The Cardinal men’s and women’s divers opened up the competition season with a dominating performance at their own three-day Cardinal Invitational this past weekend
Women’s Swimming & Diving
The Cardinal men’s and women’s diving squad and coach Rick Schavone — who was recently nominated to be the head coach for the U.S. diving team at the World Cup meet in February — are set to host the three-day Stanford Diving Invitational, which begins today. Five other teams will compete at the invitational, including Cal, UCLA, Cal Poly, Fresno State and San Jose State.
Stanford Swimming took second place overall at the ConocoPhillips U.S. National Championships held at the Avery Aquatic Center last week. Strong showings in the relays and nine total medals propelled the Cardinal to its strong finish.
Through two days at the 2011 ConocoPhillips U.S. National Championships, Stanford Swimming, a team of current and former Cardinal stars, is 16 points behind Tucson Ford Dealers Aquatics for first place, while three Stanford swimmers have won events in the first two days of the meet.
Despite winning the Pac-10 Championships last month in a season when the conference was particularly strong, the Stanford women’s swimming team could not repeat the performance at the NCAA Championships, placing fourth as a team and failing to win any individual events…