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    Tanner Nemkov
    Tanner Nemkov

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Littleton, Colo.

    High School:
    Heritage

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 140

    Event:
    Diving



    11/18/2012

    Wilimovsky Smashes Pool Record in the Mile, NU Wins TYR Invitational

    Freshman's swim in the 1,650 free is the second-fastest in school history

    11/17/2012

    Rimkus Earns NCAA Cut Time, Wildcats Extend TYR Invitational Lead

    Mark Ferguson wins two events, Charlie Rimkus picks up NU's first NCAA 'B' cut of the season

    11/16/2012

    Northwestern Leads TYR Invitational Following Day One Action

    Wildcats capture six of the opening seven events at the three-day meet

    03/28/2012

    Northwestern Picks Up 43 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats on pace to again break school record for total Academic All-Big Ten honors

    03/28/2012

    Northwestern Picks Up 44 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats on pace to again break school record for total Academic All-Big Ten honors

    2012-13: Missed the majority of the fall season with an injury, returning in time to compete at Northwestern's own four-team TYR Invitational (11/16-11/18) ... Did not compete for NU after that meet, leaving the team during the winter quarter ... Collected two second-place finishes and one third in his first meet of the year ... First took second in the 1-meter springboard event with a 281.95 before earning third-place points in the 3-meter event with a 272.45 in the finals ... Finished second overall during an abbreviated 5-meter platform competition at the TYR.

    2011-12:Academic All-Big Ten ... Had Northwestern's top score of the season on the 3-meter springboard after recording a career-best 325.80 to win the event against Wisconsin (11/ 11) ... Also won the 1-meter springboard against Iowa (1/21) ... At the Big Ten Championships, narrowly missed out on scoring in the 10-meter platform event with a career-best and NU-season-best total of 277.45, placing 17 th overall ... Also competed in the 1-meter (21st) and 3-meter (26th) springboard competitions at the Big Ten meet ... Had eight total top-three finishes in dual-meet events on the year ... Recorded his first-career score of over 300 in the 1-meter event with a 301.43 at Notre Dame (1/14) ... Finished second on the 3-meter springboard at NU's own five- team TYR Invitational (11/19) with a score of 321.50 ... Took fifth in the 1-meter event at the TYR Invite (11/18) and won the 5-meter platform event (11/20).

    2010-11:One of a trio of freshman divers for Northwestern ... Competed in the platform (19th) and 1-meter springboard (29th) events at the Big Ten Championships ... Owned NU's top springboard scores of the year after achieving season-bests of 281.48 on the 1-meter and 301.55 on the 3-meter against Notre Dame (01/12) ... Won the 5-meter platform at NU's own five-team TYR Invitational (11/19-11/21) after taking seventh on the 3-meter springboard and eighth on the 1-meter at the TYR ... Owned six top-three dual meet finishes, including a pair of 3-meter wins in NU's quad dual (11/6) and against Wisconsin (11/11).

    High School:Ranked No. 1 in the state of Colorado in 2010 ... Won the 2010 Colorado Coaches Invitational ... Broke a pair of school records, scoring a 266.7 with six dives and 448.25 with 11 ... As a competitive gymnast, won the Rocky Mountain Regional and is a U.S. Junior Olympian ... Spent 15 years with 5280 Gymnastics and Chatfield Gymnastics club organizations before competing with the Mile High Dive Club for one season ... Gymnastics teams won the Rocky Mountain Regionals from 2006 to 2009 ... Mile High Dive Club won the AAU national championship in 2009 ... National Honor Society member ... Two-year editor-in-chief of the school newspaper ... Honor roll.

    Personal:Born Tanner Samuel Nemkov ... Son of Peter and Naiomi Nemkov ... Trained with 2008 U.S. Olympic gymnastics medalist Alexander "Sasha" Artemev for five years at 5280 Gymnastics ... Chose Northwestern over Denver ... Major is journalism.

    NEMKOV'S PERSONAL BESTS

    Event Personal Best
    1-meter springboard 301.43
    3-meter springboard 325.80
    10-meter platform 277.45