“The meet went really well for our divers,” BYU head diving coach Tyce Routson said. “The men’s team battled against some really good competition. Kevin got second in the 1-meter event diving with some really skilled divers and Kaela did a great job in the 3-meter event as well. The teams got a good taste of what NCAA Zones will be like, and this meet will be great preparation for what is to come.”
In the preliminary round of the women’s 3-meter event, Call scored a 232.75, good enough to get her into the consolation finals. In those finals, she took sixth place with a score of 233.00.
On the men’s side, Matt Denkers scored a 323.60 for second in the preliminary round, with Dreesen diving to a 314.40 for third. Dreesen then registered a 348.35 in the final for a second-place finish on the day.
The action will continue tomorrow at noon MST. Results will be posted directly following the meet on the men’s and women’s schedule pages. Live results will also be posted throuhgout the meet at divemeets.com.
PROVO, Utah – The BYU men’s and women’s dive teams will travel to compete in the Wildcat Diving Invitational on Nov. 20-21 at the Hillenbrand Aquatic Center in Tuscon, Arizona.
BYU will compete against divers from Arizona, NAU, New Mexico State, San Diego State and Idaho.
This season, Kevin Dreesen has registered two wins in the 1-meter dive and two additional first-place finishes in the 3-meter dive event. Matt Denkers has also started strong with a first-place finish in the team’s last outing against Colorado Mesa.
Ali Tippetts-Kottcamp has been diving to a standout season for the women’s team, registering a first place finish in the 1-meter dive against Boise State and another first in the 3-meter event against UC Davis. Freshman Kaela Call got the first win of her collegiate career with a first-place finish in the 1-meter dive against UNLV.
The invitational will start at noon MST on Friday and Saturday. Results will be posted following the event on the men’s and women’s schedule pages.