Schultz wins again with school record

Arkansas freshman Brooke Schultz has had a breakout season. (Photo by Ben Goff)

Arkansas freshman Brooke Schultz won the 3-meter springboard title Thursday at the Tennessee Diving Invitational in Knoxville, scoring a school record 383.40.

Schultz is the only diver to finish in the top-two of the 1-meter and 3-meter dive this week at the event, after recording a second-place finish in Wednesday’s 1-meter finals with a 325.70 score.

Of her eight 3-meter six-dive performances this season, Schultz has yet to finish outside of the top two, recording seven first-place finishes. Of her 16 six-dive efforts this season, Schultz has 13 first-place showings, having never finished outside the top three.

Senior Nicole Gillis also advanced to the 3-meter finals with Schultz, scoring a 296.45 in preliminaries to finish 10th. In the finals, she scored a 305.40 to improve three spots, finishing seventh.

In the prelims, junior Marissa Green finished 25th, scoring a 233.50, while sophomore Caroline Welch finished 32nd with a score of 203.05. The final day of competition from Knoxville will begin at 10 a.m. today with the platform.