Hoherz Qualifies for NCAAs on Final Day of Zones

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Sophomore Anton Hoherz became the fourth University of Iowa diver to qualify for the NCAA Championships on Wednesday at the NCAA Zone D Diving Championships at the Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
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Hoherz qualified for the NCAA Championships off the platform with an overall score of 687.15, earning fourth among the field. His nearly identical scores of 342.15 (prelims) and 345 (finals) powered a jump from seventh in prelims for fourth in finals.
Teammate Jonatan Posligua posted an overall score of 530.20, earning 15th overall.
Junior Thelma Strandberg took 16th for the women with an overall score of 433.65, while freshman Jolynn Harris finished with a score of 184.85.
Along with Hoherz, the Hawkeyes had a productive three days in the Lone Star State.  Sophomore Jayah Mathews qualified for the NCAA Championships off the 1-meter and 3-meter, freshman Sam Tamborski qualified off the 3-meter, and senior Will Brenner qualified off the 1-meter.
The Hawkeye will return to action from March 20-23 in Austin, Texas, for the NCAA Championships. Iowa will have three athletes competing in Mathews, Tamborski, and junior Hannah Burvill. Follow along at hawkeyesports.com or on Twitter @IowaSwimDive.