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Becca Corbett
Becca  Corbett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Sacred Heart Academy

Height:
5-4

Event:
Diving

04/25/2016

13 Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Four student-athletes named for third time

03/09/2016

Three Virginia Divers Qualify for NCAA Championships

Johnson and Towbin punch first tickets to national meet

03/07/2016

Corbett Qualifies for NCAA Championships in 1-meter Diving

Senior diver places fifth to qualify for national meet

12/08/2015

Three Cavaliers Pick Up ACC Weekly Honors

Kaeser, Smith named swimmers of the week, Corbett named diver of the week

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

All-ACC
2016:
3-meter

Virginia Career Bests
1m Diving: 301.42 (UVA record)
3m Diving: 351.70 (UVA Record)
Platform Diving: 265.70 (UVA record)

2015-16
• Became first Virginia women's diver to qualify for two NCAA Championships
• Placed 22nd on 3-meter, 28th on 1-meter and 34th on platform at NCAA Championships
• Won 3-meter at NCAA Zone Diving Championships
• Earned All-ACC honors with third-place finish on 3-meter at ACC Championships
• Also finished eighth on platform and 22nd on 1-meter at ACCs
• Set school record on 3-meter (351.70) at ACCs
• Won 1-meter and 3-meter at UGA Fall Invitational
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014-15

• Became the first Virginia women's diver to qualify for the NCAA Championships after finishing fifth on 1- and 3-meter at the NCAA Zone Championships
• Also finished fourth on platform at Zones
• Set a Virginia record on platform (265.70) at Zones
• Placed 12th on 1-meter and 13th on platform at ACCs
• Won 3-meter against Virginia Tech
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

2013-14
• Set the UVa record on platform with a score of 248.05 at ACCs, good enough for 12th place
• Finished 21st on 3-meter and 27th on a 1-meter at ACCs
• Placed sixth on platform, 14th on 3-meter and 31st on 1-meter at the NCAA Zone A Championships
• Picked up four dual-meet wins (2x 1m, 2x 3m)
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2012-13
• Set the Virginia record on the 1-meter springboards with a score of 301.42 against Navy
• Finished fifth on the platform, seventh on the 1m and 23rd on the 3m at NCAA Zones
• Placed eighth on the 3m boards and 10th on the platform at ACCs
• Also finished 17th on the 1m boards at ACCs
• Picked up four dual-meet wins (3x 1-meter, 1x 3-meter)

Background
• Won the Kentucky state championship in 2012
• Finished third at state meet three times (2009-11)
• Three-time All-American
• Finished ninth on the platform at the 2011 Junior National Diving Championships
• Also placed 23rd on the 3-meter and 32nd on the 1-meter at Junior Nationals
• Won the 1-meter event and took second in the 3-meter event at the 2011 USA Diving Summer Junior Region 3 Championships
• Named Sacred Heart Academy's Athlete of the Year in 2012
• Member of the National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society

Personal
• Daughter of Susan and Mark Corbett
• Has a sister, Mary Beth, who dove at Stanford
• Has a brother, Daniel, who plays basketball at Johns Hopkins
• Coached by Mike Zender at Cardinal Dive Club
• Dove under Jim Luebbe at Sacred Heart Academy

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