Arizona All-American diver Delaney Schnell can now call herself a national champion.
Schnell, a Tucson native, won the 10-meter dive at the USA Winter National Championships in Morgantown, West Virginia on Sunday, adding to her prolific resume.
Schnell earned a score of 646.40 in the senior women’s platform (10-meter) final, well ahead of runner-up Jordan Skliken, who finished with 557.30 points.
Schnell saved her best dive for last, scoring a 72.00 on her fifth and final attempt, an inward 3 1⁄2 somersault tuck.
She already had the title wrapped up even before her last dive, but the Olympian Delaney Schnell finishes strong on platform. pic.twitter.com/Di49fXNcgP— Michael Minnich (@michaelminnich) December 18, 2022
Schnell also finished fifth in the 3-meter springboard.
The 10-meter title marks Schnell’s latest medal in national or international competitions.
Schnell was the 2020 Tokyo Olympics silver medalist in 10-meter synchronized platform. She also won a silver medal at the 2022 FINA World Championships in the same event.
At Arizona, Schnell is a four-time All-American in the 1-meter, a three-time All-American in the platform, and a two-time All-American in the 3-meter.
Schnell is competing in her fifth season as a Wildcat as a grad student. She most recently. won 1st place in the 3-meter and platform at the Texas Diving Invitational last month.