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Divers Successful at UNC Wilmington to Open Season

Divers Successful at UNC Wilmington to Open Season

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Clemson diving team opened its 2016-17 campaign by claiming the top five places in the three-meter and the top three spots in the one-meter against UNC Wilmington on Friday in Wilmington, N.C. The meet format included three optional dives per event, as opposed to the traditional six dives per event.

Senior Danielle Reitsma earned the top score of the day in the three-meter, scoring 148.2 points for her three dives. Junior Hannah Donovan finished second in the event (147.3 points) and sophomore Jaya Brown was third (137.25 points). Freshman Megan Hays and junior Megan Jendra took fourth and fifth place, respectively, in the three-meter.

In the one-meter, Brown registered the top score among all divers, with 145.95 points for her three dives. Reitsma was close behind in second, with a score of 142.2. Senior Sarah Braun placed third in the one-meter (130.95), followed by Ady Lowe of UNC Wilmington in fourth and Donovan in fifth (129.45).

The Tigers will make the trip from Wilmington to Greenville, N.C. where they will square off in a tri-meet against East Carolina and the Seahawks, for the second time in two days, on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 1 p.m.

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