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Chris Comfort
  • Senior
  • Diver
  • Coral Springs, Fla. (J.P. Taravella)

Career Best Points:
1M (six dives) - 312.75 (Indian River C.C., 2/5/05)
3M (six dives) - 326.85 (Penn State, 10/26/02)
3M (10 dives) - 474.20 (Texas Diving Championships, 12/7/02)
Platform - 393.75 (Georgia Diving Invitational, 1/5/03)

National/International Competition: Advanced to the semifinals of the 2003 U.S. Nationals on the platform…Finished sixth on the platform at the 2002 Junior Olympic Nationals...Placed third on the 3M with 463 points and fifth on the 1M at the 2002 East Nationals...Finished second on the 3M at the 1999 East Nationals…At the 1999 Junior Olympic Nationals, finished 12th on the platform.

At Florida:
2004-05:
SEC Academic Honor Roll selection…Placed 34th (236.70) on the 3M board at the NCAA Diving Zones…Posted a second-place effort on both the 1M (312.75) and 3M (207.40) springboards vs. Indian River C.C. (2/5/05)…Dove exhibition on both boards as he posted scores of 262.42 (1M) and 300.65 (3M) against Tennessee (1/29/05)…Took third on the 3M board with a score of 280.57 and dove exhibition on the 1M (239.02) vs. Virginia (1/28/05)…At TCU (1/15/05) placed third on the 3M (291.45) and fourth on the 1M (284.32)…Exhibitioned both boards at SMU (1/13/05) as he tallied scores of 291.30 on the 1M and 294.90 on the 3M.


2003-04:
Redshirted due to injury…SEC Academic Honor Roll selection.


2002-03:
Competed in both the 1M and 3M springboard diving competition at the 2003 SEC Championships...Placed fifth on the 1M against Tennessee (2/1/03)…Third on the 1M (295.94) and fourth on the 3M (284.92) at the SMU meet (1/16/03)…Sixth on the 3M with a score of 474.20 at the Texas Diving Invitational...Fourth on both the 1M and 3M vs. Georgia (11/23/02)…Score of 275.70 at Florida State (11/19/02) was good enough for second place...Third on the 1M vs. South Carolina (11/15/02)…Second on the 1M with a score of 264.07 and third on the 3M vs. Michigan (11/1/02)…Second on the 1M (278.07) three times: at Penn State (10/26/02), vs. Indian River C.C. (286.65) on 10/18/02 and vs. LSU (264.97) on 10/11/02.

High School: Competed in the Florida State Championship all four years...Finished second on the 1M in his freshman season...Third on the 1M his sophomore year...Collected two fourth-place finishes on the 1M his junior and senior seasons...Won the 1M at the FHSAA dual championships...Finished first in the FHSAA district championships on the1M…Graduated with honors.

Club: Member of the Coral Springs Diving Team...District champion all four years...Won the NISCA Speedo Top 16 Award for three years…Coached by Dave Burgering.


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