As a Junior (2006-07): Finished 18th on the three-meter springboards with a score of 250.20 at the ACC Championships ... Placed 22nd in the one-meter boards competition with a score of 227.30 at the ACC meet ... Posted a season-best score of 267.35 in the one-meter springboards at Virginia Tech (1/20) ... Had a season-best score of 282.22 in the three-meter boards against Florida Atlantic and UNO (1/13).
As a Sophomore (2005-06): Qualified for the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships on both the one- and three-meter springboards with personal-record scores of 295.73 and 323.55 against Emory (1/28) ... Tallied a pair of 17th-place finishes at the ACC Championships on the one- (235.10) and three-meter (239.05) boards.
As a Freshman (2004-05): Finished 18th on the one-meter springboard at the ACC Championships with a score of 245.80 ... Posted a score of 399.30 in 11 dives on the three-meter board to finish in 19th place at the ACC meet ... Recorded a season-high score of 276 points in six dives on the one-meter board against Emory (1/29).
High School: Four-year letterwinner under coach Rick Creed ... Won the Gwinnett County Diving Championship meet in back-to-back seasons (2002, '03) ... Named team's Most Valuable Diver in all four seasons ... Elected team captain as a senior ... Posted school records on the three-meter springboard in the six and 11 dive events.
Personal: Born Michael Bruce Bennett on June 28, 1986, in Atlanta ... Parents are Bruce and Charlene Bennett ... Has one younger brother, Will ... Majoring in management.
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