Forcucci Advances to Three-Meter Semifinals at U.S. Diving Trials

Courtney Forcucci

June 19, 2012

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. -- South Carolina diver Courtney Forcucci kept her Olympic hopes alive with a 17th-place finish in the three-meter springboard quarterfinals on Tuesday at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Diving Trials at the Weyerhaeuser King Country Aquatic Center.

Forcucci finished the quarterfinal with a five-dive score of 261.75, becoming one of 18 divers to advance to tonight's semifinals. Her best dive came in the second round when she scored a 54.60 on a forward 3 ½ somersault tuck.

In the semifinals, the number of divers will be cut down to 12 for the finals. Only the top two divers will make the U.S. Olympic Team.

The semifinals begin tonight at 7 PT (10 ET). Results can be found at the conclusion of the event by clicking here.