Position
Diving
Height
5'8
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Langhorne, Pa.
High School
Neshaminy HS

LSU Record-holder in the three-meter
2010 AT&T National Championships Participant

JUNIOR SEASON (2010-11)
Put together another solid campaign, scoring in all three events at the conference meet … Also competed at the NCAA Zone Regional for the third straight season and held the team’s second-best one-meter score … Posted a pair of top-eight finishes in springboard competition at Zone’s … Claimed seventh in the three-meter with a combined total of 703.85 and eighth in the one-meter (637.25) … Finished 10th in the one-meter at SEC’s (317.00) … Also took 12th in the platform with a career-best 285.20 points and 15th in the three-meter (306.10) … Earned fifth in the three-meter at the Tennessee Diving Invitational after tallying a 356.15 score … Captured third in the three-meter at the LSU Diving Invite (358.00) … Won the one-meter at the Cougar Classic Invite (339.55) and dove to third in the three-meter (340.25) … Emerged victorious in the three-meter against Incarnate Word with a season high of 371.02 and registered second in the one-meter (336.82) … Seized runner-up honors in the three-meter against both Alabama and nationally-ranked Florida … Opened the season with a runner-up finish and season best of 341.48 in the one-meter at nationally-ranked Auburn … Received his third varsity letter.

NATIONAL COMPETITION (2009-10)
Reached the semifinals of the three-meter competition at the 2010 AT&T National Championships after posting a fifth-place finish in the prelims (371.70) … Finished 17th in the semifinals with a score of 334.05 … Qualified for National’s in both the one-meter and three-meter at a Zone meet in Tallahassee, Fla. … Won the three-meter at that competition with a 367.60 score after recording a career high of 397.95 in the prelims.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009-10)
Emerged as one of the team’s most valuable dual-meet and conference performers … Competed in eight dual meets, Houston’s Cougar Classic Invitational, Alabama’s Christmas Diving Classic, Georgia’s Diving Invitational, SEC Championships and NCAA Zone ‘D’ Diving Regional … Posted 10th-place finishes in the springboard events at Zone’s … Advanced to the finals of the springboard events at SEC’s, delivering sixth in both … Tallied a career-high 364.60 points in the one-meter, third in school history, and a score of 372.60 in the three-meter … Also took 11th in the platform with a career high of 281.15, third in program annals … Named SEC Male Diver of the Week (1/26/10) after his performance against Texas A&M in which he broke the school record in a three-meter win (393.07) … Also earned SEC Male Diver of the Week honors following a road meet at Florida where he swept the springboard events … Posted top-10 finishes in all three events at the Georgia Diving Invite … Also captured runner-up honors in an exhibition three-meter “Shootout” … Registered fourth in the one-meter, fifth in the three-meter and sixth in the platform at Alabama’s Christmas Classic … Dove to runner-up finishes in all three events at the Cougar Classic … Won the three-meter in both dual meets against UNO … Also notched second in the one-meter in a road meet against the Privateers … Recorded second in the one-meter versus nationally-ranked foes Tennessee and Auburn and second in the three-meter against Alabama … Recipient of the team’s Most Outstanding Diver Award at the program’s annual banquet … Received his second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008-09)
Qualified for the NCAA Zone ‘B’ Diving Regional in his first season … Also competed in every dual meet, Texas A&M’s Art Adamson Invitational and the Auburn and Tennessee Diving Invitationals … Placed 24th at the NCAA Regional in the one-meter with a 277.00 score … Finished 34th in the three-meter at that competition with a mark of 268.85 … Tallied a career-high 351.75 points in the three-meter against Delta State, which is the seventh-highest total in school history … Also recorded his career high in the one-meter, 308.32, to take third … Posted a 13th-place finish in the one-meter at the Art Adamson Invitational … Scored 300.95 points in the three-meter at Auburn to secure eighth … Claimed a pair of top-20 finishes in springboard competition at Tennessee … Seized runner-up honors in the one-meter at the LSU Invitational … Registered a score of 322.95 in the three-meter to take fourth in a win over No. 18 Florida State … Named the program’s Student-Athlete of the Month (May 2009) by the Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes for his accomplishments in the classroom.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the top diving prospects from Pennsylvania … A two-time district champion and four-time state qualifier at Neshaminy High School in Langhorne, Pa. … Earned Bucks County Courier Times Boys Diver of the Year honors in both his junior and senior seasons … Placed fourth at the state meet as a senior … Notched fourth-place in the one-meter springboard event at the 2007 Spring Region 2 Championships.

PERSONAL
Born June 24, 1989 … Parents are Marcy and Scott Gemberling … Has one sister, Katherine … Majoring in kinesiology.

BRIAN’S TOP SCORES
One-meter, 364.60, 2010 SEC Championships
Three-meter, 393.07*, 2010 vs. Texas A&M
Platform, 285.20, 2011 SEC Championships

* – program record

 

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