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Rebecca Taylor
Rebecca Taylor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Antonio, TX

High School:
O'Connor HS

Height:
5-4

Event:
Diving

10/03/2013

SWM: The Diving Program Has Come A Long Way

SWM: The Diving Program Has Come A Long Way

2012-13
One-Meter:
• Third-highest score of the 2012-2013 season with a 264.40 at UIW Invitational
• Finished fourth at Sun Belt Conference Championships 264.10
• Qualified for the NCAA Zone D meet, finished 40th overall.
Three-Meter:
• Three top finishes in dual meets against UALR, Tulane, and Rice
• Season-best score of 298.88 against TCU
• Sun Belt Conference Championship finalist and 4th place overall with a score of 283.10
• NCAA Zone D qualifier and finalist, finished 15th overall.
Platform:
• Posted a season-best at the University of Incarnate Word Invitational (198.05).

2011-12
• Qualified for the NCAA Zone Diving Meet on both boards
• Was one of two North Texas divers to compete on the platform dive, a program first.
One-Meter:
• Finished fourth at the SBC Championships with a 237.40.
Three-Meter:
• Set a school record at the SBC Championships with a 304.45 during preliminaries • Scored a 257.90 during the finals, taking home fourth place.
Platform:
• Set the school record on 12/17 with a score of 202.60.
Academics:
• Named to the Athletic Director's List.

2010-11
One-Meter
Finished sixth at the Sun Belt Championships with a 251.40 score
• Was the team's fourth-leading performer, but all three performers above her competed in the NCAA Zone Meet.
Three-Meter:
• Finished sixth at the Sun Belt Championships with a 240.25 score
• Was the fourth-leading performer with a 257.62 (12/18), but all three performers above her competed in the NCAA Zone Meet

High School
• Coached by Bill Thomas and Tommy Law at O'Connor High School
• Holds the O'Connor record for both one-meter and three-meter diving
• Named District 28-5A Diver of the Year and Athlete of the Year as a senior
• Earned second team all-state in the 50 freestyle and Honorable Mention All-State in diving and the 200 IM
• Named Class 4A Region I Diver of the Year and District 3-4A Diver of the Year and Athlete of the Year at Pampa High • School in 2008
• Garnered District 3-4A Diver of the Year in 2007
• Named Area Swimmer and Diver of the Year in 2007 and 2008 by the Amarillo Globe News
• Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society in high school

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