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#999 Jessica Wantz Season 2023-24

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Houston, Texas
High School
Memorial Sr. HS

2004 NCAA 3-meter and 1-meter First-Team All-American
2003 NCAA 3-meter First-Team All-American
2003 SEC Diver of the Week (Jan. 14)

Delivered a memorable performance at the NCAA Championships for the second straight season, capturing first-team All-America honors in the 1-meter and 3-meter … The two All-America honors were the second and third of her career and the first of her career in the 1-meter … Scored the best mark of her career in the 3-meter at the NCAA Championships (540.15) … The score earned her a third-place finish, also a career high … Placed fifth in the 1-meter at the NCAA Championships with a score of 288.60 … Qualified for the NCAA Championships by finishing third out of 41 divers in the 3-meter (512.15) at the NCAA Zone B diving meet … Placed sixth in the 1-meter finals at the SEC Championships (268.35), despite suffering from a neck injury for most of the season … Finished fifth in the 3-meter finals one day later (471.45) … Returned from her neck injury on Jan. 30 versus Rice … Swept both diving events at Delta State on Oct. 25 … Earned her third varsity letter.

Had a breakout season as a sophomore earning All-America honors in the 3-meter at her first NCAA Championships … Competed in every meet of the season … Placed fourth in the finals of the 3-meter diving competition at the NCAA Championships with a score of 535.45 … The score was a personal best and the third highest mark of the season in the SEC … Finished 17th in the prelims of the 1-meter with a score of 260.50 also at NCAA’s … Qualified for the NCAA Championships by finishing runner-up in the 1-meter at the NCAA Zone B Diving Regional (592.70) … Competed at the SEC Championships and finished sixth in the finals of the 1-meter (274.05) and seventh in the 3-meter (484.10) … Named SEC Diver of the Week on Jan. 14 for her performance at the Georgia Diving Invitational … Won the 3-meter competition there with her second-best score of the season, 535.35 … Was a double-winner in the home finale versus Kentucky, winning the 1-meter and 3-meter … Placed seventh in the 3-meter finals at the Minnesota Diving Invitational (484.85) … Earned her second varsity letter.

Had a very successful season despite missing the entire second half of the season due to having mononucleosis … Scored a 298.90 in the 1-meter competition at the Nike Cup Invitational which was the second-best score in that event all season … Won both the 1-meter and the 3-meter diving competitions at the Nike Cup … Her score of 531.15 in the 3-meter competition was the best score in the event by an LSU diver all season … Had a score of 298.90 in the finals of the 1-meter … Won the 3-meter competition in a dual-meet at Wright State with a score of 283.43 … Earned her first varsity letter.

Named a first-team High School All-American for four-straight years … Two-time high school state champion … Named the Texas high school Diver of the Year in both her junior and senior seasons at Memorial Senior High School … 1998 Junior National champion in the 3-meter diving event.

Born Nov. 10, 1982 … Mother is Susan Trepanier … Majoring in mathematics.

1-meter (6 dives) 298.90 2001 Nike Cup Invitational
3-meter (6 dives) 321.00 2002 vs. Tennessee
3-meter (11 dives) 540.15 2004 NCAA Championships

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