T.J. Shinholser
    • Event
    • Class
    • Hometown
    • Diving
    • Freshman
    • Burtonsville, Md.

    Updated: October 20, 2014

    General: Became an All-American in the platform event in his freshman season, becoming the only freshman diver in program history to be named an All-American.

    2014-15: At the Virginia Tech Swimming & Diving Challenge, won the 1-meter diving event with a score of 326.80 and won the 3-meter with a score of 353.60.

    2013-14: Earned All-ACC Academic honors … At NCAAs, captured All-America honors with an eighth-place finish in the platform event with a score of 316.10, earning 11 team points … At ACCs, earned 32 team points after finishing fifth in the platform event with a score of 402.15 and placing 18th in the 3-meter event … At UNC Wilmington, finished fourth in the 3-meter event … Against No. 18 Virginia, took third in the 3-meter and fourth in the 1-meter … At Tennessee, finished fourth in the 1-meter and seventh in the 3-meter … At the H20kie Fall Invitational, finished fifth in the 3-meter event … Took second in the 1-meter event at Ohio State … Against NC State, finished third in the 1-meter event and fourth in the 3-meter event … At the VT Swimming Challenge, finished fifth in both the 1-meter and the 3-meter events.

    High School: Dove for Coach John Appleman at Paint Branch High School ... Four-year letterwinner ... Two-time All-American ... Collected multiple Metro Championships, Regional Championships and Division Championships ... 2012 State Champion.

    Personal: Born March 27, 1995 in Silver Spring, Md. ... Son of Steven and Keller Shinholser ... One sister, Amanda (23), and two brothers, Logan (22) and Colby (19) ... Majoring in Business ... Brother, Logan, was a four-time diving All-American at Virginia Tech, while Colby currently dives at Virginia.

    Shinholser's Collegiate Best
    1-meter: 358.25 3-meter: 367.60
    Platform: 402.15
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