Trinity Divers Win Meet With John Carroll

Trinity Divers Win Meet With John Carroll

San Antonio - Trinity men's and women's divers Duncan MacAskill and Maren Merwarth took first place in a 1-meter meet with John Carroll (OH) University last week in Hixon Natatorium.

MacAskill posted a six-dives score of 315.60 on the low board, good for an NCAA Division III Regional qualifying mark. Merwarth won her event with an NCAA Regional qualifying score of 261.10 in the 1-meter competition.

Each diver must now register an additional qualifying score to be eligible for the NCAA Region 2 Championships March 1-2 at Grinnell, Iowa.

Bella Peters placed third in the women's competition at 171.80, while Tommy Ritthaler was third in the men's with a score of 225.25.

The Tiger divers will host the State University of New York-Fredonia in a meet this weekend. Friday's action gets under way at 3:30 p.m., while Saturday's diving begins at 10:00 a.m.