Swimming and Diving
LSU's Cassie Weil
Photo by:Steve Franz, LSU Athletics Staff Photographer
Diving Wraps Up Day 2 at Georgia Invitational
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Published: January 04, 2014, 04:35 PM (CT)
by Brandon Berrio, Student Assistant SID

ATHENS, Ga. -- Lady Tiger divers Cassie Weil and Alex Bettridge wrapped up the third and fourth spot in the final of the women’s 3-meter. Weil finished with 319.50 points and Bettridge with a season high score of 313.55. Both will move on to the Bulldog Shootout held tonight. 

For the men, Sean McKinney placed seventh with 330.30 points on the 1-meter springboard. Kevin Leong just missed the finals with a 13th place finish after a score of 279.35.

“We had another solid day highlighted by Cassie and Alex on the 3-meter,” LSU Diving Coach Doug Shaffer said. “They competed very well and earned a spot in the shootout competition. Sean fought well on the 1-meter and just narrowly missed another top six-place finish. Overall, their performances are right on track with what I want to see this time of the year.”

In the prelims of the women’s 3-meter springboard, Allie Alter collected another 30th place finish (229.35). Freshman Katie Lagarde also finished 32nd with a season high score of 218.10.

Zakary Rowton went on to finish18th with 269.40 points in the prelim of the men’s 1-meter.

Competition concludes tomorrow at 9 a.m. CT with the men’s platform. The women’s platform will begin at 1 p.m. CT.

A full recap will be available on lsusports.net at the conclusion of each day. For more information and updates on LSU Swimming and Diving please visit LSUsports.net, ‘like’ us on Facebook at LSU Swimming and Diving or follow us on Twitter @LSUswimdive.

Order of Events

Sunday
Men Platform 9 a.m.
Women Platform 1 p.m.

All times central

 

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