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Harvard Places Four in Top 10 at Wally Nakamoto Diving Invitational

Katie Russ finished in third place on the 3-meter board at the Wally Nakamoto Hawai'i Diving Invitational.
Katie Russ finished in third place on the 3-meter board at the Wally Nakamoto Hawai'i Diving Invitational.

Complete Results

HONOLULU – Harvard led all schools with four top-10 divers on Friday at the Wally Nakamoto Hawai'i Diving Invitational. Katie Russ led the way for the Crimson on the 3-meter board with her third-place performance. 

Russ, a senior from Golden, Colorado, earned a season-high 273.25 points, coming just 0.05 points shy of tying Nebraska's Sara Troyer (273.30) for second place. Troyer's teammate, Abigail Knapton, won the event with 319.30.

Georgina Milne finished just outside the top five, turning in a sixth-place performance with a score of 259.10. Esther Lawrence and Katherine Miclau ended the competition in eighth (248.50) and 10th place (237.80), respectively.

Harvard Highlights

  • Russ turned in Harvard's third-best performance of the 2018-19 campaign and surpassed her previous season best of 238.58, accomplished vs. Columbia.
  • Harvard's four top-10 performers were more than any other school in the rest of the field. The next-closest team was Nebraska, which had three among the top 10.
  • Miclau enjoyed her best performance on the 3-meter board this season with her score of 237.80. She has improved her effort in each of the last two invitationals.

Next Up

Harvard returns to action on Monday when it competes in Los Angeles against UCLA and San Diego. The meet is set for a 4:30 p.m. ET start.

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