THIS SEASON: Diver Collin Pollard, a 2014 sophomore transfer from California, is a skilled competitor who will bolster USC's dual-meet and postseason scoring on all boards. 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.