Randall Earns National Championship in One-Meter Dive

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. - A national championship in the men's one-meter dive highlighted SUNY Geneseo's showing at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships, hosted at the Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis University Natatorium. 

SUNY Geneseo senior diver Samuel Randall topped the one-meter diving field to earn the championship at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships on Friday evening in Indianapolis. Randall recorded a score of 527.00 to earn his second career diving crown, after also earning an NCAA Championship in the three-meter dive in 2016. Now a six-time All-American, he is just the fourth Geneseo student-athlete to win multiple national championships joining track and field athletes Kim DePrez '03, Alexa Wandy '17 and Isaac Garcia-Cassani '18. Randall also earned an All-America sixth-place finish in the three-meter dive earlier in the week, turning in a 500.45 score. 

SUNY Geneseo sophomore diver Samantha Reichman finished 11th in the one-meter dive and 13th in the three-meter to earn a pair of All-America Honorable Mentions. Reichman finished 16th in the one-meter dive preliminaries (385.50) to qualify for the consolation finals, where she turned in a score of 411.00, the third-highest score in the flight. In the three-meter, Reichman finished 12th (439.25) in the prelims and 13th (445.25) in the consolation finals.

Senior Emily Reiter competed in both diving events as well, finishing 28th in both the one-meter (334.50) and three-meter (361.65).Junior Nancy Nasky  took 18th place in the 1650 Free, touching up in 17:17.73 to cap her weekend at the NCAA Championships. The men's 200 free relay team, made up by seniors Jeff Doser and Derek Secord and first-years Harry Harkins and Will Eng, placed 20th with a time of 1:23.28 to finish with four top-20 finishes. Seniors Kaitlin Doherty and Natalie LaCourt joined first-years Deidra Osula and Noelle Staso to take 28th in the 200 Medley Relay (1:47.71), 27th in the 400 free relay (3:31.75) and 25th in the 800 free relay (7:53.92).

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21

Women's 500 Free
26. Nancy Nasky 5:03.83

Men's 200 Medley Relay
20. Geneseo (Jeff Doser, Will Eng, Harry Harkins, Derek Secord) 1:36.01

Women's 200 Medley Relay
28. Geneseo (Kaitlin Doherty, Natalie LaCourt, Deidra Osula, Noelle Staso) 1:47.71

Men's 3-Meter Dive Prelims
5. Samuel Randall 480.55 (ADVANCES TO FINALS)

Men's 3-Meter Dive Finals
6. Samuel Randall 500.45 ALL-AMERICAN

THURSDAY, MARCH 22

Men's 200 Free Relay
20. Geneseo (Doser, Eng, Harkins, Secord) 1:23.28

Women's 200 Free Relay
Geneseo (Doherty, LaCourt, Osula, Staso) DQ

Women's 200 Free
36. Nancy Nasky 1:54.22

Women's 1-Meter Dive Prelims
16. Samantha Reichman 385.50 (ADVANCES TO CONSOLATION FINALS)
28. Emily Reiter 334.50

Women's One-Meter Consolation Finals
11. Samantha Reichman 411.00 (HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICAN)

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

Men's 800 Free Relay
19. Geneseo (Doser, Eng, Harkins, Secord) 7:00.14

Women's 800 Free Relay
25. Geneseo (Doherty, LaCourt, Osula, Staso) 7:53.92

Men's 1-Meter Dive Prelims
2. Samuel Randall 510.40 (ADVANCES TO FINALS)

Men's 1-Meter Dive Finals
1. Samuel Randall NATIONAL CHAMPION

SATURDAY, MARCH 24

Men's 400 Free Relay
19. Geneseo (Doser, Eng, Harkins, Secord) 3:06.02

Women's 400 Free Relay
27. Geneseo (Doherty, LaCourt, Osula, Staso) 3:31.75

Women's 1650 Free
18. Nancy Nasky 17:17.73

Women's 3-Meter Dive Prelims
12. Samantha Reichman 439.25 (ADVANCES TO CONSOLATION FINALS)
28. Emily Reiter 361.65

Women's 3-Meter Consolation Finals
13. Samantha Reichman 445.20 (HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICAN)