Jan. 2, 2014
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Mizzou diving team opens 2014 at the Georgia Diving Invitational, Jan. 3-5, at Gabrielsen Natatorium in Athens, Ga. The Tigers will go against divers from 13 other schools, including Southeastern Conference foes Alabama, Auburn, Kentucky, LSU, Tennessee and host Georgia.
All five of Missouri's divers will compete in the three-day event. Action kicks off on Friday, Jan. 3 with women's 1-meter and men's 3-meter, while the men's 1-meter and women's 3-meter will take place on Saturday, Jan. 4.
The top six divers from the springboard prelims will participate in the Bulldog Shootout on Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. The shootout is a round-by-round, knock-out event. Each diver will do only one dive, and the diver with the lowest score at the end of each round will be eliminated. The elimination process will continue until there are only two divers left with one dive remaining.
Springboard prelims will start at 10 a.m. CT on Friday and Saturday, with finals at 5 p.m. CT.
On Sunday, both the men and the women will compete on platform, with the men set to begin at 9 a.m. CT and the women at 1 p.m. CT.
The Tigers have been idle since the USA Diving Winter National Championships in mid-December. At the Championships in Austin, Texas, the Tigers totaled five top-eight finishes.
Sophomore Clark Thomas placed second on the 1-meter with a two-round score of 695.85, while senior David Bonuchi was 7th with 652.60 points. On the women's side, redshirt junior Loren Figueroa placed sixth on the 1-meter with a tally of 520.95.
The women's duo of Figueroa and sophomore Lauren Reedy earned a fourth-place finish on the synchronized 3-meter with a score of 551.40, while Bonuchi and diving partner Connor Kuremsky took eighth on the men's synchronized 3-meter with 737.01 points.
Clark Thomas Wins 3-Meter at USA Diving...
Mizzou diver Clark Thomas earned a spot at August's 2014 AT&T USA Diving National Championships...
Mizzou Lands 18 on CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams
Eighteen members of the Mizzou swimming and diving program were named Scholar All-Americas by the...
Mizzou Swimmers Impress at Arena Grand Prix
Four current Mizzou swimmers, one incoming freshman and a former Tiger wrapped up competition at ...
Tiger Swimmers Set to Participate at Arena...
Four current Mizzou swimmers, as well as one incoming Tiger and one former swimmer are set to...
Men's Swimming and Diving Places Six on SEC...
The Mizzou men's swimming and diving team placed six student-athletes on the 2014 Winter...
Sweeney, Three Tigers Earn SEC Honors
Mizzou Diving Head Coach Jamie Sweeney was named the Southeastern Conference Co-Men's Diving...
Bouchard, Darragh Named to Canada's Pan Pac...
Mizzou swimming junior Mack Darragh and former Tiger Dominique Bouchard were named to the 2014...
Reedy Wins Two Events at USA Diving Zone C...
Mizzou diver Lauren Reedy swept the 3-meter and 3-meter synchro events on Friday, July 18 at the ...
Official StoreOfficial Online
AUCTIONSOfficial Mobile APP