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    Jaime Sanger     
     
      Jaime Sanger
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plymouth, Minn.

High School:
Wayzata H.S.

Height:
5-6

Event:
Diving

Birthdate:
03/14/1981

Club::
Minnesota Diving

PARRINGTON ON SANGER:
"Despite repeating as an SEC Champion, Jaime had a sub-par season last year for a variety of reasons. I believe she has made some adjustments that will rectify those issues and help her to finish her collegiate career on a high note."

Collegiate Best Scores
One-meter (six dives):315.15
Three-meter (six dives):304.35
Three-meter (11 dives):503.20
Platform (nine dives):341.45

AT TENNESSEE:
2001-02: Earned her second consecutive Southeastern Conference title in the one-meter springboard, totaling 313.95 points?Also placed eighth at the SECs in the three-meter competition?Finished ninth in the one-meter and 14th in the three-meter at the NCAA Zone B Regionals while being hampered by a back injury?Won a total of nine competitions during the season, seven in the one-meter and two in the three-meter?Recorded a career-best dual-meet score of 304.35 in the three-meter against Auburn and Northwestern to win the competition?Finished the season ranked first in school history for the one-meter, sixth for the three-meter and fifth for the platform event?Named Lady Vol Athlete of the Week twice during the season?Garnered recognition on the Lady Vol Honor Roll and SEC All-Academic team for the second year in a row?

2000-01: Had a breakout season as a sophomore, earning her first career conference title as well as All-America honors?Won the SEC Championship on the one-meter springboard and followed that up with a third-place finish at the NCAA Championships?Named the SEC Diver of the Year?Went undefeated on the one-meter against conference competition throughout the season?Finished first on the one-meter at the SEC East Extravaganza and Alabama Invitational as well in dual meets against Kentucky, Arizona State, Northwestern/Auburn and Florida?Swept the one-meter and three-meter against Florida?Never finished lower than second in a dual meet on either the one- or three-meter all season?Also earned All-America honors on the three-meter with a 14th-place finish at the NCAA Championships?Set a Tennessee record on the one-meter (six dives) with a score of 315.15 at the NCAA meet?Named to the Lady Vol Honor Roll and earned Academic All-SEC honors?

1999-2000: Advanced to the Zone B Championships in all three diving events?Finished 12th in the one-meter at the zone meet and 11th in the three-meter?Made the finals of the SEC Championship in the one-meter springboard and finished fifth overall with a score of 389.45?Won the three-meter in her home state at the Minnesota Invitational with a season-best mark of 424.15?Also finished 13th in the three-meter at the SEC Championships and 11th in her lone appearance on the platform during the season?Took second on the one-meter in a dual meet against Florida and second on the three-meter against Miami and Florida Atlantic?Season-best score in the one-meter dual came against Florida (277.88) and best championship one-meter was at the Minnesota Invitational (424.15)?Best three-meter score was a 289.85 against Northwestern and Auburn in dual competition while tallying a 178.90 at the Georgia Invitational for a best championship mark?Only platform appearance garnered a score of 315.10 at the SEC Championship.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Lettered in diving all four years at Wayzata H.S.?Named a four-time Minnesota state diving champion on the one-meter, remaining undefeated in all high school dual and championship meets?Holds the state record on the one-meter with a score of 507.00?Earned four All-America certificates?Named all-conference five times?Earned the Section II title senior year and set the record with a mark of 506.30?Claimed the Section II title as a junior?Won the Section VI title freshman and sophomore years?Earned the Governor's Certificate of Commendation twice?Served as team captain four years?Team claimed the Section II title in 1997 and 1998?Member of the National Honor Society?Graduated in top 10 percent of class?Listed on the Honor Roll?Named the 1998-99 Female Student-Athlete of the Year?Active with the concert and marching bands, and in dance.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL:
Won the first national championship of her career at the 2001 U.S. Diving Outdoor National Championships in the one-meter springboard?Earned another trip to the Speedo National Championships in 2002 after placing second on the three-meter and fourth on the one-meter springboard at the Zone Championships?Placed fifth on the one-meter and 13th on the three-meter during the 2001 indoor season?Notched sixth place on the one-meter at the 2000 U.S. Diving Spring National Championships and competed on the one- and three-meter at the Summer National Championships?Competed at the 1999 U.S. Diving Summer National Championships in the one-meter springboard?Claimed first on the one- and three-meter at the 1999 East-West All-Star Meet in Europe?Finished first on the one- and three-meter at 1999 Junior West Nationals?Placed ninth on the one-meter at the 1998 outdoor Senior National meet and sixth in 10m synchronized diving?Claimed first in 1998 on the one-meter at both the summer zone and summer regional meets?Finished first on the one-meter and third on the three-meter at the 1998 Junior West Nationals?Competed in the 1998 senior indoor zone and national meet?Tallied a first-place finish on the one-meter at the 1998 Austin Cup Invitational?Placed third at the 1997 Outdoor Senior National Meet in three-meter synchronized?Participated in the 1997 Speedo National Junior Diving Championships?Claimed first on the one meter and third on the platform at the 1997 summer regional meet?Competed at the 1995 and 1996 summer zone and regional meets?Placed second on the one-meter and fourth on the three-meter at the 1996 Junior West Nationals and first on the one-meter at the regional meet.

PERSONAL:
Pursuing an exercise science degree?Born Jaime Lyn Sanger on March 15, 1981, in Minneapolis, Minn?Daughter of Tom Sanger and Coleen Kosloski?Has one brother, Greg, 17, and two sisters, Kelly, 15, and Nicole, 11?Hopes to compete in the 2004 Olympic Trials and advance to the 2004 Olympics?Enjoys reading mystery books, rollerblading, volleyball, being a camp counselor, listening to music and working out?Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars?Greatest diving thrill has been winning her first SEC title on the one-meter as a sophomore?Favorite spot on campus is the Lady Vol training room?Favorite food is cottage cheese?Favorite car is a Nissan Pathfinder?Favorite movie is Father of the Bride?Favorite pump-up songs are "Two Step" by Dave Matthews Band and "Right Now" by Van Halen.

WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT LADY VOL SWIMMING AND DIVING?
"The past success of the program and the opportunities available, both athletically and academically. The way Tennessee treats its athletes and the recognition we receive is outstanding."

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