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    Michael Kreft


    Solon, OH

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    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 165



    Swim Stories: Busy Summer Months For Irish Swimming And Diving

    July's news and notes on the Notre Dame men's swimming and diving team


    Coumos Qualifies For NCAA Championship At Zone C Diving Meet

    Notre Dame freshman earns one of eight available spots from Zone C


    Irish Travel To NCAA Zone C Diving Championship

    Notre Dame looks to add qualifiers to NCAA Championship later this month


    Irish Place Seventh At ACC Diving Championships

    Notre Dame scores 78 total points in first trip to new conference meet


    Irish Divers Complete Day Two At ACC Championships

    Notre Dame sits in sixth place after first two days of competition


    10/12 Dennis Stark Relays

    Notre Dame Swimming hosted the Dennis Stark Relays on October 12th at the Rolfs Aquatic Center.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Successful sophomore campaign with the Irish diving team over the course of the season ... named co-Diver of the Year at the BIG EAST Championships, diving to a second-place finish off the 3-meter board with a score of 338.20 ... also placed sixth in the platform with a score of 227.70 and fourth in the 1-meter with a score of 300.05 ... earned a pair of fifth-place finishes at the Northwestern Invitational in the 1-meter (287.30) and the 3-meter (293.80) events ... showed flashes of dominance against Louisville, taking gold in the 3-meter (367.06) and runner-up in the 1-meter (295.42) dives ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... monogram winner.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Immediate contributor to the diving squad his first year, gaining all-BIG EAST honors ... earned the bronze medal at the BIG EAST Championships in the 3-meter dive (311.35) while taking fourth in the 1-meter dive (277.75) ... season-high point totals came in dual meet action against Northwestern, posting scores of 322.50 in the 1-meter dive and 364.43 in the 3-meter dive, placing first in both ... took second in both events in the dual meet against Michigan State ... earned a monogram.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-time All-American ... Ohio's 2010 state champion after placing second in 2009 ... seventh at the state meet in 2008 ... multiple Junior National qualifier while competing with the American Flyers Diving Club ... dove for four years under Marc Cahalane at Solon (Ohio) ... set the 11-dive pool (534.05) and school record at Solon ... also holds pool records at Lakewood and Strongsville ... three-time team MVP ... four-time all-conference, all-city and all-state selection ... two-time Cleveland Plain Dealer Player of the Week ... three time NOC Scholar Athlete Award recipient ... nationally-ranked throughout prep career ... captain of the diving squad at Solon ... plays the guitar, mandolin, and electric violin ... oldest of three children ... son of Kan and John Kreft ... full name is Michael Francis Kreft ... enrolled in the College of Science, majoring in pre-professional science.

    Kreft's Career Bests

    Event Score Meet
    1-meter (6) 322.50 Northwestern (2012)
    3-meter (6) 367.06 Louisville (2012)
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