University of Iowa Athletics
Diving

Brandis Heffner

Class So.
Hometown Bloomington, Ill.
Previous School University

Hawk Item — Ranks fifth in the UI record books off the 3-meter (366.90) and sixth off 1-meter (341.55).

2016-17 — Posted a collegiate-best performance off the 1-meter (350.93) and season-best performances off the 3-meter (361.55) and platform (239.70)… posted an NCAA Zone Diving standard off 1-meter and 3-meter… led the team off the 3-meter…. placed 14th off the 1-meter (624.75) and 3-meter (672.75) at the NCAA Zone D Diving Championships… named the Big Ten Conference Diver of the Week on Oct. 5… placed 20th off the 3-meter at the Big Ten Championships (326.50)… honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All-American… Academic All-Big Ten… named to Dean’s List during spring semester.

2015-16 — Posted NCAA Zone Diving Standards on the 1-meter (341.55) and 3-meter (366.90)… led the team on the 3-meter and had second-best 1-meter score… advanced to 1-meter and 3-meter finals at NCAA Zone D Diving Championships, finishing 14th off 3-meter (323.65) and 18th (293.05) on 1-meter… had a prelim score of 342.75 in 3-meter… finished 16th on the 1-meter (283.75) at the Big Ten Championships… won the 3-meter competition in dual against Western Illinois (2/5)… honorable-mention CSCAA Scholar All-American… Academic All-Big Ten honoree… named to UI’s Dean’s List for fall and spring semesters.

2014-15 — Posted NCAA Zone Diving qualifying marks on the 1-meter and 3-meter… led team on the 1-meter after diving to a collegiate-best score of 325.88 against Minnesota (10/31)… top score off the 3-meter (353.10) ranked second on the team and sixth all-time… is tied-eighth all-time off the 1-meter… dove to eight top-5 finishes, including a pair of wins against Western Illinois off the 1-meter (299.80) and 3-meter (353.10)… named Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2013-14 — Recorded an NCAA Zone Diving standard in the one-meter springboard (314.00)… dove to a personal-best 314.30 at NCAA Zone Diving on the one-meter, placing 19th… recorded a collegiate best in the three-meter (308.50) at Big Ten Championships and platform (197.05) at the Hawekeye Invitational… dove to three second place finishes… letterwinner.

High School — All-America and all-state selection as a senior after winning the Illinois State Meet with 447.25 points… three-time Intercity Diving champion… sectional champion as a junior, conference champion as a senior… finished 23rd at the state meet as a junior and 28th as a sophomore… was the conference runner-up as a sophomore and junior before winning title as a senior… led team to three conference championships and a third, eighth and fifth place state team finish… holds school records in six dives (292.55) and 11 dives (510.75)… personal bests are 292.55 (1-meter/6 dives), 514.05 (1-meter/11 dives) and 515.90 (3-meter/11 dives)… member of the honor roll all four years… coaches were Michelle Meyer (high school) and Phil Hoffmann (club).

Personal — Born April 7, 1995, in Bloomington, Ill… son of Brendan and Joy Heffner… has three siblings, Alexandria, Jaxon and Trey… majoring in journalism and mass communication.

Heffner’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
1-Meter 350.93 at Minnesota 10/28/16
3-Meter 366.90 Hawkeye Invitational 12/4/15
Platform 239.80 Hawkeye Invitational 12/8/13