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    Alex Kiaie
    Alex Kiaie

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Milwaukee, Wis.

    High School:
    Nicolet

    Height / Weight:
    5-6 / 135

    Event:
    Diving



    2008-09: NU's senior member of the diving team ... Earned NU's season-best score in the 1-meter and platform diving events ... Competed in all three diving events at the Big Ten Championships, including an 18th-place finish in the platform ... Grabbed the top score in both the 1-meter and 3-meter events at the TYR Invitational (11/21) ... Sprang to a first-place mark in the 3-meter springboard event against Purdue (11/7) ... Had a career-best 360.60 on the 1-meter board to win the event against Illinois-Chicago (11/15) ... Finished the dual-meet year with 13 top-five scores.

    2007-08: Best finishes at the Big Ten Championships were two 12th-place efforts on the 3-meter springboard and the platform ... Took 17th on the 1-meter board at the Big Ten meet to score points for the 'Cats ... Competed on both springboards at the NCAA Zone C diving meet ... Swept both boards in a double-dual meet against Wisconsin and No. 4 Michigan (11/16) ... Score of 342.50 on the 3-meter against the Badgers and Wolverines was a collegiate best ... Had four other top-three finishes in dual-meet events on the year ... Took second overall on the platform at the Georgia Invitational (11/30-12/2) while also finishing fourth overall on the 3-meter at the UGA Invite ... Score of 280.90 on the platform set his collegiate-best in the event.

    2006-07: Finished 11th on the 1-meter board, 16th on the 3-meter board, and 13th on the platform at the Big Ten Championships ... Nearly swept the diving events at the TYR Invitational, winning the 3-meter board and taking home second on the 1-meter board ... Set personal bests on both the 1-meter (326.85) and 3-meter (336.55) boards ... Earned a pair of top-four finishes at the Dallas Morning News Classic ... Scored points for the 'Cats in six different events.

    2005-06: Won the 1-meter board and finished second on the 3-meter board against UW-Milwaukee ... Won the 1-meter board at the UIC Diving Invitational ... Qualified for the NCAA Zone diving championships against Wisconsin ... Placed 29th on the 1-meter board and 31st on the 3-meter board at the NCAA Zone C competition.

    High School: Honored twice as an All-America diver ... Also earned all-state honors three times ... Voted his team's MVP twice during his high school career ... Named Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Star of the Week ... Captain of the diving team ... Member of two conference and sectional championship teams ... Participated in four years of club diving with the Schroeder Dive Team ... Dove on same club team as fellow NU teammate Michael Oxman ... Earned two second-place finishes in the 1 meter at YMCA Nationals as well as two top-four performances in the 3 meter ... Graduated from same high school as Garrett Weber-Gale, United States swimmer ... Also participated in football and pole vaulting during high school.

    Personal: Born Alexander Carroll Kiaie ... Son of Catherine and Vali Kiaie ... Chose Northwestern over Texas, Notre Dame and Wisconsin ... Majoring in physics.

    KIAIE'S PERSONAL BESTS

    1-meter 360.60
    3-meter 342.50
    Platform 280.90