Dec. 3, 2004
Tom Stebbins' dive team faired well on Thursday in the first day of the Texas Invitational in Austin, TX. Junior Paige Thompson led a trio of top-10 performances as she placed fourth (488.50) in the three-meter competition. Fellow junior Amanda Blong finished sixth (460.95), while senior Janine Strack placed 10th (426.90).
In the preliminary competition, Thompson was third with a score of 295.45, while Blong (252.25) was 10th and Strack (250.55) was 12th. During the semifinals, Thompson dropped to fourth with a score of 475.30, while Blong (434.60) and Strack (250.55) moved up to sixth and 10th respectively.
On Friday, Dec. 3, Thompson, Blong, and Strack will compete in the 1-meter competition, with freshman Heather Peng competing in the platform on Saturday.