Gamecock sophomore finishes fifth in the finals
Meet begins Monday in Knoxville, Tenn.
Flach shatters school record in 500 freestyle with NCAA automatic qualifying time
Flach Set To Race For 500 Freestyle Title
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.