Mosca represented Harvard in the USA Diving Winter National Championships in Austin, Texas, over the weekend. (Photo Credit: Wendy Marsh)
AUSTIN, Texas. -- Harvard junior Mike Mosca of the men's swimming and diving team represented the Crimson in the USA Diving Winter National Championships, taking home three top-15 finishes. Mosca, who was paired with Jack Nyquist in the 3-meter synchronized event, earned a ninth-place finish.
Mosca started Nationals in the 1-meter dive, earning a 15th-place finish with his combined score of 301.15. Though the event only took the top eight divers into the finals, Mosca bounced back in the 3-meter dive.
The junior from Tenafly, N.J., matriculated to the semifinals of the 3-meter after his 13th-place finish with a score of 367.00. Competing with the top 19 divers in the event, Mosca moved up the ranks and took home 13th place overall with a tremendous combined score of 709.35.
Then Mosca and Nyquist began their top-10 quest. The duo finished in 10th in the prelims, earning a score of 350.67 to advance to the finals to compete with 11 other tandems. Mosca and Nyquist put together a show, combining for a score of 706.44 for their ninth-place finish in the prestigious event.