Gwen Smithberg
Gwen Smithberg
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.-2L
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Kennedy Catholic
Position: Diving

Academic Notes: Majoring in exercise science...Three-time WAC All-Academic selection...Three-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete award recipient.

Career Notes: School record holder on platform (261.10).

2013-14 (Senior): Missed the WAC Championships due to injury...Second-best score on platform in the conference...Qualified for NCAA Zone E Meet...Finished 41st on 3-meter with a score of 231.65 and 45th on 1-meter with a score of 219.85 at Zones...Season-high score of 278.25 on 1-meter versus Northern Colorado...Season-high score of 310.43 on 3-meter versus Colorado State...Finished third on platform at Air Force Diving Invitational with season-high score of 247.65...Finished fourth on platform at Wildcat Diving Invitational...Placed first on 3-meter versus New Mexico, Colorado State and New Mexico State...Named WAC Diver of the Week on Dec. 10...Led the team on platform, second-best score on 3-meter and third-best score on 1-meter for the season.

2012-13 (Junior): Totaled one gold medal with one All-WAC first team honor and two second team honors at WAC Championships...Competed on all three boards at the WAC Championships...Won on platform with a school record and NCAA Zone Meet qualifying score of 261.10 after fourth best prelim score of 204.95...Finished fourth on 3-meter with a score of 283.50 after fourth best prelim score of 272.20...Finished fifth on 1-meter with a score of 268.55 after a prelim score of 260.50...Career-high and NCAA Zone Meet qualifying scores of 272.93 on 1-meter and 294.98 on 3-meter versus Colorado State...Third-best scores on team on 1-meter and 3-meter in addition to top score on platform for the season.

2011-12 (Sophomore): Competed on all three boards at WAC Championship...Advanced to final and finished sixth on platform with a career best score of 217.10, the fourth-highest platform score in program history...Advanced to B final and finished 12th on 3-meter with a career best score of 279.55 and advanced to B final and finished 15th on 1-meter at 234.55...Career high 1-meter score of 240.68 vs Idaho...Second best platform score on team, fourth best 3-meter and fifth best 1-meter score for the season.

Bellevue College (2009-11): Attended Bellevue College in Bellevue, Wash.

High School: Lettered one year in diving at Kennedy Catholic HS…Finished 20th in the state of Washington in 2006…Took first place on 3-meter at Pacific Northwest Diving competition…Took second place on 1-meter and platform at Oregon State Games…Also lettered three years in gymnastics…Was 2008 all-around Washington state champion…Named Seattle Post Intelligencer MVP gymnast of winter season in 2008, three time team MVP. 

Personal: Gwendolyn Marie Smithberg was born March 13, 1991 in Seattle, Wash…Daughter of Stacey and Matthew Smithberg…Two older sisters, Laura and Christine…Hobbies include camping and playing cards.