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Zach Hernandez

Diving

CLASS
RSO
Hometown
Johns Creek, Ga. (Wesleyan)
Experience
School

2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection

2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection

 

Career High Dives

One-meter: 316.43             (Minnesota, 10/12/13)
Three-meter:
360.82         (Florida Atlantic, 1/19/13)
Platform:
277.80                 (2013 Ohio State Invitational)

 

At Florida

2013-2014:

Scored points on all three boards at the SEC Championships … Career high finish of 16th on platform (275.55) at SECs … Finished 19th on three-meter (280.95) … Ended his one-meter run in 21st place after a score of 270 flat … Narrowly missed his career best from earlier in the season on platform at the NCAA Zone ‘B’ Diving regional Championships, finishing with a six-line total of 271.90 … Won four individual diving events during dual meet and invitational season … Set his career best on platform at the Ohio State Invitational with a score of 277.80 … Posted his season best on three-meter (356.85) in UF’s victory over Minnesota … Placed first in the one-meter event with a personal best 316.43 versus Minnesota … Took a pair of wins in both the 1-meter (316.35) and 3-meter (344.93) versus SEC-rival Georgia … Named to the 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

 

2012-13: Named to the 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll…In his first season, finished 17th on the platform (231.10), 19th on the three-meter with a 323.60 in prelims and 282.80 in the final and took 23rd on the one-meter with a score of 265.85 at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships in Knoxville, Tenn.…Earned a personal-best score on the platform (273.90) at the SEC Championships…Added a 21st place finish on the one-meter (255.00) and was 23rd on the three-meter (271.80) at SECs….Finished fifth on both the one (294.15) and three meter (295.35) boards against Tennessee…Had a sixth place finish on the three-meter board (290.33) and took seventh on the one-meter (286.13) at Auburn…Collected his first career win and swept the one and three meter boards with personal-best scores of 314.40 and 360.82 respectively against Florida Atlantic…Grabbed fourth on the three-meter (292.80) and sixth in the one-meter (249.23) against Florida State…Finished third on the one-meter with a score of 280.13 against Texas A&M…Recorded a 284.65 on the one-meter to finish fourth and scored 295.20 on the three-meter for a fifth place finish against South Carolina…Secured two third place finishes with a 291.75 on the one-meter and 251.47 on the three-meter against Georgia in his first appearance as a Gator.

 

2011-12: Redshirted for the 2011-12 year and did not see any competition.

 

Prior to Florida: Graduated from Wesleyan School in Norcross, GA… Trained with Atlanta Diving Association with John Ames…NISCA All American from 2009-2011…Georgia State Champion in 2010 and 2011…Georgia First Team All State 2010 and 2011…Junior Olympic Speedo Nationals Qualifier in 2011.

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