Player Profiles

Tori                               Taffner
Class: So.
Hometown: Mansfield, Ohio
Height: 5-6
Sport: Women's Swimming
Position: Diving


At West Virginia in 2012-13

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • Placed 14th on the 1-meter (219.95) and 17th on the 3-meter (221.40) at the Big 12 Championships
  • Finished in fourth place on the 3-meter (201.22) and fifth on the 1-meter (237.67) against TCU
  • Took sixth place on the 3-meter (223.55) at Villanova
  • Placed third on the 3-meter (221.48) against Penn State


  • Two-time team captain at Mansfield Senior High
  • Two-time state qualifier, finishing 15th on the 1-meter (414.25) in 2012
  • Set the Ohio Division I Northwest District record with a first-place finish on the 1-meter (418.75) in 2012
  • Three-time OCC (Ohio Cardinal Conference) Diver of the Year
  • Set the OCC record on the 1-meter as a junior and senior
  • Member of the Akron Rippers diving team


  • Daughter of Ken and Cathy Taffner
  • Has one brother
  • Birthday is May 7
  • Majoring in world languages, literatures and linguistics
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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