University of Iowa Athletics
Diving

Will Brenner

Class Sr.
Hometown Ypsilanti, Mich.
High School Huron

2018-19 – NCAA Championships qualifier off the 1-meter… posted NCAA Zone Diving standards off 1-meter (364.65) and 3-meter (394.30)… school record-holder on the 1-meter springboard with a score of 368.00… finishing 44th off the 1-meter at the NCAA Championships with a score of 277.05… placed ninth overall at the NCAA Zone D Diving Championships on the 1-meter, recording a score of 338.15 in trials before posting a 332.80 in finals… placed 10th at the B1G Championships on the 1-meter (357.45)… led the team off the 1-meter and 3-meter.

2017-18 Honors — Recipient of the team Strength & Conditioning Award. 2017-18 — Posted NCAA Zone Diving standards off the 1-meter (355.35) and 3-meter (366.35)… led the team off the 1-meter… finished 12th off the 1-meter with a 673.40 total at NCAA Zones… placed 20th off 3-meter with a score of 676.25… placed 23rd at the Big Ten Championships off the 3-meter with a 338.45 score… dove to three individual victories.

2016-17 Honors — Recipient of the Wentworth “Lobbey” Lobdell Award, given to the top male diver. 2016-17 — posted NCAA Zone Diving standards off the 1-meter (368.00) and 3-meter (361.55)… had a school-record performance off 1-meter (368.00) against South Dakota… dove to season-bests off the 3-meter (357.10) and platform (293.65)… led the team in both 1-meter and platform… placed 20th off 1-meter at NCAA Zones with a 292.75… dove to a top-10 finish off the 1-meter at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 10th (361.15) overall… also finished 23rd off the platform at Big Tens (259.60).

2015-16 — Posted an NCAA Zone Diving Standard on the 1-meter (365.00), where he led the team… had season-bests of 319.35 (3-meter) and 280.65 (platform)… broke the school 1-meter record at the Hawkeye Invitational, finishing with a dive of 365.00… two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Dec. 9, Feb. 10)… advanced to the final and placed 11th off the 1-meter (328.40) at the NCAA Zone D Diving Championships… had a score of 334.05 in the prelims… also placed 16th off platform (251.80) at Zones… finished 11th on 1-meter (322.75) at Big Ten Championships… dove to four 1-meter titles on the year.

High School — Three-time All-American… four-time all-state and all-district selection… three-time team Most Valuable Player… dove to a 16th place finish at Winter Nationals… finished second and eighth at the state meet as a senior, third and 10th as a junior, fourth and 12 as a sophomore, and 14th and 15th as a freshman… also was a state qualifier as a swimmer, where he was a three-time placewinner in 50 free and 200-free relay… holds school record in six dives (335.35) and pool record in six dives (323.80)… holds school and pool records in 11 dives (534.75)… also is a school-recordholder in 50 free (20.37), 200-free relay (1:24.83), and 400-free relay (3:08.43)… also was team captain in tennis, helping team to a pair of state titles… won one individual title and earned two runner-up finishes… high school coaches were Eric and Andrea Stanczyk and Brad Huttenga.

Personal — Born July 6, 1997, in Ann Arbor, Michigan… son of Karl and Christine Brenner… has two sibings, Ben and Brooke… majoring in interdepartmental studies.

Brenner’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
1-Meter 368.00 South Dakota 11/3/16
3-Meter 394.30 Western Illinois 2/1/19
Platform 293.65 Northwestern 1/21/17