Hannah Prigge qualified for Nationals in both the 1-meter dive and platform event at the Senior Zone USA Diving National Preliminaries.
Junior diver Hannah Prigge was named an Honorable Mention All-American on the Platform.
Diver Hannah Prigge will compete in the 3-meter dive at the NCAA national Championship meet today.
Fresno State will send one diver and one swimmer to the NCAA Championship meet this week.
Junior diver Hannah Prigge qualified for her first NCAA National Championship meet.
Last Updated: May 24, 2013
Fresno State: (2012-13)In her third season as a Bulldog, Prigge continued to rise as a diving star ... Prigge was named an NCAA Honorable Mention All-American in Platform for her performances at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship in Indianapolis, Ind. ... this was her first appearance at NCAAs and competing in the preliminary and final round ... Prigge competed at the NCAA Zones for her third consecutive season which set her up for the NCAA meet ... she placed second in the platform at the MW Championship with her season high score of 257.13 ... was named to the 2013 Spring Academic All-Mountain West team ... Prigge also broke the 3-meter school record with a 324.60 at the final home meet against UC Davis ... she also had a career best score in the 1-meter dive with a 292.80 ... Prigge was also a nominee for the Fresno State Bulldog of the Year ... Prigge was named the MVP Diver for the 2012-13 season by her teammate.
Fresno State: 2011-12 (Sophomore): Earned her first WAC Championship title for her strong performance on the platform dive ... received a score of 285.15 at the WAC Championships earning her the number one spot ... broke the 3-meter dive school record three times during the season ... the first was at Nevada when she scored a 295.73, which slashed an eight year old previous record ... she broke that record again with a 310.65 at home against San Jose State ... the third time she broke the record was with a 317.05 at the WAC Championships when she earned a third place finish in the 3-meter dive ... qualified for her second consecutive NCAA Zones diving competition ... finished second in the preliminary round in Platform with a 272.80 at Zones, scored a 530.10 in the finals, earning a fifth place finish overall ... named Verizon WAC Diver of the Week of Jan. 30-Feb. 5 ... named the MVP Diver for the 2011-12 season.
2010-11 (Freshman): A standout freshman campaign for the Bulldogs...established herself as one of the teams top divers...dove both of her season-bests at The Valley Invitational to boost her team to a second place finish...scored 269.70 points off the 1-meter board for a first place finish and 283.75 points off the 3-meter...named WAC Diver of the Week for her performance...scored 206.40 points in the platform dive at the Wildcat Diving Invite...won her first collegiate diving in a dual meet against Idaho in the 1-meter dive, she also placed second in the 3-meter event...at the competitive Wildcat Diving Invite placed 6th overall in the platform...placed 15th off the 3-meter board and 9th off the platform at the WAC Championship Meet...qualified to compete in her first NCAA Zone Meet and competed strongly for the Bulldogs...was named Freshman of the Year by her teammates.
Whitney High School: Three year varsity letter winning diver...was the Pineer Valley League Champion three years in a row...earned all-PVL honors all three years...qualified for Junior Olympic Nationals in 2008 and 2009...finished 12th at the 2009 nationals.
Personal: Born January 18, 1992...parents are Todd Prigge and Carol Whan...has two older brothers, Matt and Eric...lists her favorite athlete as Sydney Crosby because he helped lead his team to a Stanley Cup...biggest athletic thrill comes from diving off 10-meters...most admires her mom because she is always there for her when she needs her...chose Fresno State because she loves the support of the community behind the school and athletics.