Georgia Tech swimming & diving opened up the 2017-18 season with wins over Pitt
Georgia Tech's new, young diving teams ready to go headlong into 2017-18 season
Before Tech: Lettered for four years in diving at Capistrano Valley High School for head coach Patrick Higginson ... A three-time CIF Southern Section Division I Diving Champion winning in 2014, 2015 and 2016 ... Took second overall with a score of 549.90 at the 2017 CIF Southern Section Division I Diving Championships ... Also a member of the Mission Viejo Nadadores club team under head coach Ivan Bondarenko that participates in Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and USA Diving events ... Turned in scores of 419.35 in the 1-meter dive and 469.15 in the 3-meter dive at the 2017 USA Diving Junior Region 12 Championships ... Took home a gold medal with a first-place finish in the 1-meter dive (451.60), placed fifth in the platform (417.95) and advanced to the finals of the 3-meter dive with a semifinal's score of 469.65 at the 2016 USA Diving ATT National Diving Championships ... Won the silver medal in the platform (443.30) and was the runner-up in the 3-meter dive (506.80) at the 2015 USA Diving ATT National Diving Championships ... Was a gold medalist at the Junior National Diving Championships in the 1-meter dive in both 2013 and 2012, and also won the gold medal with a first-place finish in the platform at the 2014 USA Diving ATT National Diving Championships ... Participated at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials, placing 12th overall in the women's platform event with a finals score of 737.40 ... Was a member of the Superintendents/Principals honor roll throughout her academic high school career.
Personal: Full name is Camryn Mikoyo Hidalgo, but she goes by Cami ... Daughter of Dan and Kirsten Hidalgo ... Born on Dec. 10, 1998 in Laguna Hills, Calif. ... Has three brothers -- Austin, Hayden and Tyler ... Switched from gymnastics to diving at the age of nine due to an elbow injury ... Chose Tech because of its academic reputation, the dive program and coach, and the members of the swim and dive program ... Plans on majoring in mechanical engineering.
|Hidalgo's Career Top Scores (through 10/7/17)|
|1-meter||300.90||vs. Pitt (10/6/17)|
|3-meter||301.13||vs. Pitt (10/6/17)|