Laura Barber
Laura Barber
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Decatur, Ga.
High School: The Westminster Schools
Events: D

PERSONAL BESTS

Event Score Meet Date
One-Meter Diving (6) 246.29 McKendree/Bellarmine 1/13/2018
One-Meter Diving (11) 431.50 UAA Championships 2/14/2018
Three-Meter Diving (6) 261.60 Western Illinois 1/28/2017
Three-Meter Diving (11) 430.90 Grinnell 12/2/2016


2017-18:
Placed 23rd of 28 divers in the three-meter dive at nationals with a score of 392.20 ... Placed 24th of 29 divers in the one-meter dive at nationals with a score of 368.95 ... Qualified for the NCAA Division III National Championships ... Placed in the top-five of both the one- and three-meter dives at regional championships to qualify for nationals ... Finished with a personal-best 431.50 mark at the UAA Championships on Feb. 14 placing fifth overall ... Named the UAA Women's Diving Athlete of the Week on Oct. 2, Oct. 9, Oct. 30, Dec. 4, Jan. 15 and March 5 ... Selected to Google Cloud Academic All-District 5 First Team by CoSIDA ... CSCAA Scholar All-American First Team ... Academic All-UAA.

2016-17: Finished in first place during three-meter dives at Grinnell on Dec. 2 (430.90), WashU Quad Meet on Jan. 16 (232.90) and Western Illinois on Jan. 28 (261.60)... Finished ninth in the UAA Championships one-meter diving (393.70), and 10th in the three-meter diving (387.90)... Set new career-highs in the three-meter dive in both dual and championship style format with a 430.90 score in 11 dives at Grinnell (12/2) and 261.60 score in six dives at Western Illinois (1/28)... UAA all-academic.

2015-16: Posted a regional qualifying score of 412.00 in the one-meter diving at the Principia Diving Invite ... Named the UAA Women's Diving Athlete of the Week Feb. 1 ... Finished 11th in the one-meter diving and 10th in the three-meter diving at the UAA Championships ... UAA all-academic.

2014-15: Finished seventh in the one-meter diving at the UAA Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Team captain and four-year letterwinner in diving at The Westminster Schools ... Also lettered four years in gymnastics ... Placed fifth at state as a sophomore and again as a senior ... Team MVP as a sophomore ... National Merit finalist ... National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Majoring in mechanical engineering ... Daughter of Brian and Roberta Barber.