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Kristen Connor
  • Senior
  • Diving
  • Gainesville, Fla./Buchholz
  • All-SEC
Career Best Points
Dual Meets
1M Springboard 298.95 (2/8/2003 vs. FAU)
3M Springboard 301.72 (2/8/2003 vs. FAU)
Championship Meet
1M Springboard 549.90 (2003 NCAA Diving Zone)
3M Springboard 446.60 (2002 NCAA Diving Zone)
Platform 278.30 (2002 SEC Championships

National/International Competition: 2002 Senior National qualifier on the 1M and 3M springboard.

2003-04: All-SEC on the 3M … Academic All-SEC … Recipient of the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship … Tenth on the 1M (538.20) and 32nd on the 3M (241.65) at the NCAA Diving Zones … Finished 11th with a 247.45 on the 1M, eighth with a 396.40 on the 3M and 16th on the platform with a 248.80 at SEC Championships … Runner-up on the 3M (275.10) at Tennessee (1/31) … Season-high score of 299.47 on the 3M vs. Alabama (1/24) … Zones qualifying score of 283.20 on the 3M vs. No. 1 Auburn (1/23) for a second place finish … Scored 271.80 on the 1M to finish second against Arizona State (1/9) … Third on the 3M (267.83) vs. the Sun Devils … Second on both the 1M (263.25) and 3M (266.80) in the second day of competition with ASU (1/10) … Finished third on the 1M (271.12), an NCAA qualifier, and 3M (279.30) vs. Kentucky… Placed eighth on the 1M (258.60) and the 3M (429.5), an NCAA qualifier, at the Texas Invitational … Qualified for NCAAs on the 1M and 3M vs. TCU (10/14) … Third on the 1M and 3M at Georgia with scores of 268.35 and 283.05, respectively … Fifth in the 1M (236.48) and the 3M (271.50) vs. FSU (11/11) … First on the 1M (280.87) vs. TCU … Placed third on the 1M (244.05) and second on the 3M (262.50) vs. Arkansas (10/23) … Placed second on the 3M springboard with 269.40 points and scored 227.85 points to take seventh on the 1M against Michigan (10/17).

2002-03: Named to the Academic All-SEC Honor Roll … Placed in the top-three five times on the 1M springboard and three times on the 3M … Participated in the NCAA Diving Zones, recording the top Florida finish on the 3M springboard (549.90) … Also finished in 23rd place (253.75) at the NCAA Zones … Registered season best finishes on the 1M (298.95) and 3M springboards (301.72) vs. Florida Atlantic (2/8) … Scored 180.85 points to take third in a dual meet versus Miami (1/13) … Finished 12th at the Georgia Bulldog Diving Invitational in the 1M (478.75) and 3M (433.95) championship diving … Recorded two runner-up finishes in a dual meet vs. Florida State (11/19) … Scored 280.12 points on the 1M springboard vs. Penn State (10/26) to finish second … Finished third on the 1M springboard against Michigan (10/24) with 264.15 points … Placed second on both the 1M (276.90) and 3M (285.00) springboards against Indian River C.C.

2001-02: SEC finalist on the one-meter springboard, placing eighth … Participated in the NCAA Diving Zones and scored a collegiate best of 446.60 points on the 3M springboard … Scored 424.65 on the 3M springboard at SEC Championships … Posted seven top-three finishes in the 1M springboard including her season best scored of 252.53 against Florida State (11/16) … Had second place finishes against Florida Atlantic (2/19) with 248.02 points, Clemson (11/19) with 215.92 points and Michigan (10/19) with 244.55 points … Recorded six top-three finishes in the 3M springboard…Placed second on the 3M scoreboard vs. Florida Atlantic (261.52) and Clemson (247.13) … Against Alabama (1/26) she placed third in 3M diving with a score of 276.82…Finished second in 1M diving against Florida Atlantic scoring 248.02 points…Against Texas (1/12) she placed third, scoring 246.15 points on the 1M springboard.

2000-2001: Dove at the NCAA Diving Zones … Dove as an exhibitionist against Tennessee (2/3) … In the first home meet of her career she scored 247.20 points on the 3M springboard … Scored 256.95 points on the platform at the Georgia Diving Invitational in her first meet competing on the platform … Had scores of 396.15 and 181.55 on the 3M springboard and 1M springboard, respectively, at the Alabama Diving Invitational ... Competed on the 1M springboard (179.33) and the 3M springboard (191.80) vs. FSU (11/17) ... Placed second on the 1M springboard with a score of 256.575 against TCU (11/3) ... Finished fourth on the 1M springboard and third on the 3M springboard in her first collegiate dual meet against Alabama (10/21).

High School: A 2000 graduate of Buchholz High School … Broke the district record with her score of 475.00 on the 1M springboard, which she set at the 2000 District Championships … Set the city record on the 1M springboard with her score of 467.75 at the 2000 City … Placed ninth in the State Championships her junior and senior years on the 1M springboard … Set the overall Buchholz diving record her senior year … Captain of diving team junior and senior years … Was a three-time All-Area diver.

Club: Member of Bolts Diving coached by former Gator Heather Lawrence.


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