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University of Miami Athletics

Heather Bounds

position

Diver

Class

Junior

Hometown

Austin, Texas

2005-2006: During her Junior year, earned Honorable Mention All-American at the 2006 NCAA Championships in both the 3 and 10 meter competition…garnered Co-ACC Women’s Diver of the year by capturing first place on platform with a score of 314.75 and fourth in the three meter springboard with a score of 324.85…turned in the third highest score last season in platform competition finishing with a 309.69 mark at the All-Star Challenge held in Orlando, Fla….captured first place on the 1-meter and second place on the 3 meter against FSU.

2004-05: During her sophomore season, took first place finishes against Virginia in the 1-meter springboard with a score of 243.15 and the 3-meter springboard with a score of 282.90 and against Virginia Tech in the 1-meter springboard with a score of 237.96 and the 3-meter springboard with a score of 282.90…placed second in the 10-meter platform at the ACC Championships with a career high score of 423.75…finished fourth in the 3-meter springboard at the ACC Championships with a score of 503.85…placed second in the 3-meter springboard at the Matt Gribble Invitational with a score of 285.85…placed second in the 10-meter platform at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a score of 398.24…finished fifth in the 10-meter platform at the U.S. Open with a score of 661.20…was named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll…took the bronze on the 10-meter platform at the Speedo National Diving Championships during the summer.

2003-04: During her freshman season, turned in first place finishes against Kansas in the 1-meter springboard with a score of 253.05 and against Indian River in the 3-meter springboard with a mark of 297.90…finished fourth at the BIG EAST Championships in the 1-meter springboard with a total score of 249.80…placed third in the 3-meter springboard at the BIG EAST Championships with a score of 446.90…placed third at the Minnesota Invitational in the 10-meter platform…finished seventh at the 2004 Speedo American Cup in the 10-meter platform and fifth in the 10-meter synchronized platform…competed at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Diving Trials.

Prep: High school state champion in the 1-meter springboard in 2002…finished third at the Junior Nationals in 2003 in the 10-meter platform.

Personal: Chose Miami because of the coaching staff and great weather…favorite athlete is Kimiko Soldati…enjoys going to movies and the beach…competed in gymnastics for 10 years and starting diving in 1998.