Monona Grove senior Nikki Benedict has orally committed for women's diving at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, according to a report by Wisca.net (Wisconsin Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association).
Benedict was the diving runner-up at last year’s WIAA Division 2 state swimming and diving meet at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium.
She placed second to four-year state champion Ginger Lingard of Madison Edgewood.
Benedict placed fourth as a freshman and fourth as a sophomore at the Division 2 state meet.
She has the highest diving score in Division 2, totaling 412.90, on the WISCA list of leaders this week.