- Emily Padgett
- Atlantic Beach, Fla. (Fletcher)
Career Best Dives
One Meter: 213.60 (Indian River State College, 1/30/11)
Three Meter: 224.17 (FAU, 1/15/11)
Platform: 168.20 (Big Al Open, 12/3-12/5/10)
2010-11: Dove to a career-best 213.60 on the one-meter boards to finish third against Indian River State College… Took fourth in one-meter competition against FAU (202.43) and finished with a career-high 224.17 on the three-meter boards… Notched a personal best with a seventh-place finish of 168.20 on platform at the Big Al Open… Took fifth against Virginia on the one-meter boards (191.47).
Graduated from Fletcher High School in Neptune Beach, Fla.…Trained with Team Orlando Diving under head coach Mark Ruiz…Trained in a city two and a half hours away just to dive…2010 AAU Diving All-American…2010 High School Academic All-American…A four-time national qualifier…Placed eighth at 2010 AAU Nationals and 13th at 2008 AAU Nationals…A three-time Gateway Conference Champion…Made the All-Conference Team her sophomore-senior seasons…A district champion and two-time District medalist...Regional and State finalist and three-time team MVP…Named the diving captain of her team for three years, winning the Fletcher Purple Heart Athletic Award, National Youth Character Award, Principal’s Leadership Award and the President’s Award for Educational Excellence…Made straight-A’s all four years of being on the honor roll…A Robert C. Byrd Scholar and member of the National Honor Society, while being accepted into the UF Honors Program.