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Annie Bingle, Grace Wu each earn NISCA 1-meter diving All-America accolades

The National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association recently released its list of 2021-2022 Girls One-Meter Diving All-America athletes and Greenwich residents Annie Bingle and Grace Wu earned the prestigious honors.

Bingle, who graduated from Greenwich High School yesterday, received All-America accolades for the fourth consecutive year, after starring on the 1-meter diving board for Greenwich High School’s diving team this past fall.

She finished second at the CIAC Class LL Diving Championships with an outstanding score of 461.80 points, was second at the FCIAC Championships (436.70 points) and had a solid sixth-place finish at the State Open, compiling 430.30 points.

Contributed photo: Annie Bingle, a Greenwich High School graduate, will dive at the University of Pennsylvania after excelling for Greenwich High School or the YMCA of Greenwich Marlins.

Besides thriving on the 1-meter diving board for Greenwich High School, Bingle has competed throughout the year for several years for the YMCA of Greenwich Marlins Diving Club, showcasing her skills in numerous regional and national competitions.

Bingle spent her freshman and sophomore seasons competing for Greenwich Academy, earning NISCA All-America accolades and displayed her diving skills as an eighth-grader at Sacred Heart Greenwich.

Contributed photo: Annie Bingle is a four-time All-American diver.

While diving for Greenwich High, Bingle was also a two-time All-FCIAC Team selection and twice earned All-State Team honors for her standout performances on the 1-meter diving board. She will continue her diving career in the Ivy League at the University of Pennsylvania.

Photo courtesy of Nathan Chidester of Skys the Limit Visuals: Grace Wu competes at the YMCA Nationals. She earned NISCA All-America diving honors and is entering her junior year at Greenwich Academy.

Wu, a rising Greenwich Academy junior, received NISCA All-America honors for her outstanding sophomore season on the 1-meter diving board for GA this past winter.

Wu won the New England Prep Schools Athletic Council diving championship by amassing 488.20 points over 11 rounds at the NEPSAC Championships in March.

Her winning effort on the diving board helped lead Greenwich Academy to the team title at the NEPSAC Championships.

Photo courtesy of Nathan Chidester of Skys the Limit Visuals: Grace Wu a Greenwich resident and Greenwich Academy student earned NISCA All-America diving accolades.

Like Bingle, Wu dives throughout the year for the YMCA of Greenwich Marlins Diving Club under the direction of head coach Dylan Korn. This past April, she earned the gold medal for her age group (16-21) at the YMCA Nationals on the 1-meter board and finished second on the 3-meter event.

Wu’s first-place performance on the 1-meter board earned her a ticket to USA Diving Nationals in Midland, Texas at the end of July. This weekend, she is competing at the Zones in Huntersville, N.C., where she will try to earn a spot at the National Championships on the 3-meter board.

Another Marlins diver, Veronica Fyfe made the NISCA 2021-2022 All-America Diving list. Fyfe is going into her senior year at Pascack Valley High School in Hillsdale, N.J.

Natalie Penman, a rising senior at New Canaan High School, also received All-America accolades.

Contributed photo: Annie Bingle of Greenwich, a four-time All-American honoree, is heading to the University of Pennsylvania, where she will continue her diving career.
Photo by Dylan Korn: Grace Wu dove to All-America honors.

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