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Tristan Gess

Diving
Position
Senior
Class
Lakewood, Colo.
Hometown
Green Mountain
High School

Virginia Career Best
1 meter:
277.20
3 meter: 331.28
Platform: 245.75

2019-20
• NCAA Championships cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Placed 18th in the 1m and 3m dive at the Georgia Tech Diving Invitational
• Recorded a season-best of 269.48 on the 1m board against UNC
• Captured a season-best score of 317.18 on the 3m board against NC State
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19
• Recorded a career-best in the 1m dive against Virginia Tech
• Competed in all three events at the ACC Championships, finishing 21st on the 1m board, 26th on the 3m board and 26th on the platform
• Recorded a career best on the 3m board in an exhibition dive against Pittsburgh (318.45)

2017-18
• Finished 32nd in the 3-meter and 33rd in the 1-meter at the ACC Championships
• Advanced to the consolation finals at the Frank Elm Invitational, finishing second in the 1m board
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• Was a four-year letter winner for both swimming and diving in high school
• Qualified for nationals in diving
• Was a junior and senior zone qualifier
• Served as team captain
• Earned Jeffco All-Conference Team and Colorado first-team All-State
• Named Jeffco All-Conference Diver of the Year in 2017
• Named Colorado All-State Diver of the Year in 2017
• Was a Synchro National Finalist and a four-time state finalist
• Holds the six and 11 dive pool records at Green Mountain

Personal
• Son of John Gess