Sara Mokhtari

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    Houston, Texas

Updated: March 19, 2013

General: Competed in the 2012 USA Diving Winter National Championships.

2012-13: Finished third in the platform event at the NCAA Zone A Championships ... Placed in the finals for the first time in her career at the ACC Championships ... Tallied 13 points for Tech as she placed eighth in the platform and 15th in the 1-meter event ... Took sixth in the 1-meter event at No. 10 Virginia ... Placed seventh in the 1-meter event against William & Mary and Miami ... Finished sixth in both the 1-meter and 3-meter at NC State ... Took seventh on the 1-meter against No. 10 Tennessee ... Placed ninth on the platform at the Georgia Invitational.

2011-12: Finished third in the platform event at the NCAA Zone A Championships ... Placed in the top-13 in all three events at the ACC Championships ... Came in 10th in the platform, 12th in the 3-meter and 13th in the 1-meter ... Finished in the top-10 in both events, placing eighth in the 3-meter and ninth in the 1-meter in the dual meet against Georgia Tech and Miami ... Stepped up and placed third in the 1-meter event qualifying her for the NCAA Zone meet, and took fifth in the 3-meter event against Virginia ... Earned two top-20 finishes at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, placing 12th in the platform and 17th in the 1-meter ... Placed seventh in the 1-meter and ninth in the 3-meter in the quad meet against Duke, Florida State and UNC Wilmington ... Finished sixth in the 1-meter with a score of 230.48 and seventh in the 3-meter with a score of 239.25 against North Carolina.

2010-11: Finished 14th on the platform and 15th on the 1-meter at the ACC Championships … Placed ninth in all three events at the Zone A Diving Championships … Finished fifth on the 3-meter, sixth on the platform and eighth on the 1-meter at the Volunteer Invitational … Won the 1-meter springboard event on Jan. 22 against Richmond.

2009-10: Led the women with a third-place finish in the platform and placed 11th in the three-meter at the Zone A Diving Championships among 45 divers…Broke school record in platform event at the Volunteer Invitational with a score of 252.90, marking the top women’s score of the season… Placed ninth in the platform, 13th in the three-meter and 14th in the one-meter event at the ACC Championships…Posted the third best finish of the season in the one-meter with a score of 280.05 against Virginia.

High School: Competed at Stratford Senior High School and for the Cougar Diving Club … Was a three-time All-American and state qualifier … Reached the finals and recorded an eighth-place finish at senior nationals.

Personal: Sara Mokhtari was born on May 5, 1991 … Daughter of Julia Wang … Majoring in psychology.

Mokhtari's Career Best
1-Meter: 281.95 Platform: 252.90
3-Meter: 294.95