University of Iowa Athletics
Diving

Abby Grilli

Class RS Sr.
Hometown Burr Ridge, Ill.
High School Hinsdale Central

2014-15 — Posted NCAA Zone Diving Standards on the 1-meter and 3-meter springboards… dove to a collegiate-best on the 1-meter (306.70), finishing seventh at the Big Ten Championships… ranks second all-time off the platform following a seventh-place showing (283.90) at the Big Ten Championships… finished second on the team off the 3-meter (327.70)… recorded seven top-5 finishes… honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All-American… named Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2013-14 — Recorded NCAA Zone Diving Standard scores on the 1 and 3-meter springboards… finished eighth on the 1-meter and 11th on the 3-meter at NCAA Zone D Diving Championships… finished 12th on the 3-meter springboard at Big Ten Championships… posted collegiate-best 304.20 points on the 1-meter at NCAA Zone Diving Championships…paced team on the 3-meter, registering a season-high 336.97 points at Iowa State… was named Big Ten Diver of the Week three times (Nov. 19, Dec. 17, Jan. 21)… recipient of the Nancilea Underwood Diving Award… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2012-13 — Co-captain… posted NCAA Zone qualifying scores in the 1-meter and 3-meter events… finished 11th in the 1-meter (537.80), 23rd in platform (181.55) and 25th in 3-meter (266.85) at the NCAA Zone D Championships… led team in the 3-meter (354.10)… placed ninth in the 3-meter with a collegiate best score of 354.10 at the Big Ten Championships… also placed 11th in the 1-meter (280.10)… finished with collegiate best scores in 1-meter (289.35) vs. Illinois and platform (205.35) at Hawkeye Invitational… recipient of the Nancilia Underwood Award, which is presented to the team’s top diver… posted 13 top-five finishes… named Academic All-Big Ten… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… named to UI Dean’s List… letterwinner.

2011-12 — Posted collegiate best scores on the one-meter (288.90) vs. Western Illinois and three-meter (307.80) vs. Illinois… finished 15th on the three-meter (270.95) at the Big Ten Championships… named Academic All-Big Ten… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… recorded 12 top-five finishes… CSCAA honorable mention Scholar All-American… letterwinner.

2010-11 — Redshirted.

High School — Team captain as a junior and senior… earned NISCA All-America and all-state team honors as a junior and senior… won conference and sectional titles as a sophomore, junior and senior… voted MVP her senior season… five-time AAU All-American on the one and three meter… holds the six-dive pool record (265.55)… placed third at the 2009 state meet… National Honor Society member.

Personal — Born April 24, 1992… daughter of Mimi and Dave Grilli… elementary education major.

Grilli’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
1-meter 306.70 at Big Ten Championships 2/18-21/15
3-meter 354.10 at Big Ten Championships 2/22/13
Platform 205.35 Hawkeye Invitational 12/2/12