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  Kim Powers
Kim Powers

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Crestview Heights, KY

High School:
Dixie Heights HS

Height:
5-2

Event:
Diving

Experience:
4V

  • Five-time All-American

    Career-Best, Season-Best: 1-Meter (388.15, 269.40*), 3-Meter (538.10, 491.80), Platform (449.55, 426.85) ... *6 Optionals Format

    2002 NCAA Zone E Championships: Finished fourth in 3-meter (471.20) and fifth in 1-meter (253.25).

    2002 Pac-10 Championships: Finished eighth in 1-meter (246.05).

    2001-02 Regular Season Highlights: Picked up three victories in the 3-meter during dual meets versus Texas (283.65, 10/26/01) and Arizona State (297.15, 1/26/02), as well as at UCLA (317.03, 2/1/02) ... Also had an impressive showing at the Texas Invite (11/30/01-12/2/01), finishing second in the platform (410.75), third in the 1-meter (269.40) and fourth in the 3-meter (485.20).

    General: A five-time All-American who returns for her senior season after redshirting last year due to a shoulder injury ... Looking to return to All-American status and her spot as one of the top divers in the nation ... A very aesthetic diver with precise movements ... Specializes in 3-meter and platform.

    As a Senior in 2000-01: Redshirted due to a shoulder injury.

    As a Junior in 1999-2000: Earned All-American honors in the platform, finishing seventh with a career-best score of 449.55 ... Placed 17th at the NCAA's in the 3-meter (457.75 prelims) ... Finished third at the NCAA Zone E Meet with a then-career-best score of 445.65 in the platform ... Also placed sixth in the 3-meter (478.95) and 13th in the 1-meter (359.95) ... Posted a pair of sixth-place finishes in the 3-meter (455.40, 459.96 prelims) and the platform (393.10) events at the Pac-10 Championships ... Won the 3-meter event at California (201.55, 2/12) and versus USC (306.10, 1/28), the latter being the top 3-meter dual score by a Stanford diver in 1999-2000 ... Also won the three-meter title (268.75, 10/15) in the season-opening meet versus Texas ... Finished fourth in the platform (416.50, 1/9) and sixth in the 3-meter (261.80, 1/7/00) at the 2000 All-American Meet hosted by Texas.

    As a Sophomore in 1998-99: A two-time NCAA finalist ... Placed sixth in both the 3-meter (530.75) and the platform (604.90) competitions at the NCAA's for the second consecutive year ... Named the Pac-10 Co-Diver of the Year after winning the 3-meter event (538.10) ... Also finished second to teammate Erin Sones in the platform competition (600.00) as both surpassed the Pac-10 meet record ... The win at three meters was her second career Pac-10 title ... The NCAA Zone E champion off the platform (394.65) ... Also finished 10th in the 3-meter competition (436.40) at the NCAA Zone E Meet ... Won the 3-meter (523.85) and finished fourth in both the 1-meter (388.15) and the platform (384.65) at the Georgia Invitational ... Won the 3-meter title (526.30) and finished sixth in 1-meter at the USC Invitational.

    As a Freshman in 1997-98: Placed sixth in both the platform (590.75) and 3-meter (510.50) events at the NCAA Championships, while finishing 21st in the 1-meter ... Finished second in the platform (374.50) and fourth in the 3-meter (476.70) at the NCAA Zone E Championships ... Pac-10 champion in the platform (359.95) ... Placed sixth in the conference in the 3-meter (437.95) ... Finished 16th at the Pac-10's in the 1-meter event (291.70) ... Won the platform event at the All-America Diving Championships with a score of 451.45 ... Won the 3-meter and platform events, while placing third in the 1-meter at the 1998 Bruin Invitational ... Swept the 1-meter and 3-meter diving competitions versus Arizona.

    National/International Competition: A member of the U.S. National Team from 1995-99 ... Traveled to Europe with Stanford head coach Rick Schavone and the U.S. National Team in the summer of 1999 ... Two-time Junior Olympic National Champion ... Placed third in the 3-meter and sixth in the platform at the 1998 Outdoor Nationals ... Earned a fourth-place finish in the platform and a sixth-place showing in the 3-meter at the 1998 Indoor Nationals ... Finished sixth in the 3-meter and 14th in the platform at the 1997 Outdoor Nationals ... Finished second in the 3-meter at the 1997 Junior Olympic Nationals ... Placed 10th in the platform at the 1996 U.S. Olympic Trials ... Finished third in the platform at the 1995 Outdoor Nationals ... Competed at the Senior Zones in the summer of 2001 in a continuation of her comeback ... High School: A 1997 graduate of Dixie Heights High School ... Graduated with a 3.97 GPA ... Attended the same high school as Stanford diving teammate McKenze Murphy ... A member of the National Honors Society ... Coached by Charlie Casuto.

    Club: Club team is the Cincinnati Stingrays ... Coached by Charlie Casuto.

    Personal: Received her bachelor's degree in Communication from Stanford in June 2001 and is currently working on a master's degree in Psychology ... Daughter of Scott and Barb Powers ... Lists traveling, cooking, reading and shopping among her hobbies.

    Coaching Staff on Powers: "We are happy that Kim is returning to the team for her senior season after missing last year with a shoulder injury. We are looking forward to her contribution."


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