Swimming & Diving
Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
2013-14: Garnered a pair of third-place finishes on the 1-meter board and the platform at the Nike Cup Invitational ... Earned a personal-best score of 341.45 in the 1-meter final ... Scored for Duke in the 1-meter and platform competitions at the ACC Championship while notching a personal-best award of 326.85 in the platform preliminaries ... Advanced to the finals in all three disciplines at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships ... Placed 11th on the platform for his highest finish.
2012-13: Earned qualification to the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships, where he competed in all three events ... Placed 11th at Zones on the 1-meter board, posting a personal-best score of 309.15 in the finals ... Also recorded a best score at the ACC Championships, garnering an award of 281.10 in the preliminaries of the platform competition ... Took third on the platform and fourth on the 3-meter at the Nike Cup Invitational.
Prior to Duke: Lettered four years at Long Beach Polytechnic High School ... Three-time state and division diving champion ... California Interscholastic Federation Masters Championship record holder ... Also captured league championships all four seasons ... Won a pair of AAU Junior National Diving Championships in 2006 and 2008 ... Member of the U.S. Junior National Diving Team from 2006-2011 ... Spent the 2011 season as a member of the Rose Bowl Junior Olympic Dive team, taking second on the 1-meter and 3-meter boards at the 2012 U.S. Junior Winter regional meet ... Selected the Athlete of the Year by the Long Beach Press Telegram each of his four years ... Also honored by the Long Beach Yacht Club and the Long Beach Rotary Club ... Named the Century Club Long Beach Boys Diving Player of the Year all four years ... Earned his school’s Pursuit of Excellence Medallion as the top male athlete of the year as a junior and senior ... Served as Long Beach Polytechnic’s International Ambassador as a senior ... Attended the Global Youth Leadership Conference in China during the summer of 2010 ... Earned a spot on the honor roll all four years.
Personal: Born Deon Nye Reid on Feb. 19, 1994 in Inglewood, Calif. ... Son of Deon and Dawn Reid ... Has one brother, Drew ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.
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