Knoxville, TN - Georgia’s Hannah Moore took top honors on the women’s 3-meter springboard on Monday at the Tennessee Diving Invitational.
Moore posted a season-high and winning score of 322.50 points, outdistancing the 311.40 points accumulated by SMU’s Audra Egenolf. Moore also rolled up 300.10 points to come in sixth in the prelims.
“Hannah did a super job in the prelims to hang in there, and then she took everybody to the woodshed in the finals,” Georgia diving coach Dan Laak said. “She did a great job. She looks better at this time of year than in the past couple of years, so I’m excited about moving ahead.”
Ann-Perry Blank came in 11th with 242.20 points in the finals after registering a ninth-place effort of 273.40 in the prelims. Hannah McElhannon placed 20th in the prelims with 236.70 points, followed by Ansley Long in 24th with 221.55 and Landon Watters in 29th with 204.00.
In the men’s 1-meter springboard competition, Owen Blank came in 14th in the prelims with 280.95 points, Tim Barrett took 21st with 252.75 and Alex Watson placed 26th with 245.85.
The springboard rounds will continue on Tuesday. The invitational will conclude on Wednesday with the platform competitions.