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John Collier
John Collier


Ft. Thomas, Ky.

High School:
Summit Country Day HS

Last College:
University of Kentucky

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 115




Personal Bests
1-meter - 362.20
3-meter - 273.65

2002-03 Season: Redshirted for the season after transferring from the University of Kentucky...

2001-02 Season: Attended University of Kentucky... Dived for head swimming coach Mike Lyden... Competed in both the 1- and 3-meter events at the 2002 NCAA Zone B Championships... Competed in the all three diving events at 2002 SEC Championships... Placed eighth in the 1-meter at the Indiana University Diving Invitational... Was 11th in the 3-meter and 12th in the 1-meter at the SEC East Challenge... In dual meet action, placed fifth in the 3-meter versus South Carolina... Finished fifth in both the 1- and 3-meter against Florida... Was third in the 1-meter against Louisville... Finished third in the 1-meter and sixth in the 3-meter against Indiana...

National & International Competition - Eight-time gold medalist in international competition including the 1997 IndoPacific games in South Africa...

Prep: Three-year letterwinner in diving at Summit Country Day School in Ft. Thomas, Ky.... Was state runner-up as a senior... Team captain his senior year... Competed for the Cincinnati (Ohio) Stingrays club team... Was ninth at Senior Nationals on the 1-meter...

Personal: Born John Collier on Mar. 7, 1983, in Cincinnati, Ohio... Son of Robert and Linda Collier... Has a younger sister, Crystin... Majoring in marketing.