Sarah McCrady
Sarah  McCrady


Eagan, Minn.

High School:
Eagan HS



Gophers Finish 10th at 2013 NCAA Championships

It marked the third time in program history that the Gophers finished in the top-10 nationally.


Keefer, McCrady Qualify for NCAA Championships

The two advanced to the Championships March 21-23


Results from Day Two of NCAA Zone Diving

1 meter diving wrapped up at Zone D at the University of Houston


Gophers Finish Day One of NCAA Zone Diving

Maggie Keefer lead the Gophers with a fourth-place finish in 3 meter diving


Gophers Extend Lead to 151, Claim Four Titles

Minnesota sits in first with 573.5 points and eight Big Ten titles

2012-13 • Junior Season: Earned All-America honorable mention honors in platform diving at the 2013 NCAA Championships (3/23), placing 16th with her score of 260.80 • also finished 28th in 3 meter and 33rd in 1 meter at the event • qualified for the NCAA Championships by placing second in platform, sixth in 1 meter and 17th in 3 meter at the NCAA Zone D Championships (3/17) • earned fourth-place honors in platform with a career-best score of 332.00 at the Big Ten Championships (2/20) • also placed 11th in 1 meter and 12th in 3 meter with a personal-best score of 331.60 • finished third in 3 meter at the Minnesota Challenge (2/8) • won the 1 meter title at the Big Ten Quad Duals• notched a third-place finish in 1 meter and a fourth-place finish in 3 meter vs. North Dakota (1/25) • placed second in 1 meter at Kansas (10/20), vs. Wisconsin (10/26) and at the Jean Freeman Invite (11/30) • added second-place finishes in 3 meter vs. Wisconsin and at the Jean Freeman Invite • finished first in 1 meter and 3 meter at Michigan (10/5) • two-time Big Ten Diver of the Week (10/9, 10/23) • letterwinner.

2011-12 • Sophomore Season: Competed at the NCAA Championships • finished 21st in platform (229.95), 37th in 3 meter (259.75) and 38th in 1-meter (224.90) • won platform at NCAA Zone Diving with a career-best score of 287.15 • placed in all three dives at the Big Ten Championships • finished seventh in platform with a score of 281.80 • placed 10th on both 1 meter (310.10) and 3 meter boards (325.10) • runner-up in 1 meter and 3 meter at the Minnesota Challenge • letterwinner.

2010-11 • Freshman Season
: Set meet record at Minnesota Challenge in the 3-meter (309.95) • finished fourth in the 1-meter • finished third in 3-meter and fifth in 1-meter at Wisconsin dual (10/29) • finished fifth in the 1-meter at Michigan State dual (10/9) • earned first varsity letter.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Eagan High School • dived under the instruction of Julie Linsheid • all-conference her sophomore, junior and senior years • all-state during her junior and senior years • also participated in Club diving at the Minnesota Diving Academy.

Personal: Born August 29th 1992 to Rich and Laura McCrady • her Aunt, Lisa, participated in Nebraska gymnastics • has two younger sisters, Caroline and Meredith • majoring in communications.

McCrady's Top Scores

Year Event Score
2012 1-meter 319.43
2013 3-meter 336.15
2013 Platform 332.00


Gophers Compete at Speedo Sectionals


Gopher swimming brings home a handful of first place finishes at Speedo Sectionals.

Gophers Add Alicia Hicken-Franklin to Staff


Former Gopher swimmer Alicia Hicken-Franklin joins coaching staff as Associate Head Coach for men's and women's swimming and diving.

Gophers Announce 2017-18 Schedule


Minnesota will end the season by hosting men's Big Ten and NCAA Championships.

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