Tricia Vallinger
Tricia Vallinger
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Poland, Ohio
High School: Poland
Events: Diving

2010-11 (Freshman): Finished in 15th in the three-meter dive and and 14th in the one-meter dive earning 188.00 and 204.55, respectively...both of her personal best scores occurred at the YSU Diving Invitational scoring 252.00 in one-meter and 246.15 in three-meter...came in second place in the one- and three-meter against Niagara, Bowling Green and UIC...at the Highlander Invitational, she came in third in both of her events.

High School: Four-year letterwinner…set the one-meter dive record in both six (335.47) and 11-dive (380.05) events…earned four top-15 finishes at the state meet in High School career in the one-meter...placed 14th (freshman), 13th (sophomore), eighth (junior) and fifth (senior)…received All-Ohio honors from 2007-10…at districts placed second, third and fifth...All-American Conference selection in 2009 and 2010…coached by Kelli Hunter.

Personal: Major is exercise science…daughter of Gloria and Frank Vallinger…has a sister (Mary)…sister was a diver at Mount Union...born April 28, 1992...competed in gymnastics until getting into diving...was a participant in the Timberbrooke Diving program...is the 2011-12 recipient of the McAtee Family Scholarship.