Pinellas Park, Fla. (St. Petersburg High School)
1m - dual 261.90 (Indian River, 1998)
1m - championship 340.30 (Texas Invitational, 1998)
3m - dual 274.80 (Auburn, 1999)
3m - championship 413.90 (SECs, 1999)
Platform Diving 224.80 (SECs, 1999)
National/International Competition: Qualified for Junior Olympics in 1994, finishing 35th in platform diving...was eighth on the platform and 14th on the three-meter at zone qualifying in 1994...took ninth on the one-meter at Senior National preliminaries in 1995...Team captain for 1999-2000... 1998-99: Finished 27th on the three-meter springboard at the Zone Diving Qualifier in Baton Rouge, La...recorded career-best scores in the three-meter and platform competitions at SECs...finished 14th on the one-meter and 18th on the three-meter board at the Texas Invitational...won the three-meter competition with a season-best mark of 274.80 against Auburn...was the runner-up in the one-meter competition at the Miami meet...placed second on the three-meter against Florida State...Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll...1999 College of Engineering honor student... 1997-98: Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll...competed at the NCAA Zone Diving qualifying meet in Athens, Ga...did not compete at the SEC meet...recorded fifth and sixth-place finishes on the one- and three-meter boards, respectively against Tennessee...recorded her season-high score on the three-meter with a fifth-place finish versus Miami (254.625), and tallied her highest score of the season in the one-meter competition at Brown (255.23)...placed third at that meet, her highest finish of the year... 1996-97: Placed 19th on the three-meter (368.95), 20th in platform diving (174.60) and 22nd on the one-meter (309.90) at SECs...finished third and fourth on the one- and three-meter boards, respectively, at the Auburn meet...claimed a victory on the three-meter board, while placing second in the one-meter competition against Georgia... High School: A 1996 graduate of the International Baccalaureate Program at St. Petersburg HS... Placed third as a junior and fifth as a senior on the one-meter at the Florida State High School 5A Championships...won the St. Petersburg City Championship one-meter in 1995, while claiming the district title in both 1993 and 1994...also placed first on the one-meter at the Pinellas County All-Conference Championship in 1994...holds two St. Petersburg High School records with a score of 296.5 for six dives on the one-meter and 509.1 for 11 dives on the same board...high school All-American on the one-meter in 1995-96 and honorable mention in 1994-95...at the club level, claimed seventh on the three-meter at the All-Star Invitational in 1995...dove for Kristen Cohen and Dave Wilson at St. Petersburg HS and Barry Thomas at Bay Area Diving...also competed in gymnastics and track & field...won the Florida State Gymnastics Championship for Class IV in 1988 and competed nationally with USAIGC... Personal: Born Martha Carolina Vaughn on Feb. 24, 1978, in Clearwater, Fla...daughter of David and Rosaria Vaughn... chosen as a member of the 1998 Golden Key National honor Society and Alpha Pi Mu (industrial engineering honor society)...hobbies include running, biking, gymnastics and cleaning...majoring in industrial engineering.