Colonials head to FIU Fall Classic on Friday
Divers close season on Wednesday
Competition concludes on Wednesday with platform
Competition resumes tomorrow
Ortiz, Simon set for postseason
2016-17: Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team...Posted NCAA Zone qualifying score on Oct. 29 against Howard, tallying a 291.4 mark on the 3-meter boards...Posted NCAA Zone qualifying score on Jan. 14 against George Mason, posting a score of 273.83 on the 1-meter boards...Took eighth overall at the Atlantic 10 Championships on 3-meter with a score of 224.11...Finished 18th at the Atlantic 10 Championships on 1-meter with a score of 184.80...Set program record for on platform at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships with a score of 152.50 to finish 20th... Fall 2016 GW Athletics Academic Dean's List member...Fall 2016 A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll member.
2015-16: Took seventh place in the 1-meter event at the 2016 A-10 Championships... Posted career-best marks in the 3-meter and 1-meter dives against UMBC (Oct. 24) with scores of 224.02 and 230.55, respectively... Member of Fall 2015 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
High School: Four-year varsity diver for Fox Chapel Area High School... Earned squad's diving MVP award in each year of her career...Three-year diving team captain...High school diving record holder...Three-year Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) State Championship qualifier...2014 PIAA State Championship finalist...Four-time Diving Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) Championship qualifier...Earned silver medal at WPIAL Championships in 2014 and bronze in 2015...All-America High School Diving candidate in 2015...Four-year high school scholar athlete...Competed for the Pittsburgh Aquatic Club Diving Team...Member of her high school's book and Latin clubs...Served as B'nai Birth Youth Organization Vice President and Secretary while a member for five years.
Personal: Born Miranda Lauren Simon on April 24, 1997, in Columbus, Ohio...Daughter of Kimberly and Samuel Simon...Has an older brother, Benjamin, and a younger brother, Jonathan...Intends to major in business economics and public policy while at GW.
|1 Meter||273.83||vs. George Mason (1/14/2017)|
|3 Meter||291.40||vs. Howard (10/29/2016)|
|Platform||152.50||NCAA Zone A Diving Championships (3/8/17)|
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