AZTEC DIVERS CONQUER THREE-METER COMPETITION

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Lechuga Gonzalez topped the podium for the Aztecs in Flagstaff

Source:  goaztecs.com

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January 31, 2020 (Flagstaff) - San Diego State’s diving team opened competition at the Northern Arizona Lumberjack Invitational #2 Friday with six Aztecs placing in the top 10 in the 3-meter diving competition.

Sophomore Ximena Lechuga Gonzalez took first place for the Aztecs with a preliminary score of 322.60 and a finals score of 359.15. She placed well above the second-place winner, Jennifer Cheetham of NAU, who had a preliminary score of 302.50 and a final score of 313.90. Senior Marine Yacopino fell just out of a podium spot, finishing in fourth place after marking a preliminary score of 292.15 and scoring 302.25 points in the finals.

Sophomore Lexi Letts, senior Delaney Gallagher, and sophomores Gillian Garcia and Gina Cazares tallied seventh through tenth-place marks with final scores of 262.85, 262.05, 254.00 and 252.55, respectively. Junior Erica Sarver rounded out the Aztecs finishers placing 11th with a score of 245.50 in the finals round of competition.

The Aztecs continue competition tomorrow, competing on the 1-meter and platform dive.

Results

3-meter

Place                    Diver                                                        Prelim                     Final                

1                              Ximena Lechuga Gonzalez                                           322.60                     359.15

2                              Jennifer Cheetham                                                      302.50                       313.90

3                              Emily Sharrer                                                              297.40                       308.15

4                              Marie Yacopino                                                           292.15                       302.25

5                              Heather Carbon                                                           261.15                       277.00

6                              Emily Luberto                                                              269.50                       270.50

7                              Lexi Letts                                                                 254.10                   262.85

8                             Delaney Gallagher                                                  264.30                   262.05

9                             Gillian Garcia                                                           262.25                   254.00

10                           Gina Cazares                                                           244.30                   252.55

11                           Erica Sarver                                                            227.85                   245.50

12                           Hailey Faith                                                             207.75                   214.95

13                           Allison Shimp                                                          209.30                   201.45


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