Leung’s Platform Victory Highlights Final Day of Wally Nakamoto Hawai’i Diving Invitational

Leung’s Platform Victory Highlights Final Day of Wally Nakamoto Hawai’i Diving Invitational

Mikaela Thompson posted a top-10 finish in the women's one-meter dive at the Hawai'i Invitational (Harvard Coaching Staff).

HONOLULU, Hawai'i – The Harvard men's and women's diving teams wrapped up competition at the Wally Nakamoto Hawai'i Diving Invitational Friday night with Jing Leung leading the way with a victory in the women's platform event.

Leung, a sophomore from Orpington, England, earned a convincing win in the platform as her score of 280.85 was over 23 points better than Nebraska's Nicole Schwery of Nebraska who finished second.

The men's three-meter dive saw sophomore David Pfeifer garner fourth place with his score of 354.90. Classmate Bobby Ross was on Pfeifer's heels, coming away with sixth in the event with his 304.20 score.

The final event of the Wally Nakamoto Hawai'i Diving Invitational was the women's one-meter with Hannah Allchurch posting the top Harvard score of 280.80 to finish fifth. Freshman Mikaela Thompson and sophomore Alisha Mah also collected top-10 honors, taking seventh and ninth respectively.

Harvard will next compete Jan. 16 when it hosts Brown and Penn for an Ivy League tri-meet at Blodgett Pool.