Arizona’s Schnell, LSU’s Paul Earn Platform Wins To Close Texas Diving Invite


Arizona and LSU came away with wins on the final day of the Texas Diving Invitational in Austin, as Delaney Schnell and Carson Paul picked up platform victories to close out the four-day competition.

Schnell, who won the 3-meter event on Friday, put up a final score of 327.15 in the women’s platform final to edge out Texas’ Janie Boyle (323.60), while another Longhorn, Sarah Carruthers (295.05), rounded out the top three.

Schnell, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic silver medalist in the 10m synchro event, has been the NCAA runner-up for two consecutive seasons in the platform event. She is currently using her fifth year of eligibility with the Wildcats.

Women’s Platform Final Results

  1. Delaney Schnell – 327.15 (Arizona)
  2. Janie Boyle – 323.60 (Texas)
  3. Sarah Carruthers – 295.05 (Texas)
  4. Montserrat Lavenant – 282.50 (LSU)
  5. Jordan Skilken – 277.50 (Texas)
  6. Emillie Moore – 256.75 (Standord)
  7. Maggie Buckley – 253.65 (LSU)
  8. Alyssa Clairmont – 246.25 (Texas A&M)

In the men’s event, LSU’s Carson Paul was dominant as he put up 438.35 points, more than 100 clear of runner-up Andrew Harness (334.50) of Texas.

Paul, a native of Victoria, Canada, is currently in his freshman year with the Tigers.

Harness placed 13th on platform at last season’s NCAAs, while his Texas teammate Noah Duperre, who was third, was 41st.

Men’s Platform Final Results

  1. Carson Paul – 438.35 (LSU)
  2. Andrew Harness – 334.50 (Texas)
  3. Noah Duperre – 332.20 (Texas)
  4. Ben Smyth – 329.40 (Utah)
  5. Takuto Endo – 323.55 (Texas A&M)
  6. Ethan Foster – 305.80 (Stanford)
  7. Benedict Nguyen – 305.20 (Notre Dame)
  8. Luke McDivitt – 304.25 (Utah)

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James Sutherland

James swam five years at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, specializing in the 200 free, back and IM. He finished up his collegiate swimming career in 2018, graduating with a bachelor's degree in economics. In 2019 he completed his graduate degree in sports journalism. Prior to going to Laurentian, James swam …

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