Sara Meisenhelder - 2012
PRs: 1-Meter (281.70); 3-Meter (290.05)
Junior (2012-13): Set 1-meter school record (281.00) in dual meet against Darton College…Earned All-CCSA honors by placing 2nd on 3-meter (272.00) and 3rd on 1-meter (257.15) at CCSA Championships…Competed at NCAA Zone B Diving Championships…Named CCSA All-Academic for Fall semester…Earned team’s “Diver of the Year” award.
Sophomore (2011-12): Named CCSA Diver of the Year... Became the first diver in GSU history to qualify for NCAA Zones... Placed 2nd on both 1- and 3-meter boards to earn All-CCSA at the 2012 CCSA Championships... Broke GSU records on both 1-Meter (263.25) and 3-Meter (290.05)... Received team's "Diver of the Year" award... Named CCSA All-Academic for Fall 2011 semester.
Freshman (2010-11): Earned All-CCSA on 3-Meter (3rd) and finished 7th on 1-Meter at the 2011 CCSA Championships... Named to CCSA All-Academic Team for Fall 2010 semester and named to Dean's List for Spring 2011 semester... Named team's "Diver of the Year" for 2010-2011 season.
Prep: Attended Carmel High School... Named to the all-conference team her senior year... Placed eighth at the 2010 Indiana State Championships... Qualified in the 3-meter and platform championship events for regional and zone in 2008 and 2009...Qualified in the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform championship events for regional and zone in 2007... 2006 Regional Champion in the platform... 2006 East Champion on the platform and qualifier for the 1-meter and 3-meter... Finished seventh on the platform at the Speedo 2006 Junior National Championships... Dove for the Starz Diving Club.
Personal: Full name is Sara Anne Meisenhelder... Born Nov. 30, 1991, in Boca Raton, Fla... Daughter of David and Shelley Meisenhelder... Has a younger brother named Lane and a younger sister named Laura... Most admires her parents and cousins... Would like to attend a Lady Gaga concert... Most treasured possession is her phone because "It keeps me connected with everyone"... Favorite movie is "The Hangover"... Loves going to football games at Georgia Southern... Her dad has been the biggest influence, "He has always been there for me and supported me in whatever I do."
Major: Exercise science.