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Vennie Dantin
Vennie Dantin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Conroe, Texas

High School:
The Woodlands

Height:
5-8

Event:
Diving

Major:
Exercise Science

Four-Time All-American
2010 SEC Champion (Three-Meter)
2010, 2011 U.S. Nationals Finalist (3M, Platform)
2012 Olympic Trials Qualifier

Junior Season (2010-11)
Advanced to championship finals on both 3-meter and platform at 2011 AT&T USA Diving National Championships in Los Angeles ... Qualified for 2012 Olympic Trials by finishing in top 12 ... Took sixth place in platform final (295.25) ... Was seventh in the three-meter final (263.40) ... Earned a pair of All-America honors at the NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas ... Finished sixth in the 1-meter event (318.65), her best NCAA finish on the low board ... Also took sixth in the platform final (311.75) ... Just missed finals on 3-meter with a 17th-place finish in prelims ... Earned medals in all three events at SEC Championships ... Was second on the three-meter board (368.05) ... Took third on both platform (299.90) and 1-meter (326.40) ... Her 1-meter score at the SEC meet set an Auburn school record ... Won twice during the dual-meet season, taking the one-meter title against Florida and the three-meter win vs. LSU ... Won the platform competition at the Georgia Invitational and the LSU Diving Invitational.

Sophomore Season (2009-10)
Competed at the 2010 AT&T USA Diving National Championships held in College Station, Texas, Aug. 10-15 ... Reached the platform finals and took sixth overall in the event with a score of 304.15 ... Also competed on the one-meter and three-meter springboards, taking 18th on the one-meter (227.80) and 25th on the three-meter (233.95) ... Qualified for the championship finals at the 2010 NCAA Championships ... Finished sixth overall with a score of 286.75 to earn All-America honors ... Picked up All-America honorable mention on the three-meter with a 16th-place finish and a score of 311.80 ... Finished 34th on the one-meter with a score of 239.80 ... Earned her first-ever SEC title at the 2010 SEC Championships with a first-place finish on the three-meter springboard with a SEC-record score of 371.65 ... Set a school mark on of 311.15 with a runner-up finish on the platform at the conference meet ... Finished seventh on the one-meter springboard with a score of 296.90 ... Her preliminary score in the event of 303.85 was a personal-best.

Freshman Season (2008-09)
Advanced to the finals on the three-meter springboard at the SEC Championships, finishing fifth with a season-best score of 343.40 ... Finished 11th on the platform (233.95) and 15th on the one-meter with a season-best score of 260.45 ... Scored a season-best score of 242.71 and finished fourth on the platform against Texas ... Had seven top five finishes throughout the regular season on all three boards, including a second-place finish against Florida on the three-meter (305.55).

High School
Three-time high school state finalist ... Three-time All-American ... Part of the 2006 Texas High School Swimming and Diving Championship team ... A 2007 Junior Olympic National Champion on platform ... Four-time Junior Olympic Summer National qualifier ... Dove for The Woodlands Texas High School and Woodlands Diving Academy.

Personal
Daughter of Bob and Linda Dantin ... Has one brother, Nick ... Full name is Vanessa Leigh Dantin ... Goes by Vennie ... Majoring in exercise science.