Men's Swimming & Diving

Chirico Qualifies for NCAA Championships

Mike Chirico qualified for the NCAA Championships with his performances in the NCAA Regional.
Mike Chirico qualified for the NCAA Championships with his performances in the NCAA Regional.

Middlebury men's diver Mike Chirico has qualified for the NCAA Championships after his performances during the 2018 NCAA Division III Northeast-North Diving Regional. The two-day event was hosted by the Panthers inside the Middlebury Natatorium.

Chirico concluded his regional with a fifth-place effort out of 20 entrants in Saturday's 3-meter event, posting a total of 456.45 points during his 11 dives.

Combined with his eighth-place effort in Friday's 1-meter competition, Chirico is one of seven divers who will represent the region at the 2018 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships. The national meet will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana from March 21-24.