YEAR-BY-YEAR (2001): At the Spring Senior Nationals, placed 6th in the one meter springboard, and 7th at the Summer Senior Nationals on the three meter... 2000: At the Summer Senior Nationals, placed 13th in the one meter springboard and sixth in the three meter springboard... Finished ninth on the three meter springboard at the NCAA Championships... 1999: Came in eighth in the one meter springboard at the NCAA meet... At the Big XII Conference Championships, won the one meter springboard, placed third on the three meter springboard, and finished fourth on the 10 meter platform... 1998: Came in third in the synchronized three meter springboard at the Spring Senior Nationals... Placed 16th on the 10 meter platform at the NCAA Nationals... At the Big XII Conference Championships, came in third on the three meter springboard... 1994: Won the one meter springboard and placed third on the three meter platform at the Junior Nationals... 1993: Came in third on the 10 meter platform at the Junior Nationals... University of Texas JUNIOR (1999-2000): Earned three letters in diving for the Longhorns under coach Matt Scoggin... NCAA All-America... Three-time NCAA honorable mention All-America honoree.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters in diving for coach Jim Southerland at Bellevue Christian School in Bellevue, Wash... Won the 1m springboard in 1996 and 1997 at the Washington State High School Championships.
PERSONAL: Kelley Lynn Persinger... Born 07/01/79 in Portland, Ore... Daughter of Larry and Lynn Persinger... Father graduated from Georgia Tech University and mother graduated from University of Central Florida... Plans to major in family studies at the UA... Earned one varsity letter in cheerleading... Hobbies include photography, cooking and reading.