Knapton represents Nebraska at the 2017 USA Diving Winter Nationals Dec. 13-19.
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Knapton Heads to Winter Nationals

By NU Athletic Communications

Nebraska Divers at 2017 USA Diving Winter Nationals

Date: Dec. 13-19

Location: Greensboro Aquatic Center, Greensboro, N.C.

Time: 9 a.m. (CT)

All-American Abigail Knapton will represent Nebraska as the lone diver as she travels to Greensboro, North Carolina to compete in the 2017 USA Diving Winter Nationals. The event is Dec. 13-19 as it brings in nearly 150 of the country’s best divers to compete for 10 national titles beginning at 9 a.m. CT.

Sophomore Omaha native is coming off of a solid performance at the Mizzou Invitational in Columbia, Mo., Nov. 16-18. Knapton took sixth place in the one-meter dive with a score of 265.95. She also took first-place in the platform dive event (270.60) and the three-meter event (348.50). Knapton enters nationals with NCAA Zone qualifying dives in all three dives.

Following this week’s diving action, the Huskers will take time off from competition until Saturday, Jan. 13, when they take on the Omaha Mavericks in Omaha. 

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