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    Thompson Field
    East Tennessee State
    Virginia Tech

    vs.

    Claire Jakabcin Event: Diving
    Class: Junior
    Height: 5' 8"
    Hometown: Falls Church, Va.
     
    photo         LOCKLIN ON JAKABCIN: "Claire helped move the team forward last year with a strong finish at the conference championships and we look for Claire to keep improving and make a strong statement in the ACC."

    2003-04: Took first place two times during the season ... Took first place in the one-meter diving event against East Carolina and in the three-meter against Richmond ... Finished sixth on the one-meter and ninth on the three-meter at the BIG EAST Championships.

    2002-03: Was second in the one-meter diving event and fourth in the three-meter diving event versus Pitt ... Finished 22nd at the Nike Cup in the one-meter diving event.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Dove at Paul VI High School for Coach Joe Gesker and Coach Valerie Taylor ... Earned four varsity letters and served as a captain in 2001-02 ... Two-time All-American and three-time all-state recipient.

    PERSONAL: Claire Jakabcin was born August 29, 1984 in Falls Church, Virginia ... Daughter of George and Ann Jakabcin ... Majoring in biology.

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