Buffalo’s Franz Doubles, Toledo’s Gutierrez Tops Platform At UB Diving Invite

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January 17th, 2022 College, Diving, News

2022 Buffalo Diving Invite

Courtesy: Buffalo Athletics

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo women’s dive team wrapped up day one of the UB Diving Invite on Friday afternoon. Day one of the invite showcased the 1-meter dive. Victoria Franz won the event as freshmen Marialis Kwak and Kaylee Donovan improved their season scores.

Victoria Franz
Prelim Score & Placement: 305.55, 1st Place
Finals Score & Placement: 314.10, 1st Place

Marialis Kwak
Prelim Score & Placement: 277.30, 2nd Place
Finals Score & Placement: 270.15, 2nd Place

Kaylee Donovan
Prelim Score & Placement: 228.90, 10th Place
Finals Score & Placement: 234.80, 9th Place

RESULTS

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo women’s dive team wrapped up day two of the UB Diving Invite on Saturday afternoon. Day two of the invite showcased the 3-meter dive. Victoria Franz won the event as freshmen Marialis Kwak and Kaylee Donovan improved their season scores.

Victoria Franz
Prelim Score & Placement: 325.40, 1st Place
Finals Score & Placement: 340.55, 1st Place

Marialis Kwak
Prelim Score & Placement: 249.85, 5th Place
Finals Score & Placement: 269.30, 3rd Place

Kaylee Donovan
Prelim Score & Placement: 247.75, 7th Place
Finals Score & Placement: 242.60, 9th Place

RESULTS

Courtesy: Toledo Athletics

BUFFALO, N.Y. – University of Toledo freshman Kassie Gutierrez highlighted the Rockets on the final day of the UB Diving Invitational on Sunday, taking first overall on the platform.

“Overall I am really happy with this weekend,” head diving coach Gabby Agostino said, “I saw some great improvements.”

Gutierrez was the top-placing Rocket in the final event of the weekend, placing first with a new personal-best score of 223.60. Senior Joelle Gallais registered a 170.00 score for a fourth-place finish.

Toledo posted a 1-2 finish in the five-dive preliminary rounds respectively. Gallais scored a 180.85, while Gutierrez scored a 180.15.

“We have a few things to work on before conference but we are progressing in the right direction and I am excited to see what us to come,” Agostino said.

Toledo will be back in the pool for its next Mid-American Conference dual with Bowling Green on Saturday, Jan. 22 at 12:00 p.m.

Buffalo Diving Invitational
Buffalo, N.Y. | Jan. 14-16
Alumni Arena: Pool and Natatorium

Toledo Results – Day 3
1.Kassie Gutierrez, 223.60
4.Joelle Gallais, 170.00

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