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Rafael Quintero
Position: Diving
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 156
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
High School: University HS

- All-American in the platform (2013, 2014, 2015)

- All-American in the 1-meter (2014, 2015)

- Honorable mention All-American in the 3-meter (2013, 2014)

- Named Pac-12 Men's Diving Newcomer of the Year

- Pac-12 champion in the platform (2013)

2014-15: Received All-America accolades in the 1-meter and platform…At NCAA Championships, he finished fourth in the platform (471.30), eighth in the 1-meter (347.70) and 18th in the prelims of the 3-meter (370.70)…Took first in the platform at NCAA Zones with 858.00, second in the 3-meter with 831.85 and second in the 1-meter with 781.40…At Pac-12 Championships, he placed second in the 1-meter and platform with 444.60 and 403.50, respectively and third in the 3-meter with 447.05…Finished fourth in the platform (1234.60) at USA Diving Winter Nationals…At the Wildcat Diving Invitational, he took first in the 1-meter and second in the 3-meter…Had five first-place finishes in both the 1-meter and 3-meter throughout the season and two in the platform.

2013-14: Earned All-America honors in both the platform and 1-meter events after finishing in second-place and sixth-place, respectively…Also earned honorable mention All-America nods in the 3-meter after placing 10th…Was named Pac-12 Diver of the Month for November and January…Punched his second straight ticket to the NCAA Championships after placing second in the 1-meter at NCAA Zones…Won the platform event at the Wildcat Diving Invite for the second straight season.

2012-13: Won the Pac-12 Championship in the platform..,Won both the 1m dive and 3m dive versus Cal…First place finishes in both 1m and 3m dive versus UNLV and Denver…First place finish in 3m dive versus USC…Won the platform at the Arizona Diving Invite...Placed 3rd in the 1m at Arizona Diving Invite…First-place finish in the platform dive, first place in 3m, and won the 1m dive at Bruin Diving Invitational...Third place in the 1m, fifth place finish in the 3m, second place finish in platform diving at Zone E Diving Championships…Finished sixth in platform diving competition at NCAAs…Finished second in the 3m and seventh in the 1m at Pac-12s...Named Pac-12 Men’s Diving Newcomer of the Year.

Prep: Competitor in 1m Springboard, 3m Springboard, and 10m Platform dives...2011 U.S. Junior National Champion in 2011...Competed in 2012 Central American Games...

Personal: Born on July 24, 1994... Son of Rafael and Nerva...Has a younger sister, Andrea...Majoring in Engineering.