-2022 season and places 17th at NCAA Championships with a total of 79 points.





Competing Wildcats

  • Tai Combs
  • Eric Correa
  • Marin Ercegovic
  • Brooks Fail
  • Hunter Ingram
  • Ogi Maric
  • Bjorn Markentin
  • Seth Miller
  • Daniel Namir

Wednesday, March 23
200 medley relay
800 free relay

Thursday, March 24
500 free
200 IM  
50 free
1-meter diving  
200 free relay 

Friday, March 25
400 IM
100 fly   
200 free
100 breast 
100 back 
3-meter diving 
400 medley relay

Saturday, March 26
1650 free
200 back 
100 free
200 breast
200 fly 
Platform diving 

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