Courtesy: Texas Sports
AUSTIN, Texas — University of Texas senior All-American Jordan Windle captured the men’s 3-meter title to highlight Friday’s second day of action in the UT Diving Invitational at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The UT Diving Invitational is a three-day meet featuring divers from Texas, Arkansas and LSU.
In the men’s 3-meter competition, Windle sat in third place after the second round with a score of 146.55 and trailed LSU’s Juan Hernandez (155.55) and UT sophomore Andrew Harness (148.58). Windle caught fire beginning with his third dive, a reverse 3 ½ somersault tuck, and posted a score of 91.88 (scores of 8.5 and 9.0) to take a comfortable lead (238.43-210.68) over Hernandez.
Windle followed with a score of 91.20 on his fourth dive, a forward 4 ½ somersault tuck, to increase his cushion. He sealed his victory with scores of 81.60 and 73.95 in his final two dives to register a six-round total of 485.18. Hernandez claimed second place with a score of 467.55.
Freshman Noah Duperre took third with a score of 412.50, and Harness placed fourth at 385.20. Junior Andrew Gawin-Parigini finished seventh with a score of 318.98.
In the women’s 1-meter finals, junior Paola Pineda finished runner-up with a six-round score of 315.75. Pineda posted the top score (324.05) in the morning prelims. Arkansas’ Brooke Schultz won the title with a score of 348.95. Freshman Bridget O’Neil placed third at 288.95, and junior Morgan Menninger took sixth with a score of 257.95.
The UT Diving Invitational concludes on Saturday, Nov. 20 with the women’s platform at 10:30 a.m. CT and the men’s platform at 1 p.m. CT. Both events will be televised live nationally by Longhorn Network. Due to health and safety protocols, the event is closed to the public.
Women’s 1-meter results
|1.||Brooke Schultz (Arkansas)||348.95|
|2.||Paola Pineda (Texas)||315.75|
|3.||Bridget O’Neil (Texas)||288.95|
|4.||Maha Amer (Arkansas)||278.75|
|5.||Anne Tuxen (LSU)||278.10|
|6.||Morgan Menninger (Texas)||257.95|
|7.||Estilla Mosena (Arkansas)||250.40|
|8.||Helle Tuxen (LSU)||245.25|
Men’s 3-meter results
|1.||Jordan Windle (Texas)||485.18|
|2.||Juan Hernandez (LSU)||467.55|
|3.||Noah Duperre (Texas)||412.50|
|4.||Andrew Harness (Texas)||385.20|
|5.||Dakota Hurbis (LSU)||371.25|
|6.||Emanuel Vazquez (LSU)||349.43|
|7.||Andrew Gawin-Parigini (Texas)||318.98|