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Jaina

Gaudette

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Diving
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
City/State: Windsor, Ontario
High School: Assumption College Catholic HS

Bio

Honors: 

  • CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team (2019)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19)

2018-19: Earned a top-30 finish on the platform at the NCAA Championships ... Locked up a return trip to the national stage with a third-place platform finish at Zones ... Award of 267.80 in the event preliminaries was good for the fourth-highest in program history ... Finished in scoring position on the one and three-meter boards at the ACC Championships. 

2017-18: Placed 22nd on the platform in her NCAA Championships debut ... Secured her trip to nationals with a fifth-place finish in that event at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships ... Was also top-25 on the three-meter springboard at Zones ... Scored for the Blue Devils in both springboard competitions at the ACC Championships, placing 21st in the one and three-meter preliminaries. 

2016-17: Earned an award of 276.30 on the one-meter board against NC State to crack the Blue Devils' all-time performance list in the event ... Won the platform competition in a dual meet against No. 5 Virginia (1/20) ... Qualified for Zones in all three events, advancing to the platform finals where she posted a 12th-place finish. 

Prior to Duke: Summer nationals and junior nationals qualifier as a member of the Legacy Diving club program … Won the 16-18 girls platform competition at 2016 edition of Zones meet ... 1-meter springboard champion at 2013 U.S. Junior East Nationals … Captured a regional title on the 1-meter board in 2015 … Placed 12th on the platform at 2015 summer nationals ... Three-time recipient of her school's Honors with Distinction Award ... Also received the Principal Circle Honors Award.

Personal: Born Jaina Avery Gaudette May 6, 1998 in Detroit ... Daughter of Jeffrey and Kimberly Gaudette ... Has one sister (Emma) and one brother (Charlie). 

Gaudette Career Bests:
One-Meter: 276.30 ... 10th all-time at Duke
Three-Meter: 297.25 … 10th all-time at Duke
Platform: 267.80 ... 4th all-time at Duke

At the NCAA Championships:
2018: 22nd, Platform ... 239.20
2019: 27th, Platform ... 239.45

At the ACC Championships:
2018: 21st, One-Meter ... 235.25
           21st, Three-Meter ... 242.95
2019: 23rd, One-Meter ... 216.80
           24th, Three-Meter ... 232.80

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