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Liam                               McLaughlin
Liam
McLaughlin
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Medina, Ohio
Height: 5-7
Weight: 155
Sport: Men's Swimming
Position: Diving

Biography

At West Virginia in 2012-13

  • Named the Big 12 Swimming & Diving Men’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Swimming & Diving First Team
  • Became the first male WVU diver to qualify for the finals of the NCAA Zone Championships with a 15th-place finish on the 3-meter (290.20)
  • Placed fourth on the 1-meter (300.55) and sixth on the 3-meter (318.05) at the Big 12 Championships
  • Finished in third place on the 3-meter (309.52), while placing fourth on the 1-meter (283.28) against TCU
  • Won on the 1-meter board against Penn State (288.15) and Cincinnati (303.89)

At West Virginia in 2011-12

  • Redshirt season

In High School

  • Four-year letterwinner and two-year captain at Medina High
  • 2010 all-state member
  • Three-time all-county and all-conference honoree
  • Three-time All-Medina Gazette and three-time All-Medina Post
  • Named Medina MVP in 2010
  • Holds the school records in the 6-dive and 11-dive
  • Took second on the 1-meter in the 2010 OHSAA state championships
  • Also dove for Berea Diving Club

Personal

  • Son of Tim and Karen McLaughlin
  • Has one sister
  • Birthday is Nov. 1
  • Majoring in management information systems
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Dean’s List

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