Arizona had 19 athletes selected to the 2016 Pac-12 Conference Swimming & Diving All-Academic teams. The Cats had the most women named to the first team in the conference, with all three seniors earning Pac-12 honors.
Rafael Quintero was named the 2016 Pac-12 Men's Diver of the Year, announced by the Conference office on Tuesday. The senior is the first Wildcat since Ben Grado and seventh all-time to earn the honor.
Rafael Quintero earned a second-place finish in the platform while Chris Wieser took seventh in the 1,650 free on the last day of the NCAA Championships. The Cats finished 16th overall (87).
Arizona men's swimming and diving finished day three of the NCAA Championships with two freshmen, stand-out performances. The Cats remain in 16th-place with an overall score of 52.
Arizona men's swimming and diving closed out day two of the NCAA Championships with two relays landing in the finals and two individuals notching top-16 finishes. The Cats currently sit in 16th with a total score of 28.
The NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships opened with the 800 free relay on Wednesday. The Cats finished 17th in the event, just falling short of scoring points and All-America honors.
Arizona men's swimming and diving will compete at the NCAA Championships in Atlanta, Georgia. The meet starts on Wed. Mar. 23 at 3pm MST. Nine swimmers qualified for individual events and two divers.
Arizona diving concluded the NCAA Zone E Championships with another victory on Wednesday. Senior, Rafael Quintero earned a first-place finish in the platform after winning the 1-meter on Tuesday.
On day two of Zone E Championships, Arizona had divers from both the men and women's side qualify for the NCAA Championships. Rafael Quintero qualified in the 1-meter with a first-place finish. Sally Hackett qualified for her first NCAA Championships in the 3-meter with a top-seven finish.
Arizona diving finished day one of NCAA Zones with the men competing in the 3-meter and the women in the 1-meter. Senior, Rafael Quintero earned his first qualification for the NCAA Championships in the 3-meter.
Arizona men's swimming and diving concluded the Pac-12 Championships in fourth place, with a total score of 569. The Cats had three second-place finishes on the last day and two Pac-12 titles overall.
Arizona men's swimming finished day three of the Pac-12 Championships in fourth with an overall score of 365. The Cats had a total of 17 swimmers land in the finals.