Mosca Wraps Up USA Diving Winter National Championships

Mosca Wraps Up USA Diving Winter National Championships

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.