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USC Divers Capture Seven Events At Trojan Diving Invitational

Nov 13, 2022

 The USC diving squad wrapped up their final event of the fall on Sunday, Nov. 13, claiming seven out of eight events during the three-day Trojan Diving Invitational at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center. 
Divers from UCLA, Pepperdine, UNLV, Cal Baptist, UC Berkeley, Fresno State, Air Force Academy and USC competed on all three specialties at the annual event. 
Sophomore Shangfei Wang led a Trojan sweep on Friday, Nov. 11, capturing the men's 1-meter competition with a score of 746.85. All-American George Korovin was second (675.95), while Laurent Gosselin-Paradis (624.65) was third. 
USC diver Nike Agunbiade highlighted the Women of Troy's efforts on 3-meter, finishing second with 592.80 points. Junior Allison Ward was third on the springboard competition with 555.80 points. Sophomore Grace Lee was sixth with 534.05. 
USC's Shangfei Wang won his second event of the weekend on Saturday, Nov. 12, winning the men's 3-meter event with 845.75. Trojan George Korovin was second with 813.15, while Laurent Gosselin-Paradis was fourth with 741.50 points. 
Agunbiade, a platform All-American, won the event at the Trojan Invite with 618.30 points. Finishing second for Troy was Grace Lee with 456.25.
USC also won both of the newly introduced team events on Saturday afternoon. 
The Women of Troy recorded a 1-2 finish on 1-meter to wrap up the final day of action at the Trojan Diving Invitational as Lina Sculti captured the event with 608.15 points. Shortly behind her was sophomore Grace Lee who wrapped up the afternoon with 569.55. 
Newcomer Laurent Gosselin-Paradis closed out the weekend with a win on platform, leading a 1-2 Trojan finish in the event as he earned 832.65 points on tower. Finishing second was the 2022 Pac-12 platform champion George Korovin who garnered 728.60 points.