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Claire Febvay Biography
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: November 08, 2004
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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10-meter - 505 points

2003-04 Season: Redshirted in preparation for the 2004 Olympic Games.

2002-03 Season: 2003 Verizon Academic All-America At-Large third team selection... Verizon Academic All-District VIII At-Large first team choice... First team Academic All-Pac-10... At 2003 NCAA Championships, was sixth on the 10-meter platform with a score of 420.20, earning All-America honors... Was also 22nd on the 3-meter (455.70) and 28th on the 1-meter (239.90)... At the NCAA Zone E Championships, was second on the 10-meter (428.75 points) and 14th on the 1-meter (452.80 points)... At 2003 Pac-10 Championships, was fifth on the platform (427.35), sixth on the 3-meter (482.50) and sixth on the 1-meter (272.25)... Won 10 out of a possible 11 diving events during competition at home in the 2002-03 season... Mary Roby Academic Achievement Award winner...

2001-02 Season: First team Academic All-Pac-10 selection... Two-time honorable mention All-American with a 15th-place finishes on both the 1-meter (255 points) and 10-meter (363.35 points) at the 2002 NCAA Championships... At 2002 Pac-10 Championships, finished fourth in all three events, scoring 263.45 in the 1-meter, 495.75 in the 3-meter and 363.35 in the 10-meter... Won both the 1-meter (271.88) and 3-meter (264.53) events against California... At the Arizona Diving Invitational, was first in both the 1- and 10-meter events by scoring 264.30 and 281.85, respectively... Also finished second in the 3-meter (495.90) at that meet.

2000-01 Season: Broke a school record by scoring 341.15 points on the 3-meter against Arizona State... At the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships, placed sixth on the platform (378.55), eighth on the 3-meter (447.35) and 12th on the 1-meter (244.00)... At the 2001 Pac-10 Championships, finished third on the platform (441.45) and sixth on the 1-meter (269.00).

National & International Competition - 2003: Finished seventh on the platform at the World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, qualifying for the 2004 Olympic Games... That was the highest finish ever for a French diver... French national champion in both the 3-meter and the platform... 2001: French national champion on the 10-meter platform... 2000: At the Sydney Olympic Games, placed 35th in the preliminaries on the 10-meter platform with score of 222.81... At the French Junior Nationals, was the runner-up on the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard in the 16-18-year-old age group... 1999: Finished second on the 10-meter platform at the French Senior Nationals... 1998: At the French Senior Nationals, won the 3-meter springboard... 1997: At the French Junior Nationals, was the champion in both the 3-meter and 10-meter in the 14-15-year-old age group.

Prep: Attended St. Joseph High School in France and Laguna Hills (Calif.) High School... An honor roll student as a junior and senior... Received the Florence Gould Grant Summer Award.

Personal: Born Claire Florence Febvay on July 16, 1982, in Oullins, France... Daughter of Franois Febvay and Edythe Smith... Has two younger sisters, Valarie and Catherine, and one younger brother, Nicolas... Majoring in psychology with minors in Spanish and business.

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