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Evan

Moretti

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Diving
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
City/State: Scarsdale, N.Y.
High School: Scarsdale

Bio

Honors: Honorable Mention All-America (One-Meter Diving - 2018; Three-Meter Diving - 2016) ... ACC Men's Diver of the Week (11/22/16; 1/31/17) ... All-ACC Academic (2017, 2018) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2017, 2018)

2018-19: One of nine men's divers selected to represent the ACC at the inaugural ACC/Big Ten Challenge in West Lafayette, Ind. … Finished 10th on the three-meter and on the platform at the meet … Claimed the one-meter competition against fourth-ranked NC State, with his award of 387.38 marking a career best … Won the three-meter event in three straight meets to kick off the year … Three-meter award of 402.80 against East Carolina and Richmond marked a career best.

2017-18: Captured honorable mention All-America accolades for the second time in his career, finishing 13th in the one-meter springboard competition at NCAAs ... Returned to the national stage in impressive fashion, vaulting into the top 14 after sitting 28th halfway through the event preliminaries ... Became the third repeat All-American in men’s program history, joining fellow divers John C. Connor (1949, 1950) and Nick McCrory (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014) ... Also placed 27th in the three-meter and platform preliminaries at NCAAs ... Behind his performances and that of fellow diver Nathaniel Hernandez, the Duke men tied for 33rd in the final team standings ... Earned his third consecutive trip to nationals with a top-six finish on the one-meter board at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships ... Advanced to event finals on the one and three-meter boards at the ACC Championships ... Finished seventh in the three-meter springboard finals after moving up to fourth on the all-time performance list with an award of 400.40 in preliminaries ... Also scored for Duke in the platform preliminaries with a ninth-place finish ... Claimed the one-meter competition at No. 25 Virginia (11/3) ... Notched a career-best award of 390.65 to win the three-meter event in the season opener against No. 19 Virginia Tech and No. 20 Florida State (10/14) ... At the program’s annual end-of-season banquet, took home Most Valuable Athlete and Above and Beyond Awards.  

2016-17: Returned to the NCAA Championships for the second straight season, earning a pair of top-25 finishes on the one and three-meter boards ... Secured his NCAA qualification with an eighth-place finish at the one-meter height at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships ... Added a 10th-place finish in three-meter diving at Zones ... Scored for Duke with a 16th-place finish on the three-meter, a 18th-place showing on the one-meter and a 20th-place finish on the platform at the ACC Championships ... Won the one-meter event and took second on the three-meter in a Duke victory at North Carolina (1/29) ... Tabbed the ACC Men's Diver of the Week Jan. 31 after guiding the Blue Devils to their first dual meet victory over the Tar Heels since 1939 ... Also named the ACC Men's Diver of the Week Nov. 22 after winning the one-meter event and placing third on the platform at the NC State GAC Invite ... Earned a first-place finish on the three-meter board against Northwestern (10/29). 

2015-16: One of just two freshmen to advance to 3-meter finals at NCAA Championships ... Totaled 306.95 points in the event consolation final to take ninth in the flight and 16th overall, with the performance earning him honorable mention All-America accolades ... Score of 377.55 in the NCAA preliminaries marked a season-best and the fifth-highest score all-time at Duke ... Punched his ticket to NCAAs with a 10th-place finish on the 3-meter at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships ... Also reached finals on the 1-meter at Zones ... In his ACC Championships debut, advanced to 3-meter finals where he finished fifth overall ... Added points for the Blue Devils with a ninth-place finish on the platform and an 18th-place showing on the 1-meter ... Platform award of 319.90 ranked fourth on Duke's all-time performance list ... During the regular season, recorded first-place finishes on the 1-meter board four times ... Second on the platform at the Nike Cup Invitational.

Prior to Duke: Junior Nationals qualifier … State runner-up as a senior and junior … Two-time section champion … Set section record as a senior with a score of 645.8 … Scarsdale High School varsity diving record holder … Can play three musical instruments – the piano, tenor saxophone and bass clarinet … Has performed at Carnegie Hall and in Helsinski's Sibelius Academy Theatre.

Personal: Born Evan Max Moretti July 12, 1997 in New York … Son of Mary Beth Evans and Dan Moretti … Has one sister (Clare). 

Moretti Career Bests:
One-Meter: 387.38 ... 2nd all-time at Duke
Three-Meter: 402.80 ... 4th all-time at Duke
Platform: 335.20 ... 3rd all-time at Duke

At the NCAA Championships:
2016: 16th, Three-Meter ... 306.95
2017: 20th, Three-Meter ... 336.30 
           24th, One-Meter ... 302.55
2018: 13th, One-Meter ... 339.10
           27th, Three-Meter ... 336.95
           27th, Platform ... 307.45

At the ACC Championships:
2016: 5th, Three-Meter ... 354.15
           9th, Platform ... 319.90
           18th, One-Meter ... 292.10
2017: 16th, Three-Meter ... 313.70
           18th, One-Meter ... 271.85
           20th, Platform ... 250.15
2018: 4th, One-Meter ... 366.40 
           7th, Three-Meter ... 341.85
           9th, Platform ... 291.15

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