Florida State Athletics

Carlson Wins Platform on Final Day

Seminoles.com | December 19, 2016

AUBURN, ALA.  –  Freshman Molly Carlson closed out the Auburn Diving Invite with a victory in the women’s platform on Monday.

Carlson posted a score of 261.55, finishing 27.10 points ahead of the second place finisher. Two of her dives were the highest of the round, including her 63-point reverse 2 ½ somersault, which was her final dive.

The platform victory was the second for the Toronto, Ont. native this season. She previously won the event at the House of Champions Invite in Indianapolis, Ind. in November with a score of 275.75.

“Once again, the women were solid today,” FSU head diving coach John Proctor said. “It was great to see Molly go out there and win the event. She had a solid weekend.”

In addition to Carlson, junior Blaire Mulka produced her highest finish of the meet, placing fourth with a score of 222.30.

Sophomore Cassidy Gebhart added a 10th place finish with a score of 201.35 while junior Caroline Gerhardt was 15th at 185.65.

In the men’s platform, senior Dylan Grisell produced a ninth place finish (290.90) while junior Tyler Roberge followed in 10th (268.70).

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