Swimming & Diving

Michael Bennett
Michael Bennett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lilburn, Ga.

High School:
Parkview

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 130

Event:
Diving

Club:
Atlanta Diving



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.

Bennett's Career Top Marks
EVENT TIME
1-meter 295.73
3-meter 323.55
3-meter (11) 399.30
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