Relay dominance, school record on display on final day
Richey, Lierley record consecutive 400 IM records for the Panthers
Ritter headlines multiple NCAA B cut times and school records
Dom Giordano upends 17 year-old pool record in 3M dives
2015-16: Placed sixth in 3M and competed in 1M at Virginia Tech/Notre Dame…Recorded a 272.78 in the 1M and 261.60 in the 3M at Bucknell...Runner-up in the 3M (263.78) and third in the 1M (265.13) against Georgia Tech... Placed third in the 1M (322.13) and 3M (328.65) vs Duke.
2014-15: In the season opener against Duke, placed second on 3M and third on 1M ... Was third on 3M and fourth on 1M at Georgia Tech/Georgia Southern ... Against West Virginia, won 1M and placed third in 3M ... Took second in both 1M and 3M at Denison ... Finished third in both 1M and 3M at the Senior Recognition Meet ... Competed at the ACC Championships in all three dives, scoring points by finishing 23rd in 3M ... At the ECAC Championships, placed second on 1M and fourth on 3M ... Made two finals at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships, taking 12th in platform (399.45) and 13th in 3M (501.05).
2013-14: Placed first in the 3M diving against St. Bonaventure…Finished second on the 1M and 3M boards against Bucknell… At the Pitt Invite, she finished fourth on the 1M board and made finals on the 3M board…Placed first on the 3M board against WVU (252.67)…Finished first on the 1M board against Villanova…At the Western Pa. Invite, she finished first on the 1M(278.20)… Against Virginia, she finished third on both the 1M and 3M boards…Competed at the ACC Championship where she finished in the top 24 on 1M (260.20) and finished sixteenth on 3M (294.90)…Competed in the NCAA Zone A qualifying meet where she finished thirteenth overall on the 1M (471.45)…Broke the school record for platform diving at ACC’s.
HIGH SCHOOL: Placed third at the 2012 PIAA State Championship...finished second in both the 2012 PIAA State District I Championship and the Suburban One League Continental Conference Championship...earned 16th place in 1M at the 2012 USA Diving Age Group National Championship...2012-2013 Central Bucks West Swimming/Diving Team Co-Captain...selected for the 2012 Suburban One League Continental All League Selection Girls Diving 1st Team and the 2012 Pennsylvania High School All-State AAA Diving Team...2012 NISCA All America Interscholastic Diving Team...earned fourth place at 2011 PIAA State Championship... third place winner at 2011 Suburban One League Continental Conference Championship...selected for the 2011 Suburban One League Continental All League Selection Girls Diving 1st Team and the 2011 Pennsylvania High School All-State AAA Diving Team...2011 AAU All American 1M and 3M...finished 18th at the 2010 PIAA State Championship...placed fifth at 2010 PIAA District I Championship...captured fourth place at 2010 Surbaban One League Continental Conference Championship.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Ray and Karen Saunders...has a younger sister, Juli...traveled to China and climbed the Great Wall...started gymnastics at age seven and competed four years, finishing at level seven...is currently undecided on field of study.
Pitt Swim & Dive Teams Dominate on Senior Day
Giordano, Sharp Sweep vs. Carnegie Mellon, Clarion
Swim and Dive Caps Regular Season at Home
Sharp Tabbed ACC Diver of the Week
Pitt Swimming and Diving Sweeps Denison
Swimming and Diving Continues Action vs. Denison