Women's Diving Team Returns to Action at Hawai'i Diving Invitational

The women's diving team competed at the Hawai'i Invitational and was led by Rea's fifth and sixth-place performances (Gil Talbot).

HONOLULU, Hawai'i – Leslie Rea paced the Harvard women's diving team as it competed at the Hawai'i Diving Invitational following the holiday break.

The women's competition began on Thursday with the three-meter dive, where Rea placed sixth with 249.75 points. Brittany Powell (237.30) placed ninth and Schuyler Moore (236.10) 10th to round out the Crimson's top 10 performers. Hawai'i's Danielle Nero won the three-meter with a total of 293.25 points, with Houston's Julia Lonnegren taking second with 279.85 points.

Rea earned a fifth-place finish on the one-meter board on Friday, finishing with 253.25 points. A total of five Crimson placed in the top 10, as Powell (242.00) finished sixth, Moore (238.95) eighth, Amanda Largent (218.10) ninth and Alex Stanton (217.65) 10th. Nero again won the individual title with 298.85 points and Natasha Burgess totaled 274.05 for second.

The Harvard women's swimming and diving team will return to the pool when it hosts Brown Jan. 14 at 12 p.m. at Blodgett Pool.