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Jennifer Bell

Diving
Position
Sophomore
Class
Pelham, N.Y.
Hometown
Pelham Memorial High School
High School

All-America
2020:
1m Dive: 3m Dive

Virginia Career Bests
1m:
278.55
3m: 307.95
Platform: 218.65

2019-20 Season 
• NCAA Championships cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Earned All-America honors in the 1m dive and 3m dive for qualifying for the NCAA Championships in both events
• Placed third on the 3m board at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships and qualified for the 1m board with eighth-place finish
• Placed 16th on the platform at Zones
• Placed 12th on the 3m board and 16th on the 1m board at the ACC Championships
• Placed second on the 1m and 3m board against Wisconsin
• Finished third in both the 1m and 3m dive in dual meet against Tennessee
• Placed third on both the 1m and 3m board against Virginia Tech
• Captured a season-best dive on the 1m board against Virginia Tech, and a season-best on the 3m board against Wisconsin
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• Two-time finalist and seven-time competitor at the USA Diving National Championships
• Four-time USA Diving Region 1 Champion
• Placed ninth in the finals of the USA Diving Synchronized Diving National Championships
• 2018 USA Diving Junior World Trials qualifier
• Competed at the NISCA / Speedo High School All America Diver twice
• 2018 YMCA Diving 3-Meter National Champion
• YMCA Diving 1-Meter National Champion
• Was a two-time AAU Diving 3-Meter National Champion
• AAU Diving 1-Meter National Champion
• Pelham Memorial High School Women’s Swimming and Diving Team Captain
• Five-time qualifier and finalist at New York State Public High School Athletic Association Diving Championships
• Named five times to Women’s High School Swimming and Diving New York State Section 1 All Section and to the Women’s High School Swimming and Diving All Division / All League Team
• Three-time member of the Girls High School Swimming and Diving All-Star First-Team
• Three-time New York State Section 1 Champion
• Holds the all-time New York State Section 1 high score for an 11-dive meet:  533.45 points
• Holds the all-time Pelham Memorial High School high score records for both 11-dive competitions (533.45 points) and 6-dive competitions (284.80)

Personal
• Daughter of Blake Bell and Janice Ingram
• Has one brother, Brett Bell
• Grandfather, Rondal Bell, was a four-year letterman in football and baseball at William Jewell college