Mosca to Represent Harvard at 2012 Olympic Team Trials - Diving

Mosca to Represent Harvard at 2012 Olympic Team Trials - Diving

Mosca will compete against the top divers in the nation at the 2012 Olympic Team Trials (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Rising sophomore Mike Mosca will represent Harvard at the 2012 Olympic Team Trials – Diving which begin this weekend in Federal Way, Wash. Mosca will compete in both the 3-meter individual and 3-meter synchronized events.

The Olympic Team Trials - Diving will showcase the best diving in America and will serve as the final team selection competition for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The Trials will include men’s and women’s 3-meter springboard and 10-meter platform, and men’s and women’s synchronized 3-meter springboard and 10-meter platform competition. Approximately 120 of the nation’s best divers are expected to compete for 14 spots on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Diving Team.

Mosca will begin competition on Monday, June 18 with the 3-meter synchronized preliminary and semifinal rounds. On Wednesday, June 20 he will return to action for the 3-meter individual preliminary and semifinal rounds. The 3-meter synchro finals will be held Friday, June 22 with the 3-meter individual finals taking place Sunday, June 24. The 3-meter semis (NBC Sports Network), 3-meter synchro finals (NBC Sports Network) and 3-meter finals (NBC) will broadcast live on the NBC family of networks. For a complete television schedule, click here.

Mosca earned a pair of All-Ivy League selections this year as a freshman after winning the one-meter competition at the Ivy League Championships and taking second on the three meter. Earlier in the season he set new school records on both boards, posting a score of 367.25 on the one meter against Cornell and Dartmouth and a score of 394.80 at the HYP meet. Mosca concluded his season by taking second on the one meter (684.15) and third on the three meter (766.30) at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships.