November 19, 2016 - by
Noles Improve on Day Two

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.  –  For the second-straight session, the Florida State Diving teams had four individuals place in the top 10 in the men’s and women’s springboard events at the House of Champions Invite at the IUPUI Natatorium.

The men were led by senior Dylan Grisell, who placed sixth on 3-meter with a score of 359.70, while his countryman, junior Tyler Roberge was less than six points behind in ninth at 353.50.

Grisell performed two dives that scored over 70 points as he averaged a total of 59.95 per round.

“As a whole I thought we were much better today,” FSU head coach John Proctor said. “Despite not being 100 percent, Dylan was tough as nails today. He did some great things and Tyler, again was solid.”

Freshman Aidan Faminoff finished in 13th place with a score of 315.70.

Pacing women’s 1-meter for the Seminoles was freshman Ayla Bonniwell, who placed fourth behind a score of 288.70, while junior Blaire Mulka was eighth at 268.85.

Junior Caroline Gerhardt added a 13th place showing (246.15), while sophomore Cassidy Gebhart followed in 16th (236.95) and freshman Molly Carlson was 18th (228.90).

“We did some impressive things today,” Proctor said. “Hopefully we can close out the meet on a great note tomorrow.”

Both teams will compete on platform on Sunday starting at 10 a.m. Live scoring will be available on divemeets.com.

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