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    Cosima Lenz
    Cosima Lenz

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Altadena, Calif.

    High School:
    Polytechnic School

    Height:
    5-3

    Event:
    Diving



    03/26/2014

    Winter Sports Student-Athletes Receive Academic All-Big Ten Nods

    Northwestern with a combined 155 fall and winter honorees thus far

    03/26/2014

    Winter Sports Student-Athletes Receive Academic All-Big Ten Nods

    Northwestern with a combined 155 fall and winter honorees thus far

    02/16/2014

    `Cats Rested and Primed for Big Ten Championships

    Northwestern heads to Minnesota Feb. 19-22

    11/15/2013

    Badgers Thwart Wildcats Comeback Surge, 162-136

    Northwestern pulls to within seven points late courtesy of a dominant 500 freestyle

    03/27/2013

    Northwestern Announces Winter Academic All-B1G Honors

    All-Big Ten winners, NCAA Championships qualifiers among this quarter's honorees

    2013-14:Senior member of `Cats talented diving corps...Academic All-Big Ten... Finished No. 8 in the Big Ten to reach the podium and score points at the Big Ten Championship with scores of 264.50 and 241.95 in platform diving...Finished sixth in prelims of Big tens platform with 264.50 score...In championship final, took eighth with score of 241.95...Tallied best diving times for NU on the year in 1-meter diving (279.15 vs. Wisconsin 11/15)...Had NU's best dive on the year on platform with 265.50 score at Big Tens...Dove in all three distances at Big Tens (1-meter, 3-meter, platform)...Took first in 1-meter vs. Wisconsin (11/15)...Took first in platform at TYR Finals with score of 215.85...Finished second in 1-meter of TYR Finals with score of 270.75...Finished third in 1-meter vs. Illinois/E. Mich (10/18)...Finished second vs. WKU (10/25) in both 1-meter and 3-meter....Finished second in 1-meter vs. UIC/Wyoming (11/9).

    2012-13:Member of Northwestern's strong diving corps, ranking as NU's top diver of the fall season ... Recorded the Wildcats' best 1-meter (285.00) and 3-meter (304.95) scores of the fall ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Scored points at every height at the Big Ten Championships, led by a fifth-place performance on the 10-meter platform where she scored a 320.60 in the finals to blow away her previous career best of 287.75 by 32.85 points ... Recorded a season-best 328.20 in the prelims of the 3-meter springboard to qualify for the championship final before placing seventh overall with a 315.55 ... Also scored a Big Ten point with a 16th-place finish in the 1-meter springboard event (273.45) ... Performed a clean sweep of the diving action at Northwestern's own six-team TYR Invitational (11/16-11/18) ... Won the 1-meter with a tally of 280.30, the 3-meter with a 293.20 and the abbreviated 5-meter platform event, as well ... Took third in both the 1-meter springboard (with a season-best 285.00) and 10-meter platform events at the seven-team Iowa Invitational (11/30-12/2) ... Also scored points in Iowa with a ninth-place performance on the 3-meter springboard ... Finished in the top-three in every dual meet event of the fall ... Swept both boards in meets against Illinois (10/19) and UIC (11/2) ... Also won the 3-meter springboard at Wisconsin (11/8) ... Overall, scored dual-meet points 13 times with top-five event finishes on the year.

    2011-12: Academic All-Big Ten ... Earned career-best scores on both springboards during the fall season, winning both the 1-meter (301.50) and 3-meter (356.91) against Wisconsin (11/11) to win Big Ten Diver of the Week honors on Nov. 15 ... Finished in the top three in every regular-season dual meet 1-meter competition and in five of seven 3-meter events ... Made the finals of the 10-meter platform at the Big Ten Championships, finishing fifth overall ... Also scored in the 1-meter springboard event at the Big Ten meet with a 12th place finish while coming in one spot shy with a 17th-place effort in the 3-meter springboard ... Took second on both springboards and won the 5-meter platform at Northwestern's eight-team TYR Invitational (11/18-11/20) ... During winter break, competed in her first international meet at the Camo Invitational in Montreal, Quebec, where she took eighth place on the 10-meter platform.

    2010-11: Talented freshman member of Northwestern's diving corps, owning NU's top scores on the 1-meter springboard and 10-meter platform ... Finished sixth overall on the 10-meter platform at the NCAA Zone 'C' meet with a combined score of 555.80, earning a spot in the NCAA Championships qualification metric from the Zone though she did not ultimately advance to the national meet ... Qualified for the consolation final of the 10-meter platform at the Big Ten Championships, placing 13th overall after a collegiate-best 287.75 ... Also competed in the 1-meter (22nd) and 3-meter (23rd) springboard competitions at the conference meet ... Won the 3-meter springboard at the Wildcats' own six-team TYR Invitational (11/19-11/21) with a score of 275.50 ... Took second on the 1-meter springboard and fifth on the 5-meter platform at the TYR ... Won the 1-meter springboard with an NU-season-best score of 297.15 at the five-team Shamrock Invitational (01/29) ... Earned another dual-meet victory in the 1-meter event at NU's quad dual (11/6) ... Overall, recorded eight top-three dual-meet event finishes during the regular season.

    High School: All-America in four-straight years from 2007-10 ... Two-time CIF champion ... Also has been a league champion with a record-breaking performance, league runner-up and CIF runner-up ... Has competed with the USC Trojan Dive Club for the previous five years ... Member of the 2009 USA Junior National championship team which also finished second in 2008 ... AP Scholar.

    Personal: Born Cosima Daria Lenz ... Daughter of Dr. Maria Petrig-Lenz and Dr. Heinz-Josef Lenz ... Sister, Felicitas, is a junior diver for Northwestern ... Finished eighth on the 10-meter platform at the 2011 U.S. Nationals, qualifying for the 2012 Olympic Trials ... Chose Northwestern over UCLA ... Majoring in German with a minor in Global Health Studies.

    LENZ'S CAREER BESTS

    Event Career Best
    1-meter springboard 301.50
    3-meter springboard 356.91
    10-meter platform 320.60