The Clemson diving team officially kicks off ACC competition this weekend, as Tiger divers will participate in both the Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech Invitationals.
Though two Tiger divers recorded NCAA Zone qualifying scores in the one-meter and three did the same in the three-meter, the South Carolina Gamecocks handed Clemson their first loss of the season on Wednesday, winning by a team score of 28-10.
Coming off a winning weekend at the Naval Academy, Clemson is set to compete against rival South Carolina on Wednesday at 5 p.m. in McHugh Natatorium.
Three Tigers posted Zone qualifying scores in the one-meter, and Clemson divers also took the top five spots in both the one- and three-meter on Saturday at the Navy Invitational against Navy, American, Bucknell and Lafayette.
Leslie Hasselbach Adams directs Clemson's diving program in McHugh Natatorium.
ACC Diver of the Week Danielle Reitsma and the diving team will travel to Annapolis, Md. on Saturday to participate in the Navy Invitational, a meet that features Navy, American, Bucknell and Lafayette.
Clemson diver Danielle Reitsma set a new career-best score in the one-meter, and recorded NCAA Zone qualifying scores in the one-meter and three-meter on Oct. 29 against West Florida.
Six different Tigers earned NCAA Zone qualifying scores, including three, seniors Danielle Reitsma and Sarah Braun and sophomore Jaya Brown, who did so in both the one-meter and three-meter, in the Clemson diving team's dual-meet victory over West Florida on Saturday morning at McHugh Natatorium.
After starting the season 3-0 last weekend in meets on the road against UNC Wilmington and East Carolina, the Clemson diving team will host West Florida at McHugh Natatorium this Saturday at 10 a.m.
The Clemson diving team has added a home meet against instate rival South Carolina to its dual-meet lineup for the fall 2016 season.
In just their second meet of the season, the Clemson diving team had two divers record qualifying scores for the NCAA Zone B Championships en route to claiming first place in both the one-meter and three-meter in a tri-meet against UNC Wilmington and East Carolina on Saturday.
The Clemson diving team opened its 2016-17 campaign by claiming the top five places in the three-meter and the top three spots in the one-meter against UNC Wilmington on Friday in Wilmington, N.C.