University of Iowa Athletics
Diving

Lauren Kelba

Class RS Sr.
Hometown Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2014-15 — Recorded collegiate-best scores on the 1-meter (299.85) and 3-meter (332.17) against Illinois… posted NCAA Zone Diving Standards on 1-meter, 3-meter, and platform (230.20)… 3-meter score of 332.17 ranks fifth all-time in UI history… ranks eighth all-time on 1-meter… recorded 11 top-5 finishes… named Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2013-14 — Did not compete… redshirted.

2012-13 — Posted NCAA Zone qualifying scores in 1-meter (295.95) and 3-meter (327.60)… finished 15th in 1-meter (525.05), 17th in platform (223.60) and 39th in 3-meter (230.70) at NCAA Zone D Championships… placed 14th in 1-meter (294.00), 16th in 3-meter (273.00) and completed in platform (224.15) at Big Ten Championships… dove to collegiate bests in 1-meter (295.95) vs. Illinois and 3-meter (327.60) at the Big Ten Championships… posted season best score in platform (224.15) at the Big Ten Championships… posted 11 top-five finishes… letterwinner.

2011-12 — Iowa’s only diver to compete on the platform (256.95)… posted collegiate best times on the one-meter (270.23) and three-meter (286.95) vs. Illinois… also posted a collegiate best time on the platform (256.95) at the Big Ten Championships… placed 15th in the platform (234.85) at the Big Ten Championships… placed 23rd on the three-meter at the Canadian Diving Winter Championships and World Cup Trials… recorded 13 top-five finishes… named Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2010-11– Scored collegiate bests on one-meter (254.55) vs. Illinois and three-meter (278.60) at the Shamrock Invitational… was the only Hawkeye diver to compete in the platform dive (221.35).. recorded 11 top-five finishes… letterwinner.

High School– Alberta Provincial Championships, junior and senior platform champion… 2010 Senior Nationals finalist on the one-meter… four-time Junior National qualifier… multiple medalist in all three events at Provincial Championships… finished fourth at the Western Canadian Championships… coached by Igor Paskov and Igor Kopecky.

Personal —  Born July 11, 1991… daughter of Carol Cook and Grant Kelba… has one sibling, Chelsea… majoring in ethics and public policy.

Kelba’s Collegiate Bests

Event Score Meet Date
1-Meter 299.85 at Illinois 1/17/15
3-Meter 332.17 at Illinois 1/17/15
Platform 256.95 Big Ten Championships 2/18/12