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Kirsten Parkinson

Diving
Position
Freshman
Class
Stamford, Conn.
Hometown
Convent of the Sacred Heart
High School

Virginia Career Bests
1-meter:
292.30 (4th all-time at UVA)
3-meter: 332.95 (4th all-time at UVA)
Platform: 180.20 (9th all-time at UVA)

2018-19
• Finished 14th at the NCAA Zone A Championships on the 1m board and 22nd on the 3m board 
• Placed 20th on the 3m board and 29th on the 1m board at the ACC Championships 
• Captured two top-five finishes at the Navy Diving Invite, placing third on the 3m board and fourth on the 1m board 
• Named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America honorable mention team 

2017-18
• Did not compete 
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll 

2016-17
• Finished 16th in the 1m dive, 17th in the 3m dive and 18th in the platform dive at the NCAA Zone A Championships 
• Placed 17th in the 1m dive, 29th in the 3m dive and 34th in the platform dive at the ACC Championships 
• Won the 3m dive and the 1m dive against NC State 
• Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll 

2015-16
• ECAC Championships Women’s Diver of the Meet
• Won 1-meter and finished fourth on 3-meter at ECAC Championships
• Made finals and finished 14th on 3-meter at NCAA Zone Diving Championships
• Posted season-best scores on 1-meter (281.65) and 3-meter (286.35) at ECACs
• Set season-best score on platform (174.30) at UGA Fall Invitational
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• 2013, 2014 and 2015 high school All-American
• Placed second on 1-meter and fifth on 3-meter at 2014 YMCA National Championships
• AP Scholar with Distinction

Personal
• Daughter of Nicole and Geoff Parkinson
• Has two younger sisters, Ashley and Britney
• Grandfather, Geoff Parkinson, Sr., swam for Virginia from 1959-63 and was captain in 1962-63
• Father, Geoff Parkinson, Jr., also graduated from UVA (College ’91)