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Angela Nelson Athlete Profile

Angela Nelson

Angela Nelson
Position: Diving Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2004-2008 Hometown: San Antonio, TX Last School: Reagan High School


Parents are Robert and Myrna ... financial management major ... father ran track at BYU ... graduated Cum Laude.

Before BYU

Four-year letterwinner in diving ... placed fifth on the 3-meter and seventh on the 1-meter at the Junior Olympic Winter Nationals.

2004-2005 | Freshman Year

First-team All-MWC in the 1-meter springboard second-team All-MWC in the 3-meter springboard competed in every meet with the Cougars recorded seven individual victories on the season.

2005-2006 | Sophomore Year

Competed in all nine of the regular-season meets and represented BYU at the Zone E Diving Championships, placing 21st and 20th in the 1-meter and 3-meter diving competitions, respectively reached a season-high 1-meter score of 272.99 against New Mexico reached a season-high 3-meter score of 294.53 against Utah placed in the top-three 10 times during the season earned second-team All-MWC honors for her performance in the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform diving competitions.

2006-2007 | Junior Year

Took ninth in the 3-meter (534.15) and 11th in the 1-meter (491.85) at the NCAA Zone E Diving Regionals helped BYU win the MWC Championship while placing second in the 1-meter (285.30), 3-meter (304.90) and platform competitions (227.95) All-MWC in the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform dives set season-high scores in both dives while winning the 3-meter (332.40) and placing second in the 1-meter (273.68) at Utah won the 3-meter against Wyoming (301.88) and CSU (277.57) placed third overall in the 3-meter (278.15) at the Hawaii Diving Invitational recorded three first-place finishes and 10 top-three finishes during regular season competition.

2007-2008 | Medical Redshirt Year

Medical redshirt was given after competing in the first three events of the season.