Thomas Shinholser

  • Thomas
  • Shinholser

  • Event
    Diving
  • Class
    Senior
  • Hometown
    Burtonsville, Md.
Event2013-20142014-2015Career
1 Meter 11 Dives297.15
Men's ACC Championships
Mar 1, 2014
326.85
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
326.85
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
1 Meter 5 Dives284.30
Knoxville, Tenn.
Jan 11, 2014
284.30
Knoxville, Tenn.
Jan 11, 2014
1 Meter 6 Dives358.25
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 23, 2013
363.00
Christiansburg, VA
Jan 24, 2015
363.00
Christiansburg, VA
Jan 24, 2015
3 Meter 11 Dives311.80
Men's ACC Championships
Mar 1, 2014
351.10
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
351.10
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
3 Meter 5 Dives293.65
Knoxville, Tenn.
Jan 11, 2014
293.65
Knoxville, Tenn.
Jan 11, 2014
3 Meter 6 Dives367.60
Christiansburg, Va.
Nov 23, 2013
379.73
Durham, N.C.
Oct 26, 2014
379.73
Durham, N.C.
Oct 26, 2014
Platform 11 Dives402.15
Men's ACC Championships
Mar 1, 2014
370.00
ACC Championships (Men's)
Feb 25, 2015
402.15
Men's ACC Championships
Mar 1, 2014
Platform 6 Dives402.15
Women's ACC Championships
Feb 22, 2014
370.00
ACC Championships (Women)
Feb 18, 2015
402.15
Women's ACC Championships
Feb 22, 2014

Updated: September 14, 2017

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.

2016-17

ACC
5. Platform (339.45)
12. Three Meter (330.30)
16. One Meter (279.00)

Qualified for the NCAA Championship in the one meter and platform … Placed first in the platform at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championship with a score of 735.20 … Reached the platform finals at the ACC Championship … Finished fifth in the platform finals with a score of 339.45, earning 25 points for the H2Okies … Placed just outside the platform final at NCAAs where he scored a 321.55, good enough for 19th … Took first in the one meter with a score of 349.40 against Cincinnati … Placed second in the one meter at UVA with a 358.27 … Placed first in the three meter with a score of 377.65 against Duke, West Virginia and William and Mary.

2014-15
ACCs
Bronze - platform (370)
8th - 1-meter (308.35)
10th - 3-meter (351.10)

At the NCAA Championships, earned three top-25 finishes after taking 22nd in the 1-meter. 23rd in the platform and 25th in the 3-meter … At the ACC Championships, earned 66 team points after winning a bronze and earning eighth and 10th-place finishes … Named ACC Male Diver of the Week after winning the 3-meter (354.25) and taking second in the 1-meter (363.00) … At No. 21 Virginia, finished second in the 1-meter (356.93) and fourth in the 3-meter (362.70) … Against Kentucky, took fourth in the 3-meter with a score of 358.40 and second in the 1-meter with a score of 325.60 … At the UGA Fall Invite, finished fourth in the 3-meter event with a score of 347.45, sixth in the platform event and seventh in the 1-meter event … Finished second in the 1-meter and fourth in the 3-meter at the H20kie Fall Invitational … At Notre Dame with Pitt, won the 3-meter diving event with a score of 364.42 … At Duke, finish second in both the 1-meter and the 3-meter diving events … At UNC, won the 3-meter diving event with a score of 379.50 and took second in the 1-meter event … 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
NCAAs
10th - HM All-American
- platform (316.10)
ACCs
5th - Platform (402.15)
18th - 3-meter (311.80)

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.

Prior to Virginia Tech: 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.