2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017-18 NCAA Zone B Diving Championships qualifier
2017-18 ACC Diver of the Week (Oct. 31, 2017)
2017-18 ACC Diver of the Week (Oct. 24, 2017)
2019-20 (Junior): Qualified for NCAAs on all three boards, becoming the first Yellow Jacket on the women’s team to do so since 2008 … Set a new 3-meter school record with a score of 371.25 vs. Georgia Southern, SCAD … Won gold on the 1-meter at the ACC Championships with a score of 313.10 … Also took silver on the platform with a score of 270.45 at the ACC Championships, which ranks second in program history … Finished first on the 1-meter (289.28) and 3-meter (297.83) against South Carolina … Took second on the 1-meter (289.28) and 3-meter (312.23) vs. Auburn … Started the season with a second-place finish on the 3-meter (318.00) and third-place finish on the 1-meter (292.80) against Florida State.
2018-19 (Sophomore): Was the Jackets’ top scorer of the season in the 1-meter and 3-meter … Finished third on the 1-meter board (290.35) at the ACC Championships … Also finished seventh in the platform dive (222.95) … Won the 1-meter (298.73) and 3-meter (341.33) events vs. South Carolina … Swept the 1-meter (308.70) and 3-meter (324.00) vs. Denver … Finished first in the platform (270.05) and 3-meter (325.55), and finished third in the 1-meter (281.70) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Finished second in the 1-meter (287.90) and 3-meter (295.25) vs. FSU and Pitt … Also finished second in the 1-meter (255.25) and 3-meter (284.05) vs. FGCU, SCAD.
2017-18 (Freshman): An NCAA Zone B Diving Championships qualifier in all three events, but missed the competition due to an injury … Missed the 2018 ACC Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships due to an injury in warm-ups … Two-time ACC Women’s Diver of the Week (Oct. 24 & Oct. 31) … Was the Jackets’ top scorer in all three dives all season long … Set the Georgia Tech school record in both the 1-meter (331.35) and 3-meter (362.10) diving events … Also posted the second-best score in Tech history in the platform dive (270.05) … Ranked second in the ACC in the platform dive with a score of 270.05 … Also ranked fourth in the ACC in the 1-meter (331.35) and seventh in the 3-meter (353.63) dives on the season … Totaled 12 wins on the season … Swept both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events in the season opener versus Pittsburgh (300.90 – 1-meter and 301.13 – 3-meter) … Also won both the 1-meter (296.18) and 3-meter (297.60) diving events in the dual meet at Notre Dame … Took first-place in both springboard events versus Delta State (331-35 – 1-meter and 353.63 – 3-meter) and in the dual meet on the road at Georgia (296.33 – 1-meter and 312.30 – 3-meter) … Won the 1-meter dive at Northwestern (301.65) and on Senior Day versus Emory (300.98) in dual meet action … Would have won the 3-meter dive with a score of 362.10 versus Emory, but was exhibitioned … Picked up wins in both the 3-meter dive (325.55) and platform dive (270.05) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Also finished third in the 1-meter dive (281.70) at the GT Invite … Placed second overall in the 3-meter (294.68) dive in the dual meet at Northwestern … Finished runner-up in the 1-meter (284.63) and third in the 3-meter (286.43) springboard events in the road dual meet at South Carolina.
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: Has three brothers … 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 4/1/18)|
|1-meter||331.35||vs. Delta State (10/28/17)|
|3-meter||362.10||vs. Emory (1/27/18)|
|Platform||270.05||2017 Georgia Tech Invitational|