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Class
Senior
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La. ,
High School
Baton Rouge Magnet HS
  • 2001 NCAA Diving All-American
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (’01,’02, ’03)
  • Finalist for H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Award (’03)

Received her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology in the Spring of 2003 … Was an Honor Graduate.

SENIOR SEASON (2002-03)
Coryell fought injuries for the second-consecutive season and was forced to end her career prematurely in December 2002 as she did not compete in any events during the season … Did make the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third-straight season and was also a finalist for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Award … Will receive a $5,000 post-graduate scholarship award in May 2003 in connection with being nominated for the H. Boyd McWhorter Award.

JUNIOR SEASON (2001-02)
Coryell’s junior season was shorter than the All-American had hoped, as she experienced a nagging back injury that kept her out of action for the entire second half of the season … Placed fourth in the 3-meter competition in LSU’s first meet of the season on Oct. 12 versus Houston with a score of 273.23 … Was third in the 1-meter with a score of 273.68 in the Lady Tigers’ conference-opener against Arkansas at the LSU Natatorium … Placed third in the 3-meter at the SEC West Quad Meet at Fayetteville, Ark., in October with a score of 272.65 … Won the 1-meter competition in a dual-meet against Wright State with a score of 277.65 and also placed third in the 3-meter … Placed fifth in the 1-meter with a mark of 170.00 at Alabama and was fourth in the 3-meter with a score of 181.10 … Had the best meet of her season on Nov. 15 at the Nike Cup Invitational at Chapel Hill, N.C., in November, placing third in both the 1 and 3-meter competitions … Scored a 284.00 in the finals of the 1-meter and a 500.06 in the 3-meter … The 284.00 score in the 1-meter finals was the fourth-best score in that event by an LSU diver all season and the 500.06 was the same in the 3-meter competition … Named to the 2002 SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second-straight year with a 3.81 gpa in kinesiology … Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2000-01)
Was named a 2001 Diving All-American after finishing fourth in the platform competition at the NCAA championships … Recorded a personal-best score of 433.70 in the platform diving competition at the NCAA championships … Placed 21st in the one meter and 31st in the three meter at the NCAA championships … Finished fifth in the platform, 17th in the three meter and 20th in the one-meter diving events at the Southeastern Conference championships … Earned her first trip to the NCAA championships with a third-place finish in the platform diving competition at the NCAA Zone B Diving championships … Finished with the SEC’s fifth-best score in the 10-meter platform competition and the sixth-best score in the three-meter event … Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Winner of LSU’s Most Improved Performer award … Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (1999-00)
Finished eighth in the platform diving competition at the NCAA Zone B qualifying meet with a team-high score of 365.35 … Competed in the Southeastern Conference Championships as a freshman and finished 20th in the one-meter (344.40) springboard event, 20th in the platform, and 22nd in the three-meter (392.70) competition … Qualified for the Senior National Championships and placed third in the synchronized diving competition in the 10-meter platform event along with teammate Holly Winters … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Junior National diving qualifier … Leader of one of Baton Rouge Magnet High School’s best swimming and diving teams of all time … Graduated Magna Cum Laude … Finished second at the Louisiana state championship gymnastics meet.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 18, 1981 … Parents are George and Sheryll Coryell … Majoring in kinesiology.

MICHELLE’S TOP SCORES
1-meter (6 dives) 259.04 2001 Georgia
1-meter (10 dives) 344.40 2000 SEC Championships
3-meter (6 dives) 304.80 2001 UL-Monroe
3-meter (10 dives) 463.05 2001 Zone B Championships
Platform (8 dives) 433.70 2001 NCAA Championships

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