Freshman Abigail Knapton earned a runner-up finish on the platform at the Mizzou Invitational on Saturday.
Photo by Stephanie Carpenter/Nebraska Communications

Filipcic, Knapton Earn Runner-up Finishes at Mizzou

By NU Athletic Communications

All-American Anna Filipcic (one meter) and freshman Abigail Knapton (platform) captured runner-up finishes to lead a solid set of performance by Nebraska divers at the Mizzou Invitational in Columbia, Mo., Nov. 17-19.

Filipcic, a senior from Omaha, Neb., opened the meet with a second-place finish on the one-meter board on Thursday. She produced a final score of 308.15, just 2.60 points before Missouri's Lauren Reedy (310.75).

On Friday, Filipcic added a third-place finish on the three-meter board with a score of 317.65. Reedy again captured the individual title (352.20), while LSU's Elizabeth Cui claimed a runner-up finish (350.70). In prelims, Filipcic put up a score of 333.35. Nebraska's Katrina Voge added an 11th-place effort in the event with a 272.25 in finals and 275.30 in prelims.

The Huskers closed the invitational with a runner-up finish from Abigail Knapton on the platform. The freshman from Omaha put up a score of 240.05 to qualify her for NCAA Zones. Knapton has qualified for the zone meet in all three diving events. Voge added another 11th-place showing on the platform (215.55).


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