Divers Wrap Up First Meet of the Season
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.
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