November 20, 2016 - by

Carlson Wins Platform on Final Day in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.  –  On the final day of the House of Champions Invite on Sunday, freshman Molly Carlson won the women’s platform event with a score of 275.75 after five dives.

Carlson was in fifth after her first two dives, however after posting the top scores of 58 and 63 points on the remaining three dives from 10-meter she climbed to the top in order to win her first collegiate platform event.

“It was great to see Molly win that event,” FSU head diving coach John Proctor said. “Overall I think we have a ton of positives to take away from the weekend.”

In addition to Carlson, sophomore Cassidy Gebhart placed fifth with a score of 217.65 ahead of junior Blaire Mulka who was seventh at 215.70. Freshman Ayla Bonniewell followed in eighth with a score of 212.70 and junior Caroline Gerhardt placed 14th (165.10).

For the second-straight day, senior Dylan Grisell led the Seminoles placing fourth on platform with a final score of 346.55.  Grisell performed three dives over 60 points including a tally of 74.25 armstand back three somersault tuck, which was the highest of the round.

Freshman Aidan Faminoff followed in sixth place, scoring 337.50 while junior Tyler Roberge was ninth at 276.15.

The FSU Swimming and Diving teams will compete next at the Georgia Invite from Dec. 2-4 in Athens, Ga.

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Carlson Wins Platform on Final Day in Indianapolis

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