University of Iowa Athletics
Diving

Frank Van Dijkhuizen

Class So.
Hometown Amsterdam, Netherlands
Previous School Willem Blaeu College

Iowa Items — his best scores on one-meter (333.60) and three-meter (375.45) rank fourth and third, respectively, on Iowa’s all-time best performers list.

2008-09 — led team on one-meter (330.53) and three-meter (375.45) competition… the three-meter score ranks third on Iowa’s all-time best performers list… placed 12th on one-meter (319.20) and 16th on platform (280.65) at Big Ten Championships… placed 15th on one-meter (575.95) and three-meter (646.00) at NCAA Qualifier… named Big Ten Diver of the Week Jan. 27 for his wins on one-meter (316.13) and three-meter (336.45) vs. Northwestern… posted wins on one-meter and three-meter three times each… did not finished lower than third during the regular season… letterwinner.

2007-08 — named Big Ten Diver of the Week three times (10/23/07, 10/30/07, 1/29/08)… led team on one-meter (333.60) and three-meter (359.20)… the one-meter score ranks fourth in school history… recorded six victories and four runner-up finishes… placed fifth at Ohio State Invite in three-meter diving (359.20)… placed 16th on one-meter (298.25/256.25) and 12th on three-meter (300.10/298.00) at NCAA Zone C diving qualifier… “Lobby” Lobdel Diving MVP award… letterwinner.

2006-07 — led team on one-meter (312.68) and three-meter (337.95)… won five duals… named Big Ten Diver of the Week for winning both one and three-meter events (283.00, 322.90) vs. Wisconsin and Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

High School — named Best Diver of the Year in Netherlands as a junior… as a freshman was national champion on all boards in age group “B”… national champion as a sophomore on three-meter synchro in age group “A”… as a junior was national champion on three-meter and three-meter synchro in seniors… was national champion as junior and senior on all boards… placed fourth at 2004 European junior championships in three-meter synchro… placed ninth at 2005 World junior championships in three-meter synchro… club team was AZ and PC Amersfoort and club coach was Wessel Zimmerman.

Personal — born January 1, 1988… son of Man and Sonja Van Dijkhuizen… business major

Van Dijkhuizen’s Collegiate Best Scores
One-Meter – 333.60 vs. Western Illinois, 1/18/08
Three-Meter – 375.45 at Michigan State, 10/25/08