University of Miami Athletics

Kara McCormack

position

Diving

Height

5-7

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Austin, Texas

High School

Lyndon B. Johnson HS

Kara McCormack - Swimming & Diving - University of Miami Athletics


2014 NCAA ALL-AMERICA
(platform)
2014 NCAA ALL-AMERICA
(1-meter)
2014 ALL-ACC ACADEMIC TEAM
2013 ACC WOMEN’S DIVER OF THE YEAR
2013 NCAA ALL-AMERICA
(platform)
2013 ACC CHAMPION (platform)
2012-13 UNDERCLASSMAN SCHOLAR OF THE YEAR
2013 ALL-ACC ACADEMIC TEAM
2012 NCAA HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICA
(3-meter)
2012 ALL-ACC ACADEMIC TEAM

Redshirt Senior (2015-16)…
Qualified for 2016 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships, where she competed for 1-meter (258.75) and 3-meter (282.75)…Finished ninth in 1-meter (292.70) and 12th in 3-meter (310.95) at 2016 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships in Greensboro, N.C….Finished fourth in 3-meter (279.15) in meet with FGCU (Jan. 16)…Took second in 1-meter (304.50) and third in 3-meter (291.10) in tri-meet with Kansas and Rutgers (Jan. 9)…Finished second in 1-meter (315.90) in dual meet with Princeton (Nov. 6)…Took second in 1-meter (314.0) at Dual-A-Palooza hosted by FIU (Oct. 16).

Senior (2014-15)…
Redshirted to retain eligibility while recovering from surgery.

Junior (2013-14)… 
Delivered another dominant season, capturing All-America honors in both 1-meter and platform at 2014 NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships…Took silver medal in 3-meter at 2014 ACC Championships…Earned third straight spot on ACC All-Academic Team…Named ACC Diver of the Week after strong showing in dual meet with FGCU (Oct. 12), capturing first place in both 1-meter (311.155) and 3-meter (360.23)…Recorded top finishes in 1-meter (303.80) and 3-meter (324.60) during tri-meet with Duke and NC State (Nov. 8)…Became the first diver in program history to win the high point award at U.S. Diving Winter Nationals…Took silver in 1-meter (532.60) and eighth in 3-meter (808.95) in Austin…Finished with 372.55 points to take second in 3-meter at ACC Championships in Greensboro, N.C…Earned All-America recognition with seventh-place finish in 1-meter (312.30) and fourth in platform (338.45) at NCAA Championships in Minneapolis, Minn.

2012-13 (Sophomore)…
Named 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Diver of the Year after dominant campaign…Earned All-America recognition at 2013 NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships (Indianapolis, Ind.) with sixth-place finish in the platform finals (286.20)…Named to second straight All-ACC Academic Team…Qualified for the postseason with a top finish in the platform event at Zone B qualifying in Knoxville, Tenn….Won her first ACC Championship in the platform, capturing gold with a score of 298.10…Also captured bronze medal in the 1-meter event in Greensboro, N.C.

2011-12 (Freshman)…
Earned first career All-America status by finishing No. 13 in the 3-meter event at the 2012 NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships (Auburn, Ala.), garnering Honorable Mention All-America for the performance…Qualified for NCAA’s with fifth-place finish in the 3-meter event at Zone B regionals in Knoxville, Tenn…Named to 2012 All-ACC Academic Team…Finished fourth in the 3-meter event and eighth in the 1-meter at the 2012 ACC Championships…

Personal…
Parents are Mary Reyes and Keith McCormack…Majoring in mathematics…Began diving at age nine and competed in her first junior nationals in 2004.