CLAREMONT, CA. – Jem Stern finished in second place in the 3-Meter Dive at the SCIAC Dive Championship on Saturday, setting the program record in the event as well. This marks the second straight year the Sagehens had an All-SCIAC athlete in the 3-Meter Dive competition after Bilguun Altantulkhuur finished third last year.
After scoring 556.70 in the preliminary round, setting a program record, Stern scored 529.80 points in the final round while Kendall Hollimon of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps finished first at 601.90. Jacob Miner of University of Redlands finished third at 475.95.
Freshman Benjamin Willett finished third in the preliminary at 485.20 and took fourth in the final at 474.65.
Ben Willet makes his opening dive in the final round of the SCIAC Championship! pic.twitter.com/Wa3Sub3na4— Sagehens (@Sagehens) February 17, 2019
Altantulkhuur placed fifth in the preliminary at 426.85 and repeated the same score in the final to finish in fifth in the final.
Excellent dive by Billy Altantulkhuur! pic.twitter.com/hdvp5Md8C8— Sagehens (@Sagehens) February 17, 2019
Up Next: The Sagehens will compete again tomorrow for the second half of the SCIAC Dive Championship in the 1-Meter Dive. Preliminaries begin at 9:30 a.m.