Collin Pollard wins the 3-meter title.
THIS SEASON: Diver Collin Pollard, a 2016 senior, is one of the top all-around divers in the Pac-12, skilled on all boards. A reliable scorer in dual meets and at the Pac-12 level, he is a career nine-time conference finalist looking to qualify for his second consecutive NCAA Championships.
2015: Pollard, as a 2015 junior, made his debut at the NCAA Championships and scored in two events, finishing 11th on both 1-meter (387.00) and on platform (380,25). He was also 22nd on 3-meter (367.60) ... At the 2015 Pac-12s, Pollard was a three-time finalist again, posting career bests with a third on platform (395.60) and a fourth on 1-meter (353.15) and tying a career-best with a fifth on 3-meter (396.15). At the 2015 Zone E Championships, Pollard was third on 1-meter (743.05), seventh on 3-meter (738.15) and fifth on platform (708.80) ... He earned 2015 Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention honors.
2014: Pollard, as a 2014 sophomore transfer, was a three-time Pac-12 Championships finalist and also a NCAA Zone E 3-meter finalist. At the Pac-12s, Pollard took fifth on both 3-meter (368.50) and platform (354.85) and was seventh on 1-meter (357.15) ... At the Zone E meet, he finished 11th (692.20 points) ... Prior to the season, he competed at the 2013 U.S. Diving Winter Nationals where he was a semifinalist on platform and a quarterfinalist on springboard.
CALIFORNIA: Pollard was one of the conference's top divers as a 2013 freshman and reached the finals on all three boards at the Pac-12 Championships ... He was fifth on platform (309.10), sixth on 1-meter (331.15) and seventh on 3-meter (358.80) ... At the 2013 Zone E Championships, he was sixth on platform (618.80), seventh on 1-meter (655.25) and ninth on 3-meter (674.05), just missing a berth into the NCAA Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose, Calif., where he was a West Catholic Conference diving champion four years in a row and was a national qualifier as well ... Took second at the 2011 and 2012 CIF Central Coast Championships and third in 2010 ... He was a two-time semifinalist on 3-meter and platform at the 2012 Nationals and a 1-meter finalist at the 2012 Junior Nationals.
CLUB: Santa Clara Diving Club.
PERSONAL: He was born Jan. 2, 1994 ... He is studying art history.