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Women's Swimming & Diving
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Nikki Craft
Position: Diving
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bay Village, Ohio
High School: Bay High School

2013-2014: Craft began her senior season with a fifth-place finish in the one-meter dive against Purdue before taking first in the three-meter dive. From that point on, she placed first in the one-meter diving event seven times over the course of the season. Craft won the event against Akron, Cincinnati, Buffalo, Ball State, Evansville, Bowling Green and Ohio. She finished second in the one-meter dive twice, against Eastern Michigan and at the MAC Championships. In the three-meter event, Craft was first against Cincinnati, Buffalo, Ball State, Evansville, Bowling Green and Ohio and placed second against Eastern Michigan, Akron and at the MAC Championships. Craft also earned All-MAC Second Team and Academic All-MAC.

2012-13: Once recovered from a back injury, Craft came back stronger than ever, winning the three-meter boards four times this season and and the one-meter boards three times. She finished runner-up in both contests at Kenyon, but finished first in the three-meter board contest at the 2012 Miami Invitational. She went on to win both board events at Cincinnati and Toledo, and against Buffalo. In the final meet of the season at Ohio, Craft took first in the three-meter board contest and second in the one-meter boards.

2011-2012: Named the MAC's Diver of the Year, earning the 2012 MAC Women's Outstanding Diver award at the MAC championships...also named to the All-MAC First Team...Earned a third-place finish with 298.80 points in the 1-meter diving event....first in the MAC in the 3-meter diving event with 334.05 points.

2010-11: Won seven events during the season ... the top qualifier on the 3-meter board in the preliminary round at the MAC Championships ... finished second on the 1-meter and sixth on the 3-meter at the conference championship meet ... recorded top scores of 290.47 and 317.70 in the 1- and 3-meter dives, respectively.

High School: Three-time Ohio State Diving Champion ... All-American diver ... captain of the Bay High School Women's Swim Team.

Personal: Parents are David and Patricia Craft ... special education major.



Craft's Career Bests

(Top Scores Through Feb. 5, 2013)

EventScore
One Meter 316.43
Three Meter 6 Dives 331.20
Three Meter 11 Dives 334.05
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