Tawni Jones Athlete Profile

Tawni Jones

Tawni Jones
Position: Diving Height: 5-4 Roster Years: 2006-2010 Hometown: Mesa, AZ Last School: Mountain View High School



All-America

  • 2007 CSCAA Second Team 3-meter board

Personal

Parents are David and Lisa ... school health education major.

Before BYU

Four-year letterwinner at Mountain View High School in Mesa, Ariz.... Arizona state champion in 2003 and 2005 ... MVHS 2006 Female Athlete of the Year ... 2006 U.S. Open 3-meter finalist ... 2006 Zone D senior champion for 1- and 3-meter dives... took sixth place on the 1- and 3-meter at the 2006 Speedo Junior National Diving Championship ... lettered three times in cheerleading, winning state her senior year.



2006-2007 | Freshman Year

Placed 27th in the 3-meter dive (292.90) and 36th in the 1-meter dive (250.55) at the NCAA Championships ... at the Zone E Diving Regionals she placed third in the 3-meter (601.60) and eighth in the 1-meter (504.50) ... helped the Cougars win the MWC Championship and was All-MWC in the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform events ... placed third in the 3-meter (304.15), fourth in the 1-meter (281.95) and fourth in the platform (209.35) at the MWCC ... had her best dual meet of the year at SDSU where she placed first in both the 1-meter (305.55) and 3-meter (303.75) dives ... placed second in both the 1-meter (276.85) and platform dives (198.00) and 10th in the 3-meter (229.15) at the Hawaii Diving Invitational recorded six first-place finishes and eight top-three finishes during the regular season.

2007-2008 | Sophomore Year

Received All-American honors from the 3-meter board as she earned a score of 307.35 at the NCAA Championships ... named Mountain West Conference Diver of the Year ... was awarded first place in both the 1- and 3-meter boards at the MWC Championships with scores of 279.85 and 323.65, respectively ... named to the All-MWC Team for her efforts in all three diving events ... recorded a season-best score in the 3-meter against SDSU with a mark of 327.30 ... tallied her best score of the season from the 1-meter board (301.05) against CSU ... her highest score of the season from the platform came at the MWCC as she was awarded a mark of 212.00.

2008-2009 | Junior Year

Competed in seven of nine dual meets on the season ... placed sixth on the 3-meter board at NCAA Zone E diving championships with a preliminary score of 280.10 and a total score of 559.15 ... finished sixth on the 1-meter board at NCAA Zone E diving championships with a preliminary score of 252.20 and a final score of 502.85 ... named to the All-Mountain West Conference team for her performance on the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform at MWC Championships ... finished fourth on the 3-meter board at MWCC with a final score of 291.50 ... finished third on the 1-meter board at MWCC with a final score of 283.10 ... finished third on the platform at MWCC with a final score of 224.10 ... tallied a fourth-place finish on the 1-meter board against No. 2 Stanford with a score of 278.7 and sixth on the 3-meter board (284.025) ... finished second on the 3-meter board against Utah with a score of 279.83 ... tallied a second-place finish on the 1-meter board (297.98) and won the 3-meter competition (312.90) against Air Force ... flipped her way to a first-place title on the 1-meter board with a point total of 270.75 at the Anteater Shootout ... placed second on the 3-meter board with a score of 252.30 at the Anteater Shootout ... won the diving events at the Anteater Shootout winning the 1-meter with a score of 265.20 and the 3-meter board with a score of 268.90 ... named Mountain West Conference Diver of the Week on Nov. 4, 2008 for her performance at the TCU and UNM/NAU meets ... placed first on the 1-meter board against New Mexico and NAU with a score of 299.80 ... won both the 1-meter and 3-meter competitions in the first conference meet of the season against TCU, scoring 278.85 and 297.90, respectively.

2009-2010 | Senior Year

Earned four points for her 13th-place finish on the 1-meter board at the NCAA Championships to give the Cougars a final No. 44 ranking ... placed 26th on the 3-meter board at NCAA Championships with 293.80 points ... took the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard titles at Mountain West Conference Championships ... named MWC Diver of the Year tallied 14 first-place finishes and six MWC Diver of the Week honors, Jones led her Cougars to the fourth MWC title in four years ... named All-MWC and Academic All-MWC ... tallied a season-high 330.65 on the 1-meter board in the finals at MWC Championships ... earned a season-high 359.50 in the finals of the 3-meter competition ... placed third on the platform with a score of 238.35, a season-high, achieved in the prelims.