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Jacob Kreider
Diving

Jacob Kreider

Diving

Year Sophomore
Height 5-10
Hometown Arlington, Va.
Last School Yorktown
Club Team Overlee Dive Team
Jacob Kreider

Biography

2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017-18 CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention

2017-18 (Freshman): An NCAA Zone B Diving Championships participant, that competed in both the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard events … Posted the third-best score on the season for the Jackets in both the 3-meter dive (347.55), which ranks 10th all-time in school history, and in the platform dive (250.55), which is eighth all-time in Tech history … Also posted the fourth-highest score on the team in the 1-meter dive (320.18) … Picked up a runner-up finish in the 1-meter springboard dive at Northwestern (276.08) and against Emory (294.08) … Finished third overall in the 3-meter dive at Northwestern (279.98) and versus Delta State (347.55) … Took fourth-place in the 1-meter dive (269.55) at Notre Dame … Posted a pair of fourth-place finishes in the 1-meter (272.03) and 3-meter (287.95) springboard events at South Carolina … Placed fifth in the 1-meter dive (284.10) at Georgia … Finished seventh overall in the 3-meter dive at Notre Dame (246.00) and at Georgia (247.28) … Placed ninth overall in the 3-meter dive with a finals score of 273.85 at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Also finished 12th in the platform dive (222.20) and 15th in the 1-meter dive (261.20) at the GT Invite … Recorded a score of 320.18 in the 1-meter dive against Delta State and a mark of 323.25 in the 3-meter dive versus Emory, but was exhibitioned in both events … Finished 21st in both the 1-meter (269.30) and platform (250.55) dives at the 2018 ACC Championships … Also finished 30th overall in the 3-meter dive (243.50) at the conference championship meet … Placed 23rd overall in the 3-meter dive (292.60) and 27th in the 1-meter dive (256.15) at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships … Recognized as a 2017-18 CSCAA scholar all-American honorable mention.

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 4/1/18)
EVENTPOINTSMEET
1-meter320.18vs. Delta State (10/28/17)
3-meter347.55vs. Delta State (10/28/17)
Platform250.552018 ACC Championships

 

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