Sam Gould Sweeps CCIW Diving Titles


gouldBLOOMINGTON, ILL. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology freshman Sam Gould (Greencastle/South Putnam) swept the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin one- and three-meter diving championships on Saturday.

Gould scored 386.00 points in the three-meter competition and added 350.10 points in one-meter to sweep both titles at the CCIW Diving Invitational.  Points from the event will carry over to next weekend's CCIW Swimming Championships.

For his efforts, Gould was named the CCIW Swimmer of the Week.  His efforts helped Rose-Hulman set a program record with six CCIW Swimmer of the Week honorees this season.

Freshman Josh Maurer (Kokomo/Western) added second-place accolades to earn all-conference recognition with 339.10 points in three-meter.  Maurer also came home fifth with 317.65 points in one-meter.

The women's diving team also brought home three all-conference honors.  Freshman Regen Foote (Jasper) finished third in both one-meter (317.40) and three-meter (306.00) for two awards. 

Senior Nicole Richardson (Janesville, Wis./George Parker) rounded out the all-conference performances with a second place in three-meter diving with 309.25 points.  She was also fourth in one-meter diving with 305.95 points.