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Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
 Kirby Quinn

Honors: CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2014) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015)

2014-15: Duke’s top performer on the 3-meter springboard as a sophomore … Qualified for the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships in both springboard events … Placed 28th in the 1-meter (239.40) and 3-meter (254.14) preliminaries … Came in 21st in the 1-meter preliminaries at the ACC Championship, earning an award of 244.35 … Took 30th in the 3-meter trials … Placed eighth on the platform at the Nike Cup Invitational … Won the 3-meter event twice during the regular season … Garnered an award of 282.00 against UNC Wilmington (10/25), with that performance ranking fifth on the Blue Devils’ all-time chart. 

2013-14: Won the 3-meter event in her collegiate debut at UNC Wilmington ... Took second in the same discipline at the Nike Cup Invitational ... Won the 3-meter against Richmond with a personal-best score of 333.15 ... Season best on the platform came in a 224.90 performance in the ACC Championship preliminaries ... Qualified to compete in all three events at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships ... Over the summer, qualified for the AT&T National Diving Championships in the 3-meter synchronized event where she placed sixth in the finals.

Prior to Duke: Program record holder in diving at Bishop Eustace … NISCA All-American … Finished second at the state championships as a sophomore … Also competed for Steve Kuttruff as a member of the Centennial Diving Junior Olympic team … Two-time Junior National finalist and a six-time Junior East National qualifier … Placed 10th in the women’s synchronized 3-meter springboard competition at the 2010 AT&T National Diving Championships … National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born Kirby Elizabeth Quinn on Dec. 27, 1994 in Voorhess, N.J. … Daughter of Patrick and Brenda Quinn … Father, Patrick, played lacrosse at C.W. Post (1980-82) where current Duke head coach John Danowski was an assistant at the time … Uncle, Larry Quinn, was an All-American goalkeeper in lacrosse at Johns Hopkins (1982-85) who led the Blue Jays to a pair of national championships and won three world championships with the U.S. National Team ... Majoring in evolutionary anthropology.

Quinn Career Bests:

1-Meter 282.00 5th all-time at Duke
3-Meter 333.15 3rd all-time at Duke
Platform 224.90 6th all-time at Duke
Position: Diving
Year: Junior
City/State: Cherry Hill, N.J.
High School: Bishop Eustace
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