No. 10 Auburn locks up two spots in diving zone championships
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Junior Fraser McKean and senior John Santeiu IV locked up spots for the NCAA championships later this month with their performances on tower Wednesday at the Greensboro Aquatics Center.
On the final day of competition, McKean posted a score of 781.95 to take second overall on platform, earning a priority qualifying spot to the NCAA championships. McKean's prelim six-dive list of 396.75 set a personal best during the morning session; the junior will make his first appearance at NCAAs in Austin, Texas on March 27-29.
Santeiu's fourth-place finish on Wednesday only improved his chances to earn a spot at the NCAA championships. The senior scored 749.10 over 12 dives and his six-dive list in the finals set a personal record at 407.95. Santeiu's fifth-place finish in Tuesday's 1-meter competition is what put the senior over the top to earn a spot at the NCAA championships, his third career appearance overall.