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JB Kolod
JB  Kolod


Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Fox Chapel




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

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized


Cavaliers Conclude Competition at World University Games

Smith places fourth in women’s 200-meter freestyle


Cavaliers Begin Action at World University Games Friday

Trio of student-athletes, Coach Augie Busch in Gwangju, South Korea, for international meet


Thirteen Cavaliers Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans

Both men’s and women’s programs honored


Virginia Men Finish NCAA Championships

Kolod finishes out Cavalier career

NCAA All-American (4)
3-meter (HM)
2014: 3-meter, Platform (HM)
2013: 3-meter (HM)

All-ACC (4)
1-meter, 3-meter, Platform

Virginia Career Bests
390.83 (UVa record)
3-Meter: 444.75 (UVa record)
Platform: 405.25 (UVa Record)

• Earned honorable mention All-America honors on 3-meter with a 10th-place finish at the NCAA Championships
• Also placed 18th on platform and 24th on 1-meter at NCAAs
• Earned All-ACC honors in all three diving events at the ACC Championships
• Broke the school record on 3-meter (444.75) at NCAAs, platform (405.25) at ACCs and 1-meter (390.83) against Navy
• Placed second on 1-meter and 3-meter at Zones to qualify for NCAAs
• Undefeated on 3-meter in dual meets, also picked up three dual-meet wins on 1-meter
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

• All-American on 3-meter with a seventh-place finish at the NCAA Championships, the highest UVa diving finish ever
• Earned honorable mention All-America honors on platform with a 10th-place fininsh at NCAAs with a career-best score of 389.00
• Also placed 23rd on 1-meter at NCAAs
• Broke the school records on 1-meter (387.95) and 3-meter (433.40) during the season
• Won the 3-meter event at the NCAA Zone A Championships
• Placed fourth on platform at fifth on 1-meter at Zones
• Finished fourth on 1-meter, fifth on 3-meter and ninth on platform at the ACC Championships
• Picked up six dual-meet wins during the year (3x 1-meter, 3x 3-meter)
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Earned bronze at the 2014 USA Diving National Championships in the 3m synchro event
• Also qualified for the semifinals and placed 14th on 3m and 11th on 1m at the national meet

• Posted then-UVa's highest diving NCAA finish with 12th place on 3m at NCAAs, becoming Virginia's second diving All-American
• Placed 21st on platform and 26th on 1m at NCAAs
• Qualified for the U.S. World Championship Trials, finaling on 3m and finishing 10th
• Finished 18th on 1m at the World Championship Trials
• Notched a second-place finish on platform and third-place finishes on 1m and 3m at NCAA Zones to earn NCAA Championship berth
• Set a career-best mark on platform at Zones (382.10)
• Earned all-conference honors with a third-place finish on 3m at ACCs
• Placed fourth on 1m and eighth on platform at conference meet
• Posted career-best and school-record marks on the 1m (375.19) and 3m (434.85) at ACCs
• Made season debut at Georgia Fall Invitational, finishing fourth on 1m, fifth on 3m and ninth on platform
• Swept 1m and 3m boards against both North Carolina and Duke
• Won 3m against Virginia Tech and Wisconsin
• Missed first two months of season due to illness
• Named to the ACC All-Academic squad
• Recognized with the team's David Fafara Diving Award of Excellence and the Coaches' Award at the year-end banquet
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Placed ninth on the 1-meter, 10th on the platform and 13th on the 3-meter at ACCs
• Won the 1-meter against Duke
• Set season-best marks on the 1-meter (354.83) against North Carolina and 3-meter (366.15) against VT
• Qualified for the US Diving National Championships on the 1-meter and 3-meter
• Placed 17th on the 1-meter and 20th on the 3-meter at the US Diving National Championships

High School
• High School All-American
• Runner-up at the Pennsylvania state championships
• School and pool record holder
• Placed fourth on the 3-meter board at the 2010 U.S. Diving Age Group Nationals
• Finished fourth on the 1-meter at the 2011 U.S. Diving East Championships

• Son of Erika and Glenn Kolod
• Has two older sisters, Lauren and Brittny
• Enjoys mountain biking and playing ping pong


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