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Julia Vincent
Julia  Vincent

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Johannesburg, South Africa

High School:
Kingsmead College

Event:
Diving

05/16/2016

Gamecocks Race Strong in Charlotte, Atlanta

Two new Gamecocks earn US Olympic Trials cuts

04/12/2016

Vincent Wins South African Trials, Clinches Rio Olympics Spot

Gamecocks sophomore will compete in Rio on the 3-meter springboard

03/26/2016

Gamecocks Finish 17th at NCAA Championships as Three More Earn All-America Honors

South Carolina earns highest finish under McGee Moody, best team result since 1991

03/19/2016

Nied Earns All-America Honors as Gamecocks Finish NCAA Championships

South Carolina finishes with three All-Americans for first time since 2004

03/18/2016

Gamecocks Continue NCAA Championships Run

Freshmen Barksdale, Nied to represent Carolina Saturday as NCAAs come to a close

02/15/2017

SEC Championships Day Two

SEC Championships Day Two

03/17/2016

2016 NCAA Championships

Pictures from the 2016 NCAA Championships - Atlanta, Ga.


AWARDS/HONORS


  • 2016 Rio Olympics Qualifier - 3-meter
  • 2017 First Team All-SEC
  • 2016 NCAA All-American - 1-meter
  • 2015, 2016, 2017 CSCAA Scholar All-American
  • 2016, 2017 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll
  • Six-time SEC Female Diver of the Week

IN THE RECORD BOOK


  • 1st -- 1-meter (6 dives)
  • 1st -- 1-meter (12 dives)
  • 1st -- 3-meter (6 dives)
  • 1st -- 3-meter (12 dives)

2017 (JUNIOR)
  • Finished 18th on the 3-meter (304.15) and 48th on the 1-meter (226.70) at the NCAA Championships
  • Finished first on the 1-meter (677.35) and seventh on the 3-meter (604.00) at the Zone B Championships
  • Finished first on the 3-meter (400.50) and third on the 1-meter (351.85) at the SEC Championships
  • Went undefeated on the 3-meter throughout the regular season
  • Tallied 18 first-place finishes throughout the regular season

2016 OLYMPIC TRIALS - SOUTH AFRICA


  • Won the 3-meter at South African Olympic Trials with a score of 298.00 to clinch a berth in the Rio Olympics
  • Earned an Olympic qualifying score (259.80) at the FINA Diving World Cup in Rio

2016 (SOPHOMORE)


  • Earned All-America honors by finishing fourth at the NCAA Championships in the 1-meter (331.05)
  • Also dove the 3-meter at the NCAA Championships, finishing 26th with a score of 292.95
  • Earned two top-10 finishes at the NCAA Zone B Championships, finishing fourth in 1-meter (589.85) and ninth in 3-meter (610.25)
  • Placed sixth at the SEC Championships in 1-meter (308.95)
  • Added a 14th-place result at SEC Championships in 3-meter (287.55)
  • Earned seven total victories on the season

2015 (FRESHMAN)


  • Finished 17th in 3-meter with a score of 320.65 at the NCAA Championships, also placed 29th in 1-meter (279.80)
  • Won the 3-meter at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships with a personal records of 722.70 (12 dives) and 348.80 (6 dives), also finished third on the 1-meter spring board with a personal record of 604.85 (12 dives)
  • Placed 12th and 13th on the in 1-meter and 3-meter, respectively, at the SEC Championships
  • Won both boards against Florida Gulf Coast
  • Tallied six wins throughout the season

PRE COLLEGE


  • Graduated from Kingsmead College
  • Played hockey, netball, and ran track in addition to diving
  • Member of the Rippers Diving Club
  • Competed in the 2010 and 2012 World Junior Diving Championships, the 2013 World Diving Championships and the 2014 Diving World Cup

PERSONAL


  • Majoring in Public Health
  • Mother is Cressida Vincent
  • Has one brother, Nicholas
Vincent's Top Scores
Event Score Date Meet Location
1 Meter (6 Dives) 658.85p 2/15/17 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.
1 Meter (12 Dives) 677.35 3/16/17 NCAA Zone B Championships Indianapolis, Ind.
3 Meter (6 Dives) 400.50 2/16/17 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.
3 Meter (12 Dives) 722.70 3/9/15 NCAA Zone B Championships Greensboro, N.C.

! = School Record

p = Prelims

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