| Mary Yarrison
2007 U.S. Spring National Champion - 1-meter diving
Honorable Mention All-American
2007 World University Games bronze medalist - 1-meter
ESPN The Magazine Second Team Academic All-American
2006 U.S. National Champion ... 2004 Olympic Trials participant ... NCAA All-American Honorable Mention in the platform and one- and three-meter events as a freshman ... transfer from the University of Arizona ... named Co-Pac-10 Newcomer Diver of the Year as a freshman.
AS A JUNIOR (2006-07)
Earned All-America honors by placing seventh in the three-meter event (339.30) at the NCAA Championship
Added an honorable mention All-America selection by winning the consolation final and placing ninth overall in the one-meter event (351.00)
Placed 19th on the platform (224.05) at the NCAA Championship
Took second in the one-meter event (588.15) and the three-meter event (645.65) at the NCAA Zone "D" Diving Meet
Swept the springboard events at the Big 12 Championship by scoring 330.20 in the one-meter event and 336.90 in the three-meter event
Won the one-meter diving event in five of seven dual meets; posted wins against Nebraska (278.25), Texas A&M (306.22), Auburn (297.37), Georgia (299.40) and Arizona and SMU (301.85)
Captured the three-meter diving event in six of seven dual meets; posted wins against Nebraska (322.65), Stanford (313.80), Texas A&M (340.35), Indiana (332.10), Auburn (321.89), Georgia (327.67) and Arizona and SMU (331.30)
AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2005-06)
Competed in three events at the NCAA Championships, placing 18th in the platform dive (215.30), 19th in the 3-meter dive (286.90) and 20th in the 1-meter dive (263.70)
Earned a title in the 3-meter dive (337.50) and finished second in the 1-meter dive (271.45) at the Big 12 Championships
Co-Diver of the Big 12 meet alongside UT's Kathryn Kelly Prior to Texas
Utilized a medical redshirt as a sophomore due to a shoulder separation.
Named Co-Pac-10 Newcomer Diver of the Year
All-American Honorable Mention in the platform and three-meter events
At the 2004 NCAA Championships, finished 10th on the 10-meter platform, 14th in the 3-meter competition and 32nd on the 1-meter
At the 2004 Pac-10 Championships, placed second in the 1-meter finals (289.20) and third in both the 3-meter (480.55) and platform finals (377.30)
2006 U.S. National Champion in the three-meter synchronized event; also placed fifth in the three meter and eighth on the one meter
Took fourth in the one-meter event and sixth in the three-meter event at the 2006 U.S. Open
Competed at the 2004 Olympic Trials in St. Louis, Mo.
Member of the U.S. Diving Junior National Team from 2000-03
Gold medalist in both the 1-meter and the 3-meter events in the 16-18 age group at the 2003 Junior Pan American Diving Championships in Brazil.
Was fifth in the synchronized 3-meter, 10th in the 1-meter and 12th in the 3-meter at the Junior World Championships
Part of a U.S. squad that won the World Youth Meet in Waldkraiburg, Germany
Finished first in the 1-meter, second in 3-meter synchronized diving and third in the 3-meter at that meet
Was eighth in the 3-meter at the Junior World Championships that year
Four-year letterwinner in diving for coach Katie Juhn at Robert E. Lee High School in Springfield, Va.
Also lettered all four years swimming freestyle and butterfly ... Four-time team Most Valuable Athlete
Four-year Washington Post All-Metropolitan Team honoree
Named first team All-Liberty District, All-Northern Virginia and All-Virginia each of her four seasons
Three-time NISCA All-American
Four-time Virginia state champion on the 1-meter ... 2003 All-Metropolitan Performer of the Year
2003 Fairfax County Sportswoman of the Year
Set a state and school record as a senior with an 11-dive score of 486.50 on the 1-meter
National Merit semifinalist
Competed for the Montgomery Dive Club out of Rockville, Md.
Junior National champion on the platform in 2001 and on the 1-meter in 2001, 2002 and 2003
2000 East National champion in the 3-meter
Second in 3-meter synchronized diving at 2003 American Cup
Club placed second at the 2006 U.S. Nationals
Born Mary Grace Yarrison on Sept. 17, 1985, in Fairfax, Va. ... daughter of James and Betsy Yarrison ... has one older brother, Jim, and a younger sister, Emily ... is pursuing a dual degree in English and government ... a 2007 Academic All-Big 12 first-team selection ... member of the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2006, Fall 2006, Spring 2007).