Lancer Diving Invitational
- Oct. 19, 2019
- Riverside, California
Courtesy: Cal Baptist Athletics
Kiree Lowe posted two top-three finishes and Savannah Uhlir was top four on both boards at the Lancer Diving Invite.
Lowe took second at 3-meter with a 249.40 score in the finals, which was a 17.10 point improvement from prelims (232.50). Uhlir secured fourth place with a 247.55 on her final six dives, which was 13.25 points better than her preliminary total of 234.30.
True freshman Madison Liu took ninth place with a 176.15 in the finals, but she posted the third-best score in prelims (235.50).
Lowe, Liu and Uhlir finished back-to-back-to-back in third through fifth on the 1-meter board at the Lancer Diving Invite. Lowe scored a 230.65 in the finals, while Liu posted a 225 after putting up 232.05 in prelims. Uhlir bettered her score by a point in the finals with a 213.30.
Courtesy: Cal State Bakersfield Athletics
RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A big day of diving resulted in a Top 5 all-time score for one of CSU Bakersfield’s student-athletes on Saturday. Freshman Sam Stinson etched his name into the Roadrunner record book with a huge score in just his second collegiate meet, the Lancer Diving Invite.
“I’m really excited for Sam to already be doing so well,” said Chris Hansen, CSUB’s Director of Swimming. “I knew he was going to be great for us and I’m pumped to see him diving so well this early in the season. He’s going to score big points for us all season long.”
A native of Damascus, Ore., Stinson won the 3-meter final with 329.95 points. The total ranks him third all-time for the `Runners in the event, just ahead of Troy Neklason (2012) and a mere 3.5 points behind Tyler Greenwald (2015). Stinson also placed third in the 1-meter finals with a score of 266.05.
Junior Adam Estrella also posted a strong set of results on Saturday. The Rancho Cordova, Calif. native placed fifth on the 1-meter board with a score of 243.60. Estrella posted a mark of 277.95 in the 3-meter prelims before finishing sixth in the finals.
Sophomore Nate Cummins earned a third-place spot with a score of 272.05 in the 3-meter finals. Cummins also posted a score of 237.40 in the 1-meter finals while placing seventh.
On the women’s side, sophomore Lauren Carson placed sixth in the 3-meter finals after posting a best score of 204.60 in the prelims. She also scored a 207.15 in the 1-meter prelims before placing ninth in the finals.
Freshman Madi Gray tallied scores of 135.10 on the 1-meter board and 143.30 on the 3-meter board on Saturday.
The `Runner divers will be back in competition in two weeks when CSUB returns to Riverside, Calif. on Nov. 2. Bakersfield will tackle a tri-meet featuring California Baptist and Pomona-Pitzer.
Courtesy: Pacific Athletics
Diver Mackaby Pennington traveled to California Baptist for the Lancer Diving Invite, where he finished second in both the one-meter dive (297.00) and the three-meter dive (324.65).
Courtesy: UC San Diego Athletics
RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The UC San Diego divers had their first meet of the season and competed at the California Baptist Diving Invite at Lancer Aquatic Center.
Kyland Parenti shined in his first action for the Tritons and placed fourth on the 1-Meter with a score of 254.05. Owen Hunt made finals in the 3-meter with a score of 210.0
Jasmyn Cheng and Isabella Perez made finals in both the 1- and 3-meter. In the 1-meter Cheng placed sixth with a score of 210.10 and Perez placed seventh with a score of 208.8. In the 3-meter Chang came in fifth with a score of 247.55 and Perez placed eight with a score of 197.15.
The Tritons will race in their first duel meet of the season at Canyonview Aquatic Center on October 26. UC San Diego will take on Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at noon.
Courtesy: Azusa Pacific Athletics
While the swimmers were up in Alaska, the Azusa Pacific diving team traveled much closer to Riverside, Calif. for the Lancer Diving Invitational.
The Cougars had an impressive showing Saturday, as Azusa Pacific finished first and second in the one-meter, and first and third in the three-meter dive. In the one-meter, Melia Stout won with a score of 261.10, and teammate Amy Crayne followed her up in the standings with a score of 251.10.
In the three-meter, Stout won her second event of the day, as she finished with a score of 256.70. Crayne took home third place, scoring a 248.75.
Freshman Briana Medvecki also competed for Azusa Pacific, as she posted a score of 196.30 in the one-meter, and 197.85 in the three-meter.
Azusa Pacific swim & dive will next compete on Friday, November 1, when the Cougars travel to rival Biola for a duel meet. The two teams will then matchup the following day, Saturday, November 2, in Azusa.