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  Kristian Ipsen
Kristian Ipsen

Player Profile

Clayton, CA

High School:
De La Salle

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 155



Ipsen and Schavone Capture Pac-12 Diving Awards

Pair sweeps conference and national awards


Mark Soltau: Four Slices of Greatness

Kristian Ipsen and David Nolan reflect on NCAA titles


Ipsen Dips Way to Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week Honor

Diver wins 1- and 3-meter titles at NCAA Championships


Cardinal Takes Seventh at NCAA Championships

Ipsen named NCAA Diver of the Year


Ipsen and Nolan Pull Double Duty With Day-Two Crowns

Kremer breaks 26-year old National Age Group record in 200 free


2012 NCAA Men's Swimming Championships

Day 1 of NCAA Championships

Olympic Medals - 1
Synchronized 3-meter (2012 - bronze)

NCAA Titles - 1
3-meter (2012 - 466.05)

All-American - 3
3-meter (2012 - 1st - 466.05)
1-meter (2012 - 2nd - 410.05)
Platform (2012 - 10th - 350.75)

NCAA Zone Titles - 2
3-meter (2012 - 1st - 930.90)
1-meter (2012 - 1st - 823.01)

National and International Competition
• Partnered with Troy Dumais to win the bronze medal in the synchronized 3-meter (446.7) at the 2012 Olympics
• The duo's medal, along with the efforts of the United States' David Boudia and Nicholas McCrory with a bronze-worthy performances in the synchronized 10-meter platform, produced the first Olympic during medals of any kind for the United States since 2000
• Won the 3-meter synchro at the U.S. Olympic Trials with Dumais to earn his first Olympic berth
• Finished third in the 3-meter individual event two days later at the U.S. Olympic Trials, losing one of two Olympic spots by 1.25 points after having the lead in the prelims and semifinals
• Finished sixth in the 3-meter synchro with Dumais at the 2012 World Cup
• Placed 24th in the individual 3-meter at the 2012 World Cup
• Earned a spot at the 2012 World Cup after winning the 3-meter synchro title with Dumais while finishing second in the 3-meter at the U.S. Winter Nationals
• Claimed gold at the 2011 AT&T Diving Championships in the 3-meter and 3-meter synchro
• Won silver at the 2011 Pan Am Games in the 3-meter synchro, sixth in the 3-meter
• Won silver at the 2011 FINA Diving Grand Prix in the 3-meter synchro with Dumais
• Fourth in the 3-meter synchro at the 2011 Diving World Series

As a Freshman (2011-12)
• Pac-12 Freshman of the Year
• Earned 44 points at the NCAA Championships
• Won the NCAA title in the 3-Meter (466.05)
• NCAA runner-up in the 1-meter (410.15)
• Placed 10th in the platform (350.75)
• First Stanford men's diver since 1930 to win an NCAA title, a span of 82 years
• One of two Stanford divers ever to win an NCAA title
• Won the 1-meter (823.01) and 3-meter (930.90) at the NCAA Zone Championships
• Only diver at any NCAA Zone Championship meet to score over 900 in the 3-meter
• Placed eighth at the NCAA Zone meet in his first collegiate platform appearance (594.65)
• Entered the NCAA Zone meet with the region's top scores in the 1- and 3-meter
• Did not compete at the Pac-12 Conference Championships
• Pac-12 Diver of the Month (December and January)
• Clean sweep of the 12 regular-season 1- and 3-meter competitions

The Ipsen File
• 16-time Junior National champion
• Eight-time Senior National champion
• Three-time Junior World champion
• Silver medalist at the 2009 World Championships in the 3-meter synchro
• Silver medalist at the 2010 World Cup in the 3-meter synchro
• Nine points shy of medaling in the 3-meyter synchro at the 2011 World Championships
• Sixth national title came at the 2011 AT&T National Championships
• Copped the 3-meter synchro and 3-meter individual titles at the 2011 U.S. Nationals
• Won the 1- and 3-meter titles at the 2003, 2004 and 2010 Junior Nationals
• Swept the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform titles at the 2004 and 2007 Junior Nationals
• Won the 1-meter title at the 2006 Junior Nationals
• Won the 3-meter title at the 2008 Junior Nationals
• First Senior National title came in the 3-meter (2009)
• Won the 3-meter title at the 2010 Winter Nationals and the 2011 National Championships
• Eight international gold medals under his belt before enrolling at Stanford
• Swept the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform at the 2003 U.S.-Canada Junior Challenge
• Won the 1-meter at the 2005 Junior Pan American Games
• Won the 1-meter at the 2005 Junior World Championships
• Won the 3-meter at the 2007 Pan American Games
• Won the 1-meter at the 2010 Junior World Championships
• Paired mostly with Dumais, won eight senior national 3-meter synchro titles from 2009-11
• Won the 3-meter synchro at the 2010 USA Grand Prix
• Youngest diver ever to final on all three boards at the 2011 Junior Nationals
• Youngest diver ever to win a Junior National title (2003)
• Son of Kent and Yvette Ipsen
• One younger sister, Lauren