Zach Schultz
Zach  Schultz

RS Senior

Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Brother Rice





Boudia & Tweardy Qualify for Upcoming International Events

Boudia advances to World Championships, Tweardy headed to World University Games.

2006-07: Posted a career season in which he established new personal bests in each diving category en route to succeeding at the conference, national and international levels ... member of Team USA at the World University Games in Bangkok, Thailand ... finished 12th in the 3-meter final, scoring 353.50 points in the championship session ... earned All-America status in his first event at the NCAA Championships with a seventh-place total of 330.10 points off the 1-meter ... followed that performance with a 15th-place showing on 3-meter (332.60) and a seventh-place finish on tower (347.50) ... at U.S. Nationals, placed fourth on 1-meter with 361.65 points and earned the first alternate spot for the World University Games ... succeeded on 3-meter, scoring a fifth-place semifinal total of 354.95 points, which beat NCAA champion Chris Colwill of Georgia and 2004 Olympian Justin Wilcock ... went on to finish ninth on 3-meter with a 366.65 points ... with Steve LoBue, combined for a seventh-place total of 335.79 points in the synchronized 3-meter competition ... scored 42 points at the Big Ten Championships, placing fourth on tower, fifth on 3-meter and sixth on 1-meter ... won eight events through the regular season, including five times on 1-meter ... set a new varsity record on 1-meter at the Wisconsin/Minnesota Triangular with 377.45 points, which earned him Big Ten Diver of the Week honors for Jan. 23 ... prior to that weekend, posted back-to-back springboard sweeps at Michigan and Michigan State.

2005-06: Received team's Most Improved Award ... named to Coach's Honor Roll in both fall semester of 2005 and spring semester of 2006 ... scored off all three boards at the Big Ten Championships ... placed seventh off both the 3-meter (338.45) and platform (284.95) and was 13th off the 1-meter (297.70) ... his 3-meter and platform totals from prelims of 345.50 and 318.20 are each the third highest in program history ... placed ninth off the tower with 576.10 at the NCAA Region C Diving Zones ... breakthrough moment was at the Georgia Invitational, placing third off the tower with 283.35 points.

2004-05: Redshirted.

High School: Graduated from Brother Rice High School in 2004 ... four-year varsity letterwinner for diving ... as a senior, posted a 9-1 dual meet record en route to winning a sectional championship ... finished fourth at the state meet and was the conference runner-up ... was named to the 2004 all-state second team ... won sectional championships as a sophomore and junior ... also was conference runner-up in 2002 and 2003 ... diving coach was Charlie Rock ... Illinois State Scholar ... made the school's honor roll all four years.

Personal: Given name is Zachary Ryan Schultz ... born Oct. 30, 1986 ... son of James and Jeanine Schultz ... has one brother, Jake ... mathematics education major.


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