Jan. 14, 2012
STANFORD, CALIF. - Two Cal divers reached the finals with freshman Thomas Selby placing seventh and sophomore Tyler Pullen finishing eighth in the three-meter competition Saturday (Jan. 14) in day two of the Bruins Stanford Diving Invitational held at the Avery Aquatic Center. The two Golden Bears were able to qualify for the finals after recording scores of 294.90 for Selby and 273.75 for Pullen in the prelims. In the finals Selby, who had placed eighth on the one-meter board Friday, had a score of 289.20, while Pullen finished with a score of 279.50 in the finals.
Sophomore Grayson Huston finished with a score of 262.00 in the consolation of the three-meter board.
On Friday, Selby led the Cal divers with an eighth place in the one-meter competition final with a score of 263.45. Selby, from Menlo Park, recorded a score of 254.85 in the one-meter prelims.
Other divers competing on the one-meter board Friday were Pullen and Huston. Pullen ended with a score of 240.15 and had a mark of 288.90 in the consolations. Huston had a score of 225.05 in the prelims and 258.75 in the consolations.
Coach Todd Mulzet's squad will next compete in the platform competition Sunday, Jan. 15 at the Bruins Stanford Diving Invitational.
For the Cal divers in dual meet competition, on Oct. 21 versus Utah, Pullen won the one-meter board with a score of 308.93, followed by Selby with a mark of 299.85. Selby was second on the three-meter board against the Utes as well, recording a score of 3:13.28.
In Cal's first dual meet of the year, Oct. 13 versus Hawaii, Selby was second on the three-meter board (312.53), and Pullen was third in the one-meter competition (265.14).
After Sunday's platform competition, the Bears' men's swimming and diving team will return to Pac-12 dual meet competition, Friday, Jan. 20 at 1 p.m. versus Arizona, and Saturday, Jan. 21 at 12 p.m. versus Arizona State, both at Spieker Aquatics Complex.