University of Iowa Athletics
Diving

Jonatan Posligua

Class Sr.
Hometown Guayaquil, Ecuador
High School Unidad Educativa Liceo Naval de Guayaquil

Hawk Item — Ranks sixth in school history off the platform (331.20).

2019-20 Honors — CSCAA honorable mention Scholar All-American… Academic All-Big Ten selection… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… Dean’s List for fall and spring semesters. 2019-20 — Posted an NCAA Zone Diving standard off the platform (312.65)… had collegiate-best scores off the 1-meter (298.43) and had a season-best scores of 302.65 off the 3-meter and 312.65 off platform… scored at the Big Ten Championships off the platform, placing 19th with a 273.40… finished 11th off the platform (596.55) at the NCAA Zone D Diving Championships… also was 26th off the 1-meter (241.15) and 31st off 3-meter (229.55).

2018-19 Honors — CSCAA honorable mention Scholar All-American… Academic All-Big Ten selection… named to the Dean’s List in both the fall and spring semesters. 2018-19 – Posted an NCAA Zone Diving standard off the platform (331.20)… dove to a career-best on the 3-meter (326.85) at the Big Ten Championships and on the platform (331.20) at the Hawkeye Invitational… dove to NCAA Zone Standards on the platform (331.20).

2017-18 Honors — CSCAA honorable mention Scholar All-American… named to the Dean’s List for the fall and spring semesters. 2017-18 — Dove to NCAA Zone Diving Standards off the 3-meter (320.20)… ranked second on the team off the platform (294.55)… placed 19th off the platform (241.70), 27th off 3-meter (263.45), and 30th off 1-meter (257.15) at the NCAA Zone D Diving Championships with a score of 241.70.

High School — Earned a silver medal off the platform at the Youth South American Games in Lima, Peru… placed third off the platform at the South American Diving Championship in Medellin, Colombia (261.45)… competed at the 2015 National Junior Diving Championship, finishing with a score of 475.00 off the platform… named Best High School Athlete of the Year from 2013-16… received high school sports merit honor in 2013 and 2016… volunteered at “Serli” — an institution that takes care of disabled people… high school swimming coach was Jesus Estevez Gonzales, diving coach was Erick Fornaris Alvarez.

Personal — Born Sept. 11, 1998, in Buenos Aires, Argentina… son of Alex Omar Posligua Moreno and Esperanza Yanet Velez Loor… majoring in industrial engineering.

Posligua’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
1-Meter 298.43 at Northwestern 1/18/20
3-Meter 326.85 Big Ten Championships 3/1/19
Platform 331.20 Hawkeye Invitational 11/17/18