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Taryn Harris
Taryn Harris
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.-3L
Hometown: East Wenatchee, Wash.
High School: Southridge
Position: Diving

Academic Notes: Majoring in management … Three-time Academic All-WAC selection … Three-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.

2009-10 (Junior): Won silver medal on the 1-meter springboard at the WAC Championships … Earned All-WAC first-team … Placed fourth on 3-meter at the WAC Championships … Earned All-WAC second-team … Reset NAU record on 3-meter with a score of 350.48 at No. 2 Arizona and Oregon State … Turned in 10th-best 1-meter score at Zone Regional Championships … Finished 12th in championship final … Had six first-place finishes in dual meets ... Five second-place results in duals … Finished 33rd on 3-meter at Zones … Twice selected Verizon Wireless WAC Diver of the Week … Fourth-place on 1-meter and seventh-place on 3-meter at Arizona Diving Invitational … Put up second-best team score on 1-meter at No. 2 Arizona and Oregon State.

2008-09 (Sophomore): Earned a pair of bronze medals at the WAC Championships on the 1-meter and 3-meter ... Represented NAU for a second straight year at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships and placed eighth on the 1-meter, missing a spot at the NCAA Championships by just three spots ... Also placed 12th overall on the 3-meter at Zones ... Twice named the WAC Diving Athlete of the Week ... Earned first award after a pair of wins on 1-meter and 3-meter at Idaho on Nov. 14 and the second award after placing fifth on the 3-meter and 18th on the 1-meter at the very competitive Arizona Wildcat Invite on Nov. 23 ... Scored a career-best and pool-record score of 327.83 to win the 3-meter vs. New Mexico State on Dec. 6 ... Scored a career-best 291.00 to win the 1-meter at Arizona on Jan. 2 and also took first place on 3-meter at that meet.

2007-08 (Freshman): Represented NAU at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships in her first year, finishing 22nd on 3-meter and 30th on 1-meter ... Took fourth on the 1-meter at the WAC Championships with a season-high score of 289.95 ... Placed eighth on the 3-meter at the WAC meet ... Took third on 3-meter and fifth on 1-meter vs. USC on Jan. 25 ... Took third on 1-meter vs. Idaho and New Mexico State on Nov. 10 and scored 277.05 on the 3-meter.

High School: A 2007 graduate of Southridge High School … Member of S.P.O.R.T. Gymnastics (owned by her mother) … Member of THDC (Tualatin Hills Dive Club) … Diver of the year from 2004-2006 … Diving district champion in 2005 and placed second at state … Held the 1- meter diving record at Wenatchee High School (426.25 points) where she lettered for two years … Earned two artistic awards on floor in gymnastics.

Personal Info: Taryn Danielle Harris was born Sept. 28, 1988 in Eugene, Ore. … Daughter of Chance and Sue Harris … Has one brother, Trace and one sister, Tori … Brother Trace is a high school pole vaulter … Enjoys reading … Most memorable experience in high school career was winning the floor event at the Cascadian Elite Gymnastics Challenge in 2002 ... Most exciting event she remembers is skydiving with her father in 2007.

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