Jacob Kreider
Jacob  Kreider
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Arlington, Va.

High School:
Yorktown

Height:
5-10

Event:
Diving

Club Team:
Overlee Dive Team


02/17/2018

Jackets Conclude First Week of ACCs on High Note

Georgia Tech swimming and diving’s Matt Casillas finishes fourth in men’s platform dive

02/15/2018

Ilgenfritz Leads Tech in Day Two of ACCs

Georgia Tech sophomore breaks school record in 500 free finals

02/14/2018

Jackets Conclude Day One at ACC Championships

Two season-best performances in relays; Matt Casillas finishes 10th in 3-meter diving

02/13/2018

Yellow Jackets Ready for ACC Championships

Georgia Tech women’s swimming & diving and the men’s diving portion of the ACC Championships are set for this week in Greensboro, N.C.

01/27/2018

Jackets Sweep Eagles on Senior Day

Georgia Tech swimming and diving swept the Emory Eagles in dual meet action on Saturday at the McAuley Aquatic Center

Before Tech: Was a four-year member of the diving team at Yorktown High School under coaches Bobby Meeks and Amy Kress ... A three-time all-American (2015, 2016 and 2017) and an all-state honoree (2014) in the 1-meter dive ... Was awarded the Virginia High School League Award of Excellence as a sophomore in 2015 ... Finished fourth overall in the 1-meter dive (450.95) at the 2017 Virginia 6A State League Championships ... Also finished fourth in the 1-meter dive (485.15) at the 2017 Virginia 6A North Region Championships ... Recorded a third-place finish in the 1-meter dive (497.00) at the 2016 Virginia 6A Conference 6 (Liberty) Championships and followed that performance up with a fifth-place finish in the 1-meter dive (468.90) at the 2016 Virginia 6A North Region Championships ... Placed sixth overall in the 1-meter (452.25) at the 2016 Virginia 6A State High School League Championships ... Finished fifth in the 1-meter at the state championships (460.25) and at the regional championships (416.75) in 2015 ... Recorded a fifth-place finish in the 1-meter (450.80) and a sixth-place finish in the 1-meter springboard (269.95) at the 2016 USA Diving National Zone D Meet ... Also placed second in the 1-meter (492.00) and third in the 3-meter (449.90) at the 2016 USA Diving Junior Region 7 Championships ... A member of the Dominion Dive Club and the Overlee Dive Team ... Was a four-year member of the honor roll and was awarded the YHS ROCS Award in 2014 ... Was also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) ... Graduated with a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point average.

Personal: Full name is Jacob Bussiere Kreider ... Son of Gene and Lori Kreider ... Born on June 30, 1999 in Arlington, Va. ... Has two older sisters -- Erica and Kaitlin ... Father, Gene, played football and ran track at Central Methodist College (1980-81) ... Chose Tech because of its amazing engineering program, the wonderful swimming & diving program and the beautiful campus ... Plans to major in civil engineering.



Kreider's Career Top Scores (through 11/30/17)
EVENT POINTS MEET
1-meter 320.18 vs. Delta State (10/28/17)
3-meter 347.55 vs. Delta State (10/28/17)
Platform 222.20 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational