MATT AKERS | MEN'S SWIM & DIVE | SOPHOMORE
Sophomore Matt Akers qualified for the men's 1-meter final at the NCAA Zone Championships after advancing through the preliminary portion of the event. Akers finished 16th in the 1-meter prelims with 298.65 points, the most by any athlete that did not hail from a Power Five school. Akers' score was over 50 points higher than his 1-meter prelims score from last year's NCAA Zones meet. Akers finished 18th in the 1-meter final at the Zones Championships, just seven spots away from earning an NCAA Championships berth.