Lechuga Gonzalez and Yacopino took second and third place in the three-meter competition
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November 23, 2019 ( - San Diego State’s diving team closed out competition at the NAU Diving Invitational Saturday. The Aztecs secured two spots on the podium in the 3-meter diving contest.
Sophomore Ximena Lechuga Gonzalez lead SDSU for the second straight day, earning the Aztecs’ top finish in competition with a preliminary heat score of 306.65 and a finals core of 293.50. Senior Marie Yacopino secured her second bronze finish of the invite with a prelim mark of 288.10 and a finals score of 292.60, both season-best marks. Sophomore Gillian Garcia rounded out the top-five finishers with a preliminary score of 274.15 and a finals mark of 283.55. Sophomores Gina Cazares and Lexi Lets alongside junior Erica Sarver tallied seventh, ninth, and tenth-place marks with combined heat scores of 523.95, 490.75, and 473.80, respectively.