• Store
  • Promotions - Carousel Above Header
  • Tickets
  • Auctions - Carousel Above Header
  • Duke Photo Store
  • Donate - Carousel Above Header
  • Uploaded Ad
McCrory Takes Gold at USA Diving Nationals
Wednesday 08/14/2011  -  Duke Sports Information
Print Print    Send this article to a friend Email    Subscribe to our Rss feed   RSS   
Courtesy: Duke Photography
View larger
Nick McCrory
Related Links

LOS ANGELES - Two-time NCAA champion Nick McCrory added to his collection of honors Sunday, capturing the gold in the men's 10-meter event on the final day of competition at the AT&T National Diving Championships.

McCrory led the field through the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds heading into Sunday's final. He totaled 497.35 points in the final round after scoring 90-plus points on each of his first three dives. McCrory scored 91.20 points on an inward 3 ½ that garnered 10s from two judges, in addition to a double back somersault with 2 ½ twists that earned him 91.80 points.

David Boudia claimed the silver medal with a score of 469.90 points, while Ben Grado totaled 431.05 points to come in third.

The gold medal performance at the national championships marks the continuation of a busy summer for McCrory, who took sixth in the platform at last month's FINA World Championships in Shanghai, China.

"Fortunately I was able to recover from worlds and get ready for nationals," he said. "I was feeling a little fatigued today, but I'm glad I competed."

Earlier in the week, McCrory and Boudia led the field through the preliminaries of the men's 10-meter synchro, but were forced to withdraw before the final round with Boudia citing physical fatigue.

After finishing sixth in the women's one-meter competition at the FINA World Championships, Abby Johnston also returned to action at nationals.

Johnston took part in the women's three-meter springboard competition, finishing 28th in the quarterfinal round with a score of 216.60.  

Full results of the AT&T National Diving Championships are available at https://secure.meetcontrol.com.


DVDsSocial MediaIronDukesStoresMobileAuction
Back to Swimming & Diving

Proud Sponsor
click to read more
Block Duke Tees - $16
click to read more
Buy Exclusive Sports & Campus Pics
Official Duke Photo Store
click to read more
Buy Official DVD 5-Pack for $118.95
Duke Championship DVD 5-Pack
click to read more
Bid on Signed Photos & More
Duke Online Auctions
click to read more
Shop Here - Duke eSTORE
Replay Images Soon