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Veronica Rydze
Veronica Rydze

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Iowa City, IA

High School:
City

Event:
Diving

06/22/2012

Rydze & Freeman Finish 4th at Olympic Trials

Former UI duo have strong showing in 3-meter synchro event

06/20/2012

Freeman Finishes 18th in 3-Meters at Olympic Trials

Former Hawkeye advanced to semifinals; finished with a score of 484.65

03/28/2012

59 Hawkeyes Named Winter Academic All-Big Ten

Iowa student-athletes honored for academic excellence

03/10/2012

Hawkeyes Conclude NCAA Zone D Diving Championships

Molina finishes 7th in the men's platform event

03/08/2012

Divers Kick Off Zone D Diving Championships

Hawkeyes competed on the 3-meter springboard

Iowa Items -- her best scores on one-meter (272.10) and three-meter (302.62) rank 10th and sixth, respectively, on Iowa's all-time best performers list.

2008-09 -- won three-meter vs. Northwestern with a collegiate-best 302.62... that score ranks sixth in school history... her collegiate-best 272.10 on one-meter at Missouri Inivte ranks 10th in school history... placed 18th on three-meter (265.25) and 23rd on one-meter (228.15) at NCAA Qualifier... recorded 12 top-three finishes... academic all-Big Ten... placed seventh on three-meter synchro with Hawkeye teammate Deidre Freeman at 2009 U.S. Diving Nationals... won three-meter synchro event with Freeman and placed seventh on individual one-meter at 2009 National Preliminary Zone C meet... letterwinner.

2007-08 -- won three-meter (236.55) vs. Minnesota... recorded five top-five finishes... scored collegiate bests on one-meter (260.85) and three-meter (270.76)... letterwinner.

High School -- two-time state champion and two-time state runner-up on one-meter... all-American and team captain as a senior... set six and 11-dive school records on one-meter... high school coach was Tony Kramer... club coach was Bob Rydze... ran on state and Drake Relays shuttle hurdle relay in track senior year... track team captain senior year.

Personal -- born August 15, 1988... daughter of Bob and Elaine Rydze... father is University of Iowa diving coach... mother is Coe College cross country coach... biology major.

Rydze's Collegiate Bests

EventScoreMeetDate
One-Meter272.10at Missouri Invite12/5-7/08
Three-Meter302.62Northwestern1/24/09