Miami Finishes in Top 25 at 2023 NCAA Swim & Dive Championships
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Miami women’s swimming and diving team wrapped up competition at the 2023 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships hosted by the University of Tennessee Saturday, concluding the team event in 22nd place nationwide.
Headlined by two All-America performances from veteran diver Mia Vallée, the Hurricanes enjoyed a strong weekend in the lanes and on the boards.
Graduate student Tara Vovk had an outstanding performance in the 100-yard breaststroke, where she captured second-team All-America honors with an 11th place finish. Vovk also competed in the 200-yard breaststroke.
Veteran swimmer and team captain Zorry Mason competed in the 200-yard IM, the 100-yard breaststroke and the 200-yard breaststroke preliminary rounds. Mason, making her NCAA Championships debut, concluded her career for the Hurricanes on Saturday morning in the 200 breast.
A 2022 NCAA national champion, Vallée opened her week by competing in the 1-meter springboard event, where she qualified for the finals. Vallée went on to capture third place in the 1-meter dive.
On Day 3 of the competition, Vallée competed in the 3-meter dive preliminary round in the morning, earning herself a spot in the finals for the second straight day. She would take fifth in the event with a score of 355.65, earning her the third NCAA All-America recognition of her career with a top-eight finish.
Three of the Miami Hurricanes men’s divers – Mohamed Farouk, Max Flory, and Brodie Scapens – will compete at the NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships in Minneapolis, Minn., beginning Wednesday, March 22.