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Sarah Braun
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Sarah Braun 1751504
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Beaverton, Ore.
High School: Southridge HS
Major: Elementary Education

2015-16: Was named Honorable Mention All-America for the third straight year, also named to the All-ACC Academic team for the second year in a row...competed in one meter and three meter in nine meets and in the platform on four occasions...she finished in the top 10 five times in the one meter and three meters each...her one meter season high is 280.88 in the first meet of the season, in the three meter she posted a season high of 299.45 in the dual meet vs. Georgia Southern...her high on the platform came on the biggest stage, in the NCAA Zone B Championships in Atlanta, when she scored 237.60...she finished fourth on the team in the one meter, second in the three meter and fourth on the platform...one of six Clemson student-athlete recipients of the ACC Top Six Award (for participation in community service) at the 2016 CLEMMYs.

2014-15: Competed in eight total regular-season meets during her sophomore campaign…posted season and career best scores of 297.15 (one-meter) and 304.15 (three-meter) while also posting a season best 227.85 (platform)…established Clemson’s all-time record in the one-meter diving category with a score of 297.15 against UNC-Asheville & Georgia Southern, the 10th highest score in Clemson history in the three-meter diving category with a score of 304.15 against the College of Charleston & Davidson, and the 7th and 8th highest scores in Clemson history in the platform category with scores of 227.85 against the College of Charleston & Davidson and 227.40 at the NCAA Zone B Championships…she also holds Clemson’s 2nd highest all-time mark in the platform category after tallying a score of 244.20 at the ACC Championships during the 2013-14 season …recorded a pair of first-place finishes, three second-place finishes, and a pair of third-place finishes in individual events…totaled a team-best 156 competition points with 70 garnered in the one-meter category, also a team best…competed in all three events at the ACC Championships posting finishes of 27th (one-meter), 32nd (three-meter), and 15th (platform)…one of three Tigers to compete in all three events at the NCAA Zone B Championships…Clemson’s only diver to advance to the finals in the one-meter category, posting a total score of 510.80 for an overall 18th place finish…finished 32nd in the three-meter preliminaries and was one of two Tigers to reach the finals of the platform category, finishing with a combined score of 448.05 …her 14th place finish was the top finish for the Tigers in the platform category and bested her 18th place finish at Zones the previous season… placed third in the one-meter and sixth in the three-meter at the 2015 USA Diving National Preliminary Zone E Championships and qualified for the 2015 AT&T USA Diving National Championships in both events…she is the Clemson diving program’s first-ever national qualifier

2013-14: Competed in 12 total meets during her freshman campaign...established career bests of 264.30 (one-meter), 277.65 (three-meter) and 244.20 (platform) in her first season...recorded a pair of first-place finishes and two second-place finishes in individual events...totaled 37 competition points with 26 from the platform diving...tied Danielle Reitsma for the highest point award in platform diving...proved to be one of the Tigers top platform divers with two qualifying scores in that event...competed in all three events at the ACC Championships with a high finish of 18th in the platform with a score of 224.20, the second highest platform score on the team in 2014...also finished 25th with a 263.70 in the three-meter and 26th in the one-meter at the ACC Championships...one of three Tigers to compete in all three events at the NCAA Zone B Championships...Clemson's highest finisher in the three-meter diving at Zones with a 273.80 to finish 21st…finished 18th in the platform with a 207.45 at Zones

Before Clemson: Team captain of her High School/Club team...named most outstanding female diver in 2012 and 2013...attended Southridge High School/Club

Personal: Named to the 2015 All-ACC Academic Team…named the Coleman Most Valuable Diver and received the Highest Point Total Award in the one-meter category at the team’s annual postseason awards banquet…her cousin, Amber Braun, plays softball at Wellesley College...born in August of 1994…majoring in Elementary Education

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