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AS A SENIOR: Shattered the previous Notre Dame school record in the 3-meter event with a score of 376.20 points at the Shamrock Invitational ... that score was over 25 points higher than the previous record ... won the silver at the BIG EAST Championships in the 1-meter spring board with a personal-best score of 309.60 points ... took home bronze in the 3-meter event at the league meet ... placed sixth at the NCAA Zone Championships in the 3-meter event and 10th at the 1 meter height ... swept the diving events three different meets on the season (vs. Northwestern and Louisville and at the Shamrock Invitational) ... recorded an additional win at the 3-meter height against Michigan and placed second at the same meet off the 1-meter board ... recorded six of the top 10 scores off the 1- and 3-meter boards on the sea- son, which included the top three performances off the 1- meter event ... leaves Notre Dame as the best 3-meter diver and the third best per- former at the 1-meter height ... amassed seven all-BIG EAST honors ... assumed the role of captain for the Irish during her senior season.

AS A JUNIOR: Joined premier company after earning the BIG EAST's Most Outstanding Diver Award at the 2009 league championship meet and became just the third Irish diver to compete at the NCAA Championships ... swept the 1- and 3-meter events at the conference finale for a pair of all-BIG EAST honors ... won the 1-meter with a score of 290.15 while taking the latter event with 294.30 points ... continued her success at the NCAA Zone C Diving meet with a sixth-place finish off the 1-meter board (537.50) ... placed 32nd at the NCAA Championships in the 3-meter (245.65) and 32nd in the 1-meter (245.30) ... best dual meet performances came during the Shamrock Invitational in the 3-meter (307.05) and at Michigan in the 1-meter (298.27) ... received team's Most Improved award.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Earned a pair of all- BIG EAST honors ... finished first in the 3-meter event and was third off the 1-meter board ... followed a score of 272.70 in the 1-meter event in the prelims of the BIG EAST Championships with a 240.50 mark in the final heat ... top score in that event was a 306.89 at the Shamrock Invitational ... solid against Toledo with a score of 264.22 ... off the 3-meter board she set a season-best during the Shamrock Invitational (315.00) ... notched total counts of 266.90 and 254.60 during the league meet in the same event ... posted a preliminary score of 245.60 and a final round count of 250.0 for a 495.60 total in the 3-meter event at the NCAA Zone C diving meet ... those scores earned her a 15th-place finish ... registered respective scores of 252.45 and 240.50 in the preliminary and final rounds of the zone meet, good for 13th overall among the 41 divers competing in the event ... won team's award as the most improved diver.

AS A FRESHMAN: Pulled in best 1-meter (11 dives) performance of the year at the NCAA Zone C Championships ... that effort placed her in 16th behind teammate Tiffany Robak ... qualified for both the 1-meter (6 dives) and the 3-meter (6 dives) for the BIG EAST Championships ... finished third in the 1- meter to earn her first all-BIG EAST honors ... finished 10th in the 3-meter with a score of 221.15 behind teammates Tara Hyer and Robak.

THE STITT FILE: Team captain for the 2009-10 season ... diving state champion in Michigan ... two-time team MVP for West Ottawa (Mich.) ... won the state's Diver of the Year honors as a senior ... served as high school team captain for the 2005-06 campaign ... all-state and All-American in each of her three high school seasons ... NISCA high school All- American ... USA Diving Scholar Athlete ... all- state in the pole vault in 2005 ... track and field team captain during her final prep campaign ... born May 8, 1989, in Grand Rapids, Mich. ... daughter of Mary and Ray Stitt ... active in gymnastics as a youth ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters as an English major with a peace studies minor.

Stitt's Career Bests

Event Score Meet
1-meter (6) 309.60 BIG EAST (2010)
3-meter (6) 376.20 Shamrock Invite (2009)

Natalie Stitt
Natalie  Stitt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Holland, MI

High School:
West Ottawa

Height:
5-6

Event:
Diving

Birthdate:
05/08/1989

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