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  Erica Sorgi
Erica Sorgi

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mission Viejo, CA

High School:
Capistrano Valley HS

Height:
5-5

Event:
Diving

Experience:
1V

  • All-American

    Collegiate Career Bests: 1-Meter Champ. (252.95); 1-Meter Dual (263.63); 1-Meter Six Optionals (270.25); 3-Meter Champ. (469.20); Platform (425.40)

    General: Arguably one of the finest women's divers ever in this country as a youth ... Returned to competition last season after taking a year off and began to regain the form that has made her such a prominent diver ... Has the ability to win multiple national championships ... A strong, powerful, precise and graceful diver ... Has had tremendous diving and coaching experience at an early age ... Extremely talented.

    As a Freshman in 2001-02: Earned All-American honors by finishing 11th in the platform (394.35) at the NCAA Championships ... Also placed 17th in the one-meter (252.95) and 32nd in the three-meter (251.05) at the NCAA's ... Had an excellent NCAA Zone E Meet, taking second in the one-meter (270.25), fourth in the platform (425.40) and sixth in the three-meter (467.20) ... Placed sixth in the platform (379.75), seventh in the three-meter (469.20) and 14th in the one-meter (219.65) at the Pac-10's ... Won the one-meter (261.22) in a dual meet versus Georgia (10/24).

    International/ National Competition: Earned her first Senior National title in 1996 at the age of 14, the youngest to ever win a Senior National championship ... Has won six Senior National titles, as well as 12 Junior National championships ... A 2000 Olympic Trials finalist ... Had a huge year in 1999, winning three Senior National titles ... Won a national three-meter synchro title in 1998 ... Won the 1997 Junior Platform World title in the platform, while also picking up bronze medals in the one-meter and three-meter ... A member of US teams for the Pan American Games (1999), Goodwill Games (1998), FINA World Aquatics Championships (1998) and World Cup (1997, 2000) ... Most recently competed nationally at the 2002 Summer Senior Nationals, finishing 14th in both the one-meter (220.02) and three-meter (433.86).

    High School: A 2000 graduate of Capistrano Valley High School ... Won a prep national title in 1997, as well as sectional titles in 1997 and 1999 ... Set a Division I record for girls' three-meter ... Coached by Don Cholodenko.

    Club: Mission Viejo Nadadores ... Coached by Hongping Li.

    Personal: Undeclared major ... Daughter of Ed and Anne Sorgi ... Hobbies include photography, music, watching movies and going to the beach ... Had a small part in the movie Jerry Maguire.

    Coaching Staff on Sorgi: "We hope that Erica will be healthy this season, and that she will continue to enjoy her experience at Stanford. She can help this team reach a new height at the national level."


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