Aaron Russell Athlete Profile

Aaron Russell

Aaron Russell
Position: Diving Height: 5-10 Weight: 180 Roster Years: 1999-2003 Hometown: Provo, UT Last School: Timpview High School



All-America

  • 2000 CSCAA Second Team 1-meter board
  • 2001 CSCAA Second Team 1-meter board
  • 2003 CSCAA First Team 1-meter board
  • 2003 CSCAA Second Team 3-meter board


Academic All-America

  • 2003 CoSida Third Team 

Personal

Attending graduate school in Portuguese - received BA in Portuguese - born 8/14/78 - parents are Keith and Marsha - high school All-American three years at Timpview High School.

At BYU

1999-2000: Took 3M event at BYU Invitational - took 3M event at SLAP Holiday Invitational - won 1M event at MWC Championships - named MWC Diver of the Week, won 3M event at the Zone E NCAA Qualifying Meet - qualified for NCAA's on both the 1M and 3M - finished 14th on 1M at NCAA's to earn All-America honors - Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors - Academic All-American Team - 2000-2001: Cougar Club Scholar Athlete - finished 13th on the one-meter springboard at the NCAA Championships - earning second team All-America honors - MWC champion in the three-meter event with a conference-record score of 560.0 while being runner-up on the one-meter board and third in the platform event - won eight individual

Before BYU

Placed ninth at senior Nationals after serving LDS mission to Lisbon, Portugal (1997-99) - four time state champion - placed fifth at the Junior National Championships in 1996.



1999-2000 | Freshman Year

Took 3M event at BYU Invitational - took 3M event at SLAP Holiday Invitational - won 1M event at MWC Championships - named MWC Diver of the Week, won 3M event at the Zone E NCAA Qualifying Meet - qualified for NCAA's on both the 1M and 3M - finished 14th on 1M at NCAA's to earn All-America honors - Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors - Academic All-American Team

2000-2001 | Sophomore Year

Cougar Club Scholar Athlete - finished 13th on the 1M springboard at the NCAA Championships - earning second team All-America honors - MWC champion in the 3M event with a conference-record score of 560.0 while being runner-up on the 1M board and third in the platform event - won eight individual

2001-2002 | Junior Year

Cougar Club Scholar Athlete...Academic All-MWC Team... won eight individual events during the regular season...won the 3-meter event at eh USC Invite...Won the platform event at the BYU Invite...placed third in the platform at the MWC Championships...First-team All-MWC in the 1-meter, 3-meter, and platform events... Finished 7th at the Senior National Championships - Second team All-American - Academic All-Mountain West Conference... Named MWC Diver of the Week Jan. 17

2002-2003 | Senior Year

First-team All-American in the 1-M ... Placed 4th at the NCAA Championships in the 1-M ... Second-team All-American in the 3-M ... MWC Champion in the 1-M, 3-M and platform ... First-team All-MWC in the 1-M. 3-M and platform ... Winner of the Cougar Club's Ed Stein Award ... Went undefeated in dual meet competition in the 3-M ... Recorded 11 individual wins and 12 top-two finishes on the season