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    Michael Wright     
     
      Michael Wright
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Forest Park, Ill.

High School:
St. Patrick's

Last College:
Indian River CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Event:
Diver

Birthdate:
11/16/1987

Experience:
1L

Major:
Studio Art

REDSHIRT (2009-10)
Redshirted... Competed at USA Diving Winter Nationals... Won one-meter springboard national title on Feb. 8, at Winter National with a school-record 396.00 points... Became first African-American to ever win a USA Diving national title... Featured on cover of Black Sports The Magazine... Historic achievement honored by Tennessee Senate Resolution No. 197... SEC Academic Honor Roll

JUNIOR (2008-09)
Placed fourth (273.98) on the three-meter at Kentucky ... Scored second place finishes in both the one- (327.01) and three-meter (313.65) against Virginia ... Finished second on the one-meter (340.60) at the Indiana/Michigan tri-meet ... Placed third on the three-meter (320.55) at the Indiana/Michigan tri-meet ... Grabbed a second place finish (337.88) on the one-meter at Florida ... Finished third (342.45) on the one-meter at the Tennessee Invitational ... Scored season-best scores on the one- (385.40) and three-meter (389.70) and the platform event (327.05) at the SEC championships ... Placed sixth on the one-meter at the AT&T National Championships

JUNIOR COLLEGE
Member of 2007 and 2008 National Junior College Championship teams ... NJCAA Champion in one- and three-meter events ... Holds NJCAA records in one- and three-meter events.

HIGH SCHOOL
All-America ... All-Conference ... All-Sectional ... State Runner-up

PERSONAL
Born Nov. 16, 1987, in Forest Park, Ill. ... Parents are Al and Kris Wright... Two older sisters Nikki and Ashley

TOP SCORES
One-meter 396.00
Three-meter 389.70
Platform 327.05
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