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Patricia Kranz
Patricia Kranz

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Davie, Fla.

High School:
Westminster Academy

Height:
5-7

Event:
Diving

04/25/2014

South Carolina Boasts 70 Student-Athletes on SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks rank second behind only Georgia

02/22/2014

Gamecocks Break A Trio Of School Records On Final Night At SEC Championships

Mitchell, Vance re-break records for second time in less than 12 hours; men's 400 free relay takes down five-year old record.

03/12/2013

Miller Sets 3-Meter School Record At NCAA Zone B Meet

Gamecock sophomore finishes fifth in the finals

03/11/2013

Gamecock Divers Wrap Up First Day At NCAA Zone B Championships

03/10/2013

Gamecock Divers Travel To NCAA Zone Championships

Meet begins Monday in Knoxville, Tenn.

2013-14 - Reached the finals on the platform at the SEC Championships with a score of 266.45 points ... Finished eighth in the finals with 244.25 points ... Placed ninth on the three-meter with 321.60 points and 16th on the one-meter with 267.50 ... Qualified for the finals at the NCAA Zone B Championships ... Finished 14th on both the one-meter (561.30) and three-meter (602.25) ... Won both boards at Tennessee and against LSU ... Missed breaking her personal record in the three-meter by just over three points against College of Charleston (369.23)... Earned seven first place finishes ... Named to SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2012-13 - Gamecocks' top diver...Dove in every meet during the regular season and at the SEC Championships and NCAA Zone B Championships...Won bronze on the one-meter springboard at the SEC Championships with a third-place finish (307.25)...Also dove on the three-meter at the SEC Championships, finishing 31st overall...Posted a Zone qualifying score in all but two meets during the regular season...Had the top scores on the team in the one-meter (344.93) and three-meter (372.38)...Finished 12th at the Zone B Championships on the one-meter with a 12-dive score of 531.95...Also dove on the three-meter and finished 22nd with a score of 268.80...Recorded eight first-place finishes on the season...Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2011-12 -Competed in every regular season meet, at the SEC Championships and the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships...Scored points at the SEC Championships with a 14th-place finish on the one-meter springboard (265.55) and a ninth-place showing on the platform (244.30)...Platform score was the team's best of the season...Finished second on four different occasions, including on the three-meter board against rival Clemson with a personal best of 334.35...Earned SEC Female Freshman of the Week honors (11/1)...Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

PRE-COLLEGE -Graduated from Westminster Academy...Four-time state and district champion and three-time regional champion in 1-meter diving...Named MVP of swimming and diving team all four years...Four-time Class 1A diving state champion...Four-time All-American...All-County first team selection for both the Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald...Member of the Pine Crest Diving team...Valedictorian of graduating class...Earned High Honors all four years...Valedictorian of graduating class...Miami Herald Scholar Athlete of the Year...AP Scholar.

PERSONAL -Full name is Patricia Lea Kranz...Born March 3, 1993...Parents are Edward and Shan Kranz...Has two sisters, Ashley and Amy and one brother, Joey...Chose South Carolina because of the academics and comfort level with the swimming and diving team and coaches...Pre-med major.

Kranz's Top Scores
Event Score Date Meet Location
1-meter (6 dives) 344.93 11/9/12 College of Charleston Columbia, S.C.
1-meter (12 dives) 531.95 3/12/13 NCAA Zone B Knoxville, Tenn.
3-meter (6 dives) 372.38 11/9/12 College of Charleston Columbia, S.C.
3-meter (12 dives) 602.75 3/11/14 NCAA Zone B Greensboro, N.C.
Platform (5 dives) 266.45 2/22/14 SEC Championships Athens, Ga.
Platform (10 dives) 442.70 3/7/12 NCAA Zone B Auburn, Ala.

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