Divers Set for First Meet of the Season
LA JOLLA, Calif. – The UC San Diego divers will have their first taste of action this weekend at the Lancer Diving Invite, hosted by California Baptist.
Participants: California Baptist, CSU Bakersfield, University of Pacific, Azusa Pacific and UC San Diego.
October 19 - 10:00 a.m.
Lancer Aquatic Center
Divers will perform six dives in the first round of the invite. Finalists will perform another six dives. Divers will compete in the 1- and 3-meter
2019-20 SEASON DIVERS
The men’s side will be represented by Owen Hunt, Kyland Parenti and Finlay Thomson while the women will be represented by Jasmyn Cheng, Isabella Perez and Sarah Umeda. The diving squad is a young group this year consisting of sophomores and freshmen. Only Cheng has NCAA Championship experience.
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Updates for the meet will be provided by DiveMeets. Fans can follow the Tritons on Instagram and twitter at @UCSDswimdive.
The Tritons have their first home dual meet of season when they host Claremont-Mudd-Scripts on October 26.
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