ELSAH, Ill. – The 2017 Liberal Arts Championships began on Wednesday night at Principia College with the 1 Meter Diving preliminaries and finals. All three Tech divers performed well, with Paige Mass reaching the finals.
- Paige Mass placed eighth in the preliminary round with a score of 307.50 to qualify for the final round. She placed eighth in the finals with a score of 282.65.
- Also performing well in the preliminary round were Christian Jones (12th place, 258.05) and Elly Shin (14th place, 245.10). The scores of all three Tech divers were season-bests.
The LAC Championships continue tomorrow. Both the men's and women's teams for Illinois Tech will have participants in the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay, 500 Yard Freestyle, 200 Yard Individual Medley, 50 Yard Freestyle, and the 400 Yard Medley Relay.