University of Miami Athletics

Briadam Herrera






Havana, Cuba

High School

Gulliver Prep

Briadam Herrera - Swimming & Diving - University of Miami Athletics

2019 NCAA ALL-AMERICA (1-meter, 3-meter)
2019 ACC GOLD MEDALIST (1-meter, 3-meter)
2017 NCAA ALL-AMERICA (1-meter, 3-meter)
(1-meter, 3-meter)
2016 ACC GOLD MEDALIST (1-meter, 3-meter)
2015 NCAA ALL-AMERICA (1-meter)
2015 ACC GOLD MEDALIST (1-meter, 3-meter)
2014 TEAM USA BRONZE MEDALIST (3-meter, World University Games)

Senior (2017-18)…
Did not compete in any collegiate events due to injury…Received medical redshirt.

Junior (2016-17)…
Served as one of top collegiate divers in America for third straight season, earning ACC Men’s Diver of the Year recognition…Finished as national runner-up in 3-meter springboard at NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships in Indianapolis…Finished with 477.30 points to take second place in 3-meter…Opened run at NCAA Championships with fifth-place finish in 1-meter…Picked up third and fourth NCAA All-America recognition of his career at IU Natatorium…Won both springboard events at Zone B qualifying in Auburn, Ala….Earner silver medal in 1-meter with score of 418.65 at ACC Swimming & Diving Championships in Atlanta…Also picked up silver medal with score of 428.70 in 3-meter at ACC Championships…Selected as flag bearer for Team USA at 2017 World University Games in Taipei, Taiwan, where he earned a silver medal in 1-meter.

Sophomore (2015-16)…
Enjoyed another dominant year on both collegiate and international stages…Earned All-America honors in both 1-meter and 3-meter at NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships…Finished in second place in 3-meter at NCAAs with 457.65 points, less than three points behind first-place finisher …Took fifth in 1-meter at NCAA Championships, posting score of 427.90 in Atlanta…Defended ACC gold medals in both 1-meter and 3-meter at ACC Swimming & Diving Championships in Greensboro, N.C….Scored 440 points to defend 3-meter title at ACC Championships…Totaled 436.60 points in defending ACC 1-meter title…Named ACC Male Diver of the Week on Nov. 3 after sweeping 1-meter and 3-meter events in tri-meet with Texas A&M and Incarnate Word (Oct. 30)…Qualified for U.S. Olympic Trials in multiple events…Teamed with Aaron Fleshner to finish third in synchronized 3-meter event at Olympic Trials (1,105.19 points).

True Freshman (2014-15)…
Delivered one of most impressive freshman seasons in Miami history…Earned All-America recognition in first career trip to NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships in Iowa City, finishing seventh in 1-meter with score of 397.85…Earned bronze medal in 3-meter (387.85) at 2015 World University Games for Team USA in Gwangju, South Korea…Captured gold medal in both 1-meter and 3-meter events at 2015 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships in Atlanta…Earned top honors in 1-meter by landslide with score of 453.85…Delivered score of 400.20 in 3-meter to earn second trip to podium at ACC Championships…Set pool record with score of 396.20 at Christiansburg Aquatic Center in quad-meet with UNC-Wilmgton, Georgia Tech and host Virginia Tech (January 24)…Took second place in 1-meter at Ohio State Invitational (Nov. 21-23) with score of 372.35, finishing behind only teammate Sam Dorman.

Before Miami…
Regional and state champion at Gulliver Preparatory…Moved to Miami from native Cuba with family in 2009…Named 1A state diving champion at Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Swimming & Diving Championships in Orlando…Earned All-Dade recognition from Miami Herald.