Sarah Bacon
Sarah  Bacon

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Cardinal Ritter HS

Event:
Diving


10/05/2017

Gophers Women’s Swimming & Diving Season Preview

Looking to pick up right where they left off, the Gophers will strive to continue their success in the water throughout the 2017-18 campaign.

2016-17 Freshman Season: Earned CSCAA All-American honors • finished second place with a 326.50 in 1-meter diving at the 2017 NCAA Championships • clinched sixth place with a 347.25 in 3-meter diving at the 2017 NCAA Championships • earned third place in 3-meter diving at the 2017 Big Ten Championships (384.3) • finished fourth place in 1-meter diving (344.25) at the 2017 Big Ten Championships (344.25) • opened college career with a second place finish in 1-meter diving (309.45) against Wisconsin • earned two first-place finishes in 1-meter (317.85) and 3-meter (377.10) diving against Iowa • improved to 326.50 in 1-meter diving at the Jean Freeman Invitational • earned first place in 1-meter diving with a 299.60 at the Minnesota Challenge.  

High School/Club:
Graduate of Cardinal Ritter High School, where she dived for coaches Toby Stanley, Chris Zukas and Melissa Ruble • competed at the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials, and was a 3-meter semifinalist in 2016 • was the 2014 NISCA All-American Champion • won 1-meter and 3-meter at the 2014 Junior National Diving Championships • won 1-meter at the 2014 AT&T Senior National Diving Championships • competed at the 2014 Junior World Championships • named an All-America, all-state and All-City honoree (2013-14) • named team captain at the 2014 Junior World Diving Championships • won 1-meter and 3-meter at the 2007 Junior Pan American Games • earned first place in 1-meter and 3-meter at the 2009 Speedo Junior National Diving Championships • won 1-meter at the 2009 Junior Pan American Games • finished fifth in 3-meter at the FINA Junior World Diving Championships • won 1-meter at the 2011 Junior Spring East Nationals and the 2011 Junior Summer Nationals • finished second in 1-meter at the 2012 USA Diving Winter Nationals • swam for Ripfest under head coach John Wingfield

Personal: Daughter of Barb and Steve Bacon • has three brothers, Kevin, Brian and Brad.

Top Scores at Minnesota
Event Time Date
1-meter 344.25 2/16/2017
3-meter 384.30 2/17/2017

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