No. 10 Stanford Win Three of Four Events In Diving Dual Against Harvard

by Emma Edmund 0

January 15th, 2022 College, Ivy League, News, Pac-12

Stanford vs. Harvard (Diving Only)

Courtesy: Stanford Athletics

Men’s Diving

STANFORD, Calif. – The Cardinal took the first competition dives of 2022 in the Avery Aquatic Center on Wednesday as four men competed in the 1-meter and 3-meter against Harvard. Conor Casey took home the top spot in the 1-meter while Jack Ryan notched a second-place finish in the 3-meter.

Each athlete dove six times at each height, starting with the 1-meter. Casey scored a total of 386.70 to claim the top spot, while Jack Ryan took fourth with a 307.05 and Ethan Foster snagged fifth with a 296.03. Hunter Hollenbeck finished eighth in the event with a 277.13.

On the 3-meter, Ryan recorded a 335.78 for second-place and the Cardinal’s top finish in the event. Ethan Foster took sixth with a 299.55 and Hunter Hollenbeck claimed seventh with a 273.30. Conor Casey finished with a score of 252.30 in the event.

The divers will be back in action on Friday, January 14 in Los Angeles for the three-day Bruin Invite. Meanwhile, the swimmers will face off against Harvard on Friday afternoon in the Avery Aquatic Center.

Women’s Diving

STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford women’s diving picked up a pair of wins in a dual meet against Harvard, Wednesday at the Maas Diving Center. It was a diving-only meet between the Cardinal and the Crimson on the women’s side.

Freshman Maria Papworth led a 1-2-3-5 finish for Stanford on the 3-meter springboard to open the dual. Papworth’s score of 355.73 edged teammates Carolina Sculti (338.93) and Daria Lenz (304.65) in second and third. Fellow freshman Lauren Burch rounded out the top five with a score of 292.43.

Sculti was victorious on the 1-meter springboard with a score of 305.85. She was followed by Lenz (285.83), Burch (276.08) and Papworth (275.85) in fourth, fifth and sixth, respectively.

The divers will have a quick turnaround with an appearance at the Bruin Diving Invitational, Jan. 14-16 in Los Angeles, Calif.

Courtesy: Harvard Athletics

Men’s Diving

STANFORD, Calif. – First-year Adam Wesson won the 3-meter event and placed second in the 1-meter event to lead No. 23 Harvard University men’s swimming and diving in a pair of diving events against No. 10 Stanford University on Wednesday afternoon at the Maas Diving Center at the Avery Aquatic Center.

Wesson scored a 375.53 to take the 3-meter event, registering the Crimson’s top score in the event this season. He and senior Hal Watts eclipsed the NCAA standard marks in both the 1-meter and 3-meter events.

Harvard Highlights

  • First-year Adam Wesson won the 3-meter diving event with a score of 375.53, posting the Crimson’s top score in the event this season and eclipsing the NCAA standard score of 320. Senior Hal Watts also bested the NCAA standard with a score of 334.80 for third place.
  • Alongside Wesson and Watts in 3-meter diving, sophomore Luke Foster came in fourth with a 315.00, and sophomore Nick Nocita placed fifth with a 306.30.
  • In 1-meter diving, first-year Adam Wesson led the Crimson with a second-place finish behind a score of 345.08. Senior Hal Watts followed with a 311.18 for third place. Both Wesson and Watts eclipsed the NCAA standard mark of 300.
  • Also competing in 1-meter diving, sophomore Luke Foster came in sixth (282.60), and sophomore Nick Nocita placed seventh (277.65).

Next Up

Harvard continues competition against Stanford with swimming events on Friday, Jan. 14 at 5:00 p.m. ET (2:00 p.m. PT).

Women’s Diving

STANFORD, Calif. – First-year Amy Wotovich placed second in 1-meter diving to lead Harvard University women’s swimming and diving in a pair of diving events against No. 4 Stanford University on Wednesday afternoon at the Maas Diving Center at the Avery Aquatic Center.

Wotovich scored a 286.95 in the 1-meter event, recording the Crimson’s top score in the event this season. She eclipsed the NCAA standard marks in both the 1-meter and 3-meer events on the day.

First-year Remi Edvalson took third in the 1-meter, notching a 286.43 and beating the NCAA standard score. Sophomore Elizabeth Miclau posted the Crimson’s top score in 3-meter diving with a 297.68 for fourth place, eclipsing the NCAA standard.

Harvard Highlights

  • First-year Amy Wotovich placed second in 1-meter diving with a 286.95, tallying the Crimson’s top score on the event this season and topping her own season-high mark of 286.88. First-year Remi Edvalson followed closely with a 286.43 for third place. Both student-athletes beat the NCAA standard score of 265.
  • Senior Morgane Herculano (258.83, seventh), junior Evie Geier (258.43, eighth), and first-year Katie Laverty (258.45, ninth) came in behind that pair in the 1-meter event.
  • Senior Georgina Milne (255.30, 10th), sophomore Elizabeth Miclau (254.48, 11th), senior Esther Lawrence (226.58), and sophomore Rey Chin (215.63, 13th) rounded out Harvard’s student-athletes in the 1-meter.
  • In 3-meter diving, sophomore Elizabeth Miclau paced the Crimson with a score of 297.68 for fourth place. First-year Amy Wotovich supported her with a 280.50 for sixth place. Both Miclau and Wotovich topped the NCAA standard mark of 280.
  • Also competing in 3-meter diving, first-year Remi Edvalson (279.23) and first-year Katie Laverty (279.08) followed closely in seventh and eighth.
  • Senior Esther Lawrence (272.63, ninth), senior Georgina Milne (268.58, 10th), senior Morgane Herculano (249.90, 11th), sophomore Rey Chin (208.65, 12th), and junior Evie Geier (193.28, 13th) rounded out the Crimson’s competitors in 3-meter diving.

Next Up

Harvard hosts the University of Pennsylvania on Saturday, Jan. 22 at 2:30 p.m. (ESPN+) at Blodgett Pool.

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