South Dakota State Sweeps Diver of the Week Awards

South Dakota State Sweeps Diver of the Week Awards

ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota State's Emily Moore received The Summit League Women's Diver of the Week honor for the second time this season, while teammate Mitchell Raihle earned his first career Men's Diver of the Week award. Both posted top dives at the Mizzou Invite.

WOMEN'S DIVER OF THE WEEK

EMILY MOORE, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
Sr. // Des Moines, Iowa

  • Earned her second career Summit League Diver of the Week award and second this season
  • Broke the school record on the platform dive (165.95)
  • Placed 19th in the 1-meter prelims with a score of 225.45
  • Finished 14th in the 3-meter prelims (232.25)

Previous recipients: Oct. 10 – Sarah Schank, South Dakota; Oct. 17 – Sammy Walker, Denver; Oct. 24 – Emily Moore, South Dakota State; Oct. 31 – Larissa Grammer, Denver; Nov. 7 – Sarah Schank, South Dakota; Nov. 14 – Sarah Schank, South Dakota

MEN'S DIVER OF THE WEEK

MITCHELL RAIHLE, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
So. // Spring Lake Park, Minn.

  • Collected his first career Summit League Diver of the Week honor
  • Broke the school record on the platform at the Mizzou Invite (212.50)
  • Placed in the top-10 in all Mizzou Invite events
  • Finished eighth in the 1-meter finals (281.70)
  • Collected 10th place in the 3-meter finals (259.55)

Previous recipients: Oct. 24 – Joey Weber, South Dakota State; Oct. 31 – Jake Ryor, Denver; Nov. 7 – Isaac Morris, South Dakota; Nov. 14 – Isaac Morris


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