Duncan Lester
Duncan  Lester

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Boulder, Colo.

High School:
Fairview HS

Event:
Diving


PRONUNCIATION:


2017-18 Freshman Season: At the Big Ten Championships, placed thirty-fourth in the 1-meter dive with a 258.15, thirty-third with a time of 299.35 with 3-meter dive, and thirtieth in the platform with a 214.20. • seventh in the 1-meter dive with a 289.45, eighth in the 3-meter dive with a 274.60, and sixth in the platform dive with a 253.35 • placed fifth in the 1-meter dive with a 259.35 and ninth in the 3-meter dive with a 222.15 vs. Denver • took thirty-third place in the 3-meter dive with a score of 236.35 and twenty-seventh in the 1-meter dive with a score of 247.25 at the Tennessee Collegiate Diving Invitational.

High School:
 2017 graduate of Fairview High School • coached by Tricia Furlong and Carl Diehl  four-time letterwinner in swimming and two-time letterwinner in wrestling • four-time All-Conference champion • 2017 Colorado State Runner-Up • 2017 Colorado State 5A Diver of the Year • Fairview HS record holder in six and 11 dives • member of Sagebrush Dive and Mile High Dive Club • 2017 Regional Club champion • 2017 Junior National Semifinalist • 2016 & 2017 Synchronized National finalist • 2016 Junior and Senior National qualifier. 

Personal: Born April 27, 1999 • son of Peyton and Henry Lester • has two siblings: Cliff and Desi • step-grandfather, Cliff Mezey played football at Northwestern University from 1945-1949 • enjoys bowling, art and hiking • plans to major in strategic communication. 

Top Scores at Minnesota
Event Score Date
1-meter 289.45 1/26/2018
3-meter 299.35 2/23/2018
Platform 253.35 1/27/2018

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Hold Annual End of Season Banquet

Gophers Hold Annual End of Season Banquet

4/16/2018 - M. Swimming

Minnesota celebrated the 2017-18 season at its annual banquet to recognize the team's accomplishments as well as individual award winners.

Gophers 2017-18 Season Rewind

Gophers 2017-18 Season Rewind

4/3/2018 - M. Swimming

2017-18 saw the team earn individual championship titles, impressive dual record, numerous individual top times and new school record times.

Gophers Finish 15th at NCAA Meet

Gophers Finish 15th at NCAA Meet

3/24/2018 - M. Swimming

The University of Minnesota earns their best finish at the NCAA meet since 2011.

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