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Kirsten Parkinson
Kirsten  Parkinson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Stamford, Conn.

High School:
Convent of the Sacred Heart

Event:
Diving


06/22/2016

Twelve Cavaliers Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans

Women’s Program honored as Scholar All-America Team

Virginia Career Bests
1-meter:
281.65 
3-meter:
286.35 
Platform:
180.20

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)

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