Courtesy: LSU Athletics
BATON ROUGE – The LSU diving team will hit the road and head to Alabama to compete in the Auburn Diving Invitational. The event runs for four days, December 16-19, and will be the last time the Tigers will compete in 2019.
LAST TIME OUT
Last time out at the Art Adamson Invitational, the Tigers put up a very strong showing against divers from Texas A&M, Air Force, Hawaii, and Stanford. For the women, Aimee Wilson notched two top-two finishes including a first place finish on the one-meter springboard with a score of 328.45. Wilson finished in second place on the three-meter with a score of 345.75. Her score of 378.30 in the prelims propelled her to second all time at LSU.
Hayley Montague secured two top-eight finishes with her performances on the one-meter springboard as well as the platform. On one-meter, Montague finished in eighth place with a score of 272.35. On platform, Montague finished in fifth place with a score of 247.90. Anne Tuxen also finished in the top-five on platform. The freshman finished in fourth place with a score of 250.85.
For the men, Manny Vazquez Bas and Dakota Hurbis finished inside the top-eight in every event. Vazquez Bas won the platform with a score of 356.50, placed third on the three-meter with a score of 378.05, which was the ninth best score in school history, and finished in sixth place on one-meter after diving to a score of 307.40.
Hurbis finished in fourth place on both one-meter as well as the platform. He dove to a score of 313.00 on one-meter and 264.50 on platform. He finished in fifth place on three-meter with a score of 349.45.
Montague, Tuxen, Vazquez Bas, and Hurbis will face off against divers from some familiar SEC foes. Divers from Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Missouri, and Tennessee will all be in attendance.
ORDER OF EVENTS
Monday – 12:00 p.m. Women’s One-Meter Prelims
Women’s One-Meter Finals
Tuesday – 11:00 a.m. Men’s One-Meter Prelims
Men’s One-Meter Finals
3:00 p.m. Women’s Three-Meter Prelims
Women’s Three-Meter Finals
Wednesday – 11:00 a.m Men’s Three-Meter Prelims
Men’s Three-Meter Finals
3:00 p.m. Women’s Platform
Thursday – 11:00 a.m. Men’s Platform
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