University of Iowa Athletics

Lydia Lehnert

Class Sr.
Hometown Frederick, Md.
High School Urbana
Lydia Lehnert - Women's Swim & Dive - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item — NCAA Championships qualifier in 2016… shares the UI record off the platform (312.20) and ranks 10th off the 3-meter (312.00).

2016-17 — Redshirted… did not compete this season.

2015-16 — NCAA qualifier off the platform… placed 36th at NCAA Championships with a score of 206.95… earned NCAA bid by placing ninth off platform at NCAA Zone D Championships with a score of 261.45… posted Zone Diving standards on 1-meter (271.85), 3-meter (311.70), and platform (256.90)… led the team in 3-meter, was second off platform, and third off 1-meter… dove to a 3-meter win in dual against Western Illinois (2/5).

2014-15 — Dove to NCAA Zone Qualifying Standards on the 1-meter (279.35), 3-meter (312.00), and platform (312.20)… broke the school record off the platform at the Big Ten Championships (312.20)… led the team on the platform… finished 11th on the platform at the NCAA Zone D Championships… posted 11 top-5 finishes… posted wins against Northwestern on the 3-meter (273.08) and Western Illinois off the platform (270.05)… competed at the 2014 USA Diving AT&T Senior National Diving Championships in the senior women’s platform, finishing 20th with a score of 235.25 in the quarterfinals… letterwinner.

2013-14 — Posted an NCAA Zone Diving Standard on the 1-meter springboard (288.60), ranking 10th in program history… recorded a collegiate-best on the platform (253.55) to rank third in school history… posted collegiate-best on the 3-meter springboard (289.73) at Iowa State… finished in 12th place on the platform at the NCAA Zone D Diving Championships… four top-five finishes… letterwinner.

High School — Competed for Frederick County, Md., at the regional and state level as a junior and senior… county champion as a sophomore en route to first team all-county honors… finished third as a freshman en route to second team all-county honors… holds the girls county diving record of 296.50 (6 dives), set in 2011… won the platform (413.6) and finished third in the 1-meter (388.3) and 3-meter (418.5) at the 2013 USA Diving Summer Junior Region 3 Championships… won the platform (384.2) and was third in 3-meter (356.5) at the 2013 Junior East National Championships… was runner-up on 3-meter (422.0) at 2013 USA Diving Spring Junior Region 1 Championships … competed at the 2012 Junior National Diving Championships and USA Diving Age Group National Championships… finished fourth in the synchronized platform (220.6) and eighth in platform (234.4) at 2012 USA Diving National Preliminary Zone A Championships…finalist on all three events, finishing third in the platform (423.6) at the 2012 USA Diving Summer Junior Zone A Championship… placed third on the 1-meter (364.4) and fourth on 3-meter (401.8) at the 2012 USA Diving Summer Junior Region 2 Championships… finished eighth in synchronized platform (406.7) at 2012 USA Diving Winter Nationals… also competed at the 2010 Level 8 USA Gymnastics Maryland State Championships, finishing third in the all-around and second on the floor… member of the National Honor Society and was on the Highest Honors Honor Roll all four years… received the Minds in Motion Athletics and Athletics in 2010 and 2011… coaches by John Smith (deceased) and Douglas Beavers (club).

Personal — Born Feb. 15, 1995, in Leesburg, Va… daughter of Erich and Sandy Lehnert… has two siblings, Jordan and Griff… father, Erich, played college lacrosse at Western Maryland College… grandfather, Edwin, played lacrosse at John Hopkins University… majoring in psychology.

Lehnert’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
1-meter 288.60 Western Illinois 2/7/14
3-meter 312.00 at Illinois 1/17/15
Platform 312.20 at Big Ten Championships 2/18-21/15