Matt Denkers
Diving #0
Ht
6'
0"
Class
Senior
Hometown
Fishers, 
Indiana
Last School
Fishers High School
Roster Years
2015-2018


Before BYU:

  • Prepped at Fisher High School 
  • Placed sixth at state his senior year

Personal:

  • Born in Indianpolis, Indiana
  • Son of Steve and Tonya Denkers
  • Has three siblings
  • Served in the New Zealand Auckland mission
  • Majoring in information systmes
  • Married wife Alexa in 2017

Mission

  • Auckland , New Zealand
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year 2015-2016

  • Recorded a second-place finish in the three-meter dive (326.10) at the Colorado Mesa Invite
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the one-meter dive (341.25) and a second-place finish in the three-meter dive (320.75) against Colorado Mesa
  • Recorded a third-place finish in the three-meter dive (324.00) at the Wildcat Diving Invite
  • Recorded a second-place finish in the one-meter dive (317.20) and a third-place finish in the three-meter dive (313.10) against Grand Canyon
  • Recorded a third-place finish in the one-meter dive (331.85) at the MPSF Championships
  • Named First-Team All-MPSF on 1-meter and named Second-Team All-MPSF on platform
Junior Year 2016-2017

Acheivements:

  • 2 NCAA zone cuts at Georgia Tech Invite: 1M- scored 307.60 and placed 7th overall, 3M- scored a total of 322.05 points and placed 6th
  • Placed third in the Platform at the MPSF Championships (318.35)
  • Placed second in the 3-meter at the MPSF Championships (393.40)
  • Qualified and participated in the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships- placed 10th in the 1-meter (621.45 combined score) and Platform (554.35)
  • All-Academic MPSF Scholar-Athlete 
  • Named to the All-MPSF First Team in the 3-meter and Platform
  • Named to the All-MPSF Second Team in the 1-meter
  • Ranked second in BYU All-Time Bests for the 3-meter (393.40)
  • Ranked fifth in BYU All-Time Bests for Platform (318.35)

Personal Best(s):

1 Meter, 6 Dives

  • 328.45
  • 326.95
  • 320.00

3 Meter, 6 Dives

  • 393.40
  • 367.50
  • 330.40

Platform, 5 Dives

318.35

Senior Year 2017-2018

  • Recorded first-place on the 1-meter (326.85) and second-place on the 3-meter (328.05) and platform (300.70) at the Wyoming Invite
  • Recorded second-place on the 1-meter (333.50) at the MPSF Championships
  • Recorded second-place on the 1-meter (319.35) and 3-meter (298.05) at the Intermountain Shootout
  • Recorded third-place on the 1-meter (308.48) and 3-meter (320.55) against Grand Canyon
  • Recorded third-place on the 1-meter (281.60) against Utah
  • Qualified for the Zone E Championships on the 1-meter (319.35, Intermountain Shootout), 3-meter (320.55, Grand Canyon) and platform (300.70, Wyoming Invite)
  • Named All-MPSF First Team on the 1-meter
  • Named All-MPSF Second Team on the 3-meter and platform
  • Named Academic All-MPSF
  • Awarded the Kimball Memorial Award for the BYU student athlete with the highest cumulative GPA
  • Named a team captain

Season Bests:

1-meter

  • 333.50 Second Place (MPSF)
  • 326.85 First Place (Wyoming Invite)
  • 320.03 (Utah)

3-meter

  • 333.30 (MPSF)
  • 329.95 (Zone E Championships)
  • 328.95 Second Place (Wyoming Invite)

Platform

  • 300.70 Second Place, Zone Qualifying (Wyoming Invite)
  • 291.90 (MPSF)
  • 290.25 (Zone E Championships)

 

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year