Lana Christensen
Lana Christensen
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.-3L
Hometown: Casper, Wyo.
High School: Kelly Walsh
Position: Diving

Beckman Scholarship Recipient

Academic Notes: Majoring in microbiology with a minor in chemistry … Three-time Academic All-WAC selection … Three-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award honoree … Recipient of 2010-11 Beckman Scholarship Award in biological sciences.

2009-10 (Junior): Earned All-WAC second team with a fifth-place finish on 3-meter at the WAC Championships … Placed 16th on 3-meter at NCAA Zone Regional Championships in championship final … Finished 37th on 1-meter at NCAA Zone Regional Championships … Received Verizon Wireless WAC Diver of the Week on Nov. 17 ... Placed 10th out of 20 divers on platform at 2010 Arizona Diving Invitational ... Totaled three dual meet wins on 1-meter and 3-meter … Four second places dual meet finishes … Career-best and team-best score of 2009-10 on 1-meter in double dual at No. 2 Arizona and versus Oregon State … Had third-best score on team on 3-meter with 291.38 against Washington State on Nov. 6.

2008-09 (Sophomore): Earned All-WAC Awards in all three events at the WAC Championships ... Took first team awards with fourth-place finishes on both the 1-meter and platform events and earned a second team award with a sixth-place finish on the 3-meter ... 3-meter score of 291.60 and platform score of 202.55 were career-bests ... Represented NAU at the NCAA Zone Regional Championships and advanced to the finals on the 3-meter, placing 17th overall ... Recorded the second-highest score on both the 1-meter and 3-meter vs. San Diego on Jan. 24 ... Placed second on the 1-meter vs. New Mexico State on Dec. 6 with a career-best score of 290.99 ... Earned third place on the 1-meter and fourth on the 3-meter at Arizona on Jan. 2 ... Took fourth place on the platform at the Arizona Wildcat Invite on Nov. 23.

2007-08 (Freshman): Competed in eight meets for NAU ... Placed third among NAU divers on the 1-meter on Nov. 16 with a score of 244.05 ... Earned a season-high score of 253.64 on the 1-meter at Arizona on Jan. 4 to place ninth ... Also earned a season-high score of 260.77 on the 3-meter at that meet to finish eighth ... Placed third on the 1-meter and fourth on the 3-meter at San Diego on Dec. 15.

High School: A 2007 graduate of Kelly Walsh High School … Four-year letterwinner and team co-captain as a senior for coach Dean Hawks … Four-time all-conference … All-state for one year … Also dove for the Midwest Diving Academy and did gymnastics at the Wyoming Gymnastics Center which earned nine team state championships.

Personal Info: Lanette Marie Christensen was born Jan. 27, 1989 in Casper, Wyo. … Daughter of Brian and Patti Christensen … Has one sister, Carissa (23) … Enjoys horseback riding … Is majoring in microbiology … Also considered the University of Kansas, the University of New Mexico and the University of North Dakota.