Hawaii's Sthamann Wins Platform at UCLA Invite

Madison Sthamann, Hawaii (Photo Courtesy Hawaii Diving)
Jan. 16, 2018

MPSF Swim & Dive Release 11

HAWAII Madison Sthamann was the women’s platform champion (627.20; winning by 87.85 points) at the UCLA Diving Invitational (Jan. 12-14). She won the event over 48 other competitors. Sthamann also took third on three-meter (631.35). Johan Sandell recorded top-three dives on each men’s board. He was second on three-meter (740.55) and one-meter (672.00), and third on platform (715.20).

BYU Nathan Gonzales took first on the one-meter board (350.33) while Bryce Farabee earned his first zone qualifying score of the season (318.23), at Grand Canyon (Jan. 13). Farabee took first on the three-meter, earning another zone qualifying score and career-high (344.10). Elizabeth Holmes earned first-place and a season-high in the women’s 3-meter (278.78). Casey Cunningham was the women’s 1000 free winner (10.47.67), her first win of the year. Preston Jenkins earned first-place in three events, including a new GCU pool record in the men’s 200 free (1:39.52). Jenkins also won the 100 free (45.41) and 200 IM (1:52.28).

UC DAVIS Inessa Toropov finished 30th on platform (184.15) at the UCLA Diving Invitational. Jessica Fernandez was 27th on three-meter (231.60) and 35th on one-meter (208.20).

CAL POLY Noah McKinley placed 14th on the men’s platform at UCLA (205.20), 15th on three-meter (489.75), and 16th on one-meter (481.40). Kiara Lyle finished 39th on the women’s three-meter (205.05).

PACIFIC Dylan Toy took second-place in the 100 free (46.56) as the Tiger men competed in a dual at No. 5 Stanford last Friday (Jan. 12). He also took fifth in the 50 back (24.25) and swam on the third-place 400 free relay (3.04.11).

SAN DIEGO Alex Hubel won the 100 fly (56.99) and Dani Taylor won the 100 free (52.28) in the home loss to Fresno State (Jan. 13). The quartet of Mackenna Briggs, Hubel, Evans and Taylor placed first in the 400 free relay to end the meet in 3:32.00.