Chris Colwill
blank Chris Colwill
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brandon, Fla.

High School:
Tampa Prep

Event:
Diving

2005-2006--Named the recipient of the B.W. "Bump" Gabrielsen Endowed Scholarship.

2004-2005--Placed second on the 1-meter springboard (387.45), second on the 3-meter springboard (631.15) and seventh on the platform dive (484.00) at the NCAA Championships, earning three All-America citations...SEC champion in both the 1-meter (378.90) and 3-meter (627.30) springboard events and was runner-up on the platform (581.65)...became Georgia's first SEC champion and double winner since 1967...first 3-meter SEC champion for current diving coach Dan Laak...named the SEC Diver of the Year and the Knoxville News Diver of the Year...won the 3-meter event at the NCAA Zone B championships and finished second on the platform and the 1-meter events...undefeated on the springboards during dual competition...placed sixth on the 1-meter springboard at the World Championships...was fifth on the 1-meter, eighth on the 10-meter and 11th on the 3-meter synchronized at the World University Games...was eighth on 3-meter at the Canada Cup and 11th on 3-meter synchro...was ninth on the 3-meter synchro at the Fort Lauderdale Grand Prix...Team-- 3rd at SECs, 10th at NCAAs.

2003-2004--Earned All-America honors in two events in his NCAA Championship debut...finished fifth on the 1-meter with an overall score of 360.45 and placed sixth on the 3-meter with a score of 597.70...earned a 10th-place finish on the platform (473.30) to stand as the only freshman to finish in the top 10 in all three diving events at NCAAs...won the 1-meter springbaord event with 584.10 at the NCAA Zone B Championships...finished fourth on the 3-meter and fourth on the platform (537.30) at Zones...named the SEC Co-Diver of the Year...tallied 3-meter score of 569.85 to finish fourth at the SEC Championships...placed fifth on the platform (472.45) and took 9th on the 1-meter (289.25)...participated in the 2004 Olympic Trials and claimed first national title by winning the 1-meter event at the 2004 Speedo National Diving Championships...Team-- 10th at NCAAs, 3rd at SECs.

High School--Tampa Prep...member of the U.S. Senior National Team and was the U.S. Diving Junior National Champion on the 1-meter in 2002...earned bronze medals at both the Junior World Championships (1-meter) and the U.S. Diving Junior National Championships (platform)...took fourth on the 1-meter event and placed ninth on the 3-meter at the 2002 U.S. Diving National Championships... member of the U.S. Diving Junior National Team...two-time National High School Champion as well as a three-time Florida State High School champion...an eight-time Junior National Champion and earned four medals at the Junior Pan-Am Games (one gold, one silver, two bronze) in Mexico City in 2001...brought home one gold and two bronze medals from the 2002 Junior World Championship competition...finished ninth on 3-meter at the 2003 World Championship Trials at Gabrielsen Natatorium in Athens, Ga...took fifth on 1-meter at the U.S. Senior Diving Championships...trained under Joe Greenwell at Jetstream Diving.

Personal--Born September 11, 1984...son of Charles and Debra Colwill. Major--Sport Studies.

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