Harvard Finishes Action on 3-Meter Board at NCAA Zone A Diving Championships

Harvard completed action at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships in Annapolis, Md., on Tuesday (Photo Courtesy: Gil Talbot).
Harvard completed action at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships in Annapolis, Md., on Tuesday (Photo Courtesy: Gil Talbot).

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Harvard's Hal Watts, Alec DeCaprio and Austin Fields competed on the 3-meter board on the second day of the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships Tuesday afternoon at Navy's Lejeune Hall.

Watts earned a spot in the finals after placing ninth in the preliminary round with a score of 321.20. The sophomore was joined by classmate DeCaprio, who completed his six dives with a score of 308.10, which was good for 13th. Fields, however, did not advance to the finals, coming in 24th  place (274.65). The top 18 performers secured spots in the championship round.

As the meet moved to the finals, Watts attempted another six dives, and combined with his preliminary score, totaled 625.45 points to finish in 12th place. DeCaprio, meanwhile, followed right behind in 13th place with a score of 621.45.

Harvard will now await which of its swimmers have earned spots at the NCAA Championships. The announcement is scheduled for noon on Wednesday.