Georgia Tech diving will have six divers compete at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships this week
Georgia Tech swimming and diving's Matt Casillas finishes fourth in men's platform dive
Megan Young (100 back), Iris Wang (200 free) break school records on Friday night
Two season-best performances in relays; Matt Casillas finishes 10th in 3-meter diving
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.
Before Tech: A four-year member of the diving team for head coach Rich Blanc at Santa Margarita Catholic High School (SMCHS) ... A two-time diver of the year award winner (2015 and 2016) ... Led her SMCHS swim and dive team to Division I CIF Championships for four-straight years (2014-17) ... Finished 10th overall at the 2017 CIF Southern Section Division 1 Diving Championships with a score of 415.05 her senior season ... A member of the Mission Viejo Nadadores club team for 12 years under head coach Ivan Bondarenko that participates in Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and USA Diving events ... Finished ninth overall in the platform event (352.80) at the 2016 USA Diving National Zone F Meet and also advanced to the semifinals of the platform event (325.25) at the 2016 USA ATT National Diving Championships ... Also placed third overall in the platform diving event with a finals score of 320.45 at the 2016 Greg Louganis Invitational ... A four-time SMCHS Scholar-Athlete Award winner ... Also earned California Scholarship Federation First Honors, academic all-American honors and was named an AP Scholar.
Personal: Full name is Paige Elizabeth Gohr ... Daughter of Mark and Monilee Gohr ... Born on Aug. 2, 1998 in Laguna Hills, Calif. ... Has a younger brother named Adam ... Uncle, Greg Gohr, played professional baseball for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Detroit Tigers (1993-96) ... Uncle, Rand Scott, played football at Penn State University (1980-84) ... Chose to attend Tech because of the wonderful academic programs that the Institute offers and its reputation as an engineering powerhouse, loved both the swim & dive teams and felt at home with the team and coaching staff ... Also excited by all of the clubs and campus activities that Tech offers outside of athletics ... Intends to major in either chemical or mechanical engineering.
|Gohr's Career Top Scores (through 11/30/17)|
|1-meter||272.63||vs. Delta State (10/28/17)|
|3-meter||260.78||vs. Delta State (10/28/17)|
|Platform||198.15||2017 Georgia Tech Invitational|