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Carlson, Grisell Highlight Day Two

Seminoles.com | December 18, 2016

AUBURN, ALA.  –  Carrying on with their performances from Saturday, freshman Molly Carlson and senior Dylan Grisell highlighted the second day of the Auburn Diving Invite by finishing within the top eight for the second-straight finals session.

“We’ve been solid through two days,” FSU head diving coach John Proctor said. “We’re getting there and I like the progress we’ve made.”

Carlson earned her second third place of the meet, turning in a score of 295.70 following a prelim round of 285.05 on 1-meter, while Grisell finished fifth with a final tally of 364.50 on 3-meter.  Both scores were the highest of the season.

Grisell’s final round included four dives about 60 points, scoring his highest marks of 8.0 on his third dive – a forward 3 ½ somersault pike for a total of 74.40.  Carlson was fairly consistent throughout the round, scoring three dives about 50 points.

Junior Tyler Roberge was 11th out of prelims in 3-meter with a tally of 313.50, however he improved his score to 363.60, winning the consolation heat by over 40 points.

The Seminoles had four compete in the consolation heat of women’s 1-meter, as junior Blaire Mulka won the round by a score of 285.10, placing ninth overall. Following in 10th was sophomore Cassidy Gebhart at 279.75, while juniors Caroline Gerhardt (225.20) and Alexia Gonzalez (190.65) finished in 15th and 16th respectively.

Monday’s session will include both men’s and women’s platform.  Live results will be available on divemeets.com. For more information, visit Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 

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