CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson diving team will host Arkansas and Houston in its final home meet of the season on Friday and Saturday. Competition begins on Friday at 5:30 p.m. with the one-meter and platform and continues on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. with the three-meter. Prior to Saturday’s event, the team will honor its two seniors, Sarah Braun and Danielle Reitsma, two divers that hold many of Clemson’s top-10 record scores in each of the three events.
In Clemson’s last meet, a win at Georgia Southern, eight different Tigers recorded NCAA Zone qualifying scores, including Braun, Reitsma, Jaya Brown, Hannah Donovan, Freida Lim, Caylin Hirapara, Megan Hays and Erin Lee. Both Braun and Brown also broke Georgia Southern pool records en route to taking first place in the three- and one-meter, respectively, and Braun’s winning score of 315.00 was a career high.
Houston dominated the University of the Incarnate Word in their last meet on Jan. 11. Cougar divers took the top three spots in both the one- and three-meter, and Micaela Bouter is undefeated in the former this season. Bouter also claimed first on the three-meter, and Lauren Burrell and Katleyn Abernathy took second and third, respectively, in both events.
The Arkansas swimming and diving team has won 24 consecutive non-conference meets, the most recent of which happened on Jan. 7 at the University of Illinois. Molly Harvie and Nicole Gillis took first and second in both the one- and three-meter, and Gillis’ 267.98 on the one-meter marked her 11th Zone score of the season.
November 9, 2018