Pitt's men and women combine to win 26 of the 32 events on the day.
2014-15: In the season opener against Duke, won the 1M dive and placed second on 3M ... Won both 1M and 3M dives at Georgia Tech/Georgia Southern ... Finished second on both 1M and 3M against both St. Bonaventure and Bucknell ... Swept the Pitt Invite, winning 1M, 3M and Platform all in commanding fashion ... Placed third in both 1M and 3M dives against West Virginia ... At Denison, placed second in 3M dive and third in 1M ... Finished runner-up in 1M and third in 3M at Senior Recognition Meet ... Competed in all three dives at the ACC CHampionships, including an 11th place finish on platform.
2013-14: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... At the NCAA Zone A qualifying meet, he made the finals and finished ninth on the 1 meter board and fifth on the Platform...Qualified for the ACC Championship meet where he competed on the 1 meter, 3 meter boards as well as the Platform...Finished second on 1M board in a dual meet against Virginia, posting a season-best score (336.45)...Earned a first place finish on the 3M board against Denison...Finished first in the platform diving at the Pitt Invitational and third on the 1M board.
High School: 2012 NCHSAA 4A Tri-Nine Conference and Regional Champion...placed second in the NCHSAA 4A state meet...most valuable diver at Athens Drive High School in 2011 and 2012...participated in the 2012 Junior National Diving Championships, 2012 USA Diving Summer Junior Zone B Championships and 2012 USA Diving Summer Junior Region 3 Championships...finished third in the 1M and 3M dive at the USA Diving Summer Junior Region 3 Championships...was in the top 5% of his graduating class and an AP Honors Scholar.
Personal: Born December 28, 1994...son of Len and Cyndi Galante...has an older sister, Marina who is a gymnast at West Virginia...majoring in engineering.