Michael Stanton
Michael Stanton
Height: 5-10
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Potomac, Md.
High School: Winston Churchill
Position: Diving

Freshman 2009-10
Finished 11th in the one and three meter events with scores of 572.65 and 582.95, respectively, at NCAA Zone A Diving Championships … Earned the Karl B. Michael Award as the top-scoring diver at 2010 Ivy League Championships … Garnered first-team All-Ivy accolades … Captured the three meter diving title at Ivy League Championships with final score of 345.75 … Also secured one meter diving competition at Ivy Championships with final score of 320.50 … Captured three meter title at HYP meet with final score of 339.55 … Finished third in the one meter competition at HYP meet with a score of 284.85.

Before Harvard
Five-time varsity letterwinner at Winston Churchill High … Captained swimming and diving team as junior and senior … All-Potomac Gazette Diver of the Year in 2008 … Earned all-met honorable mention twice … Received All-Potomac Gazette honorable mention in 2009 … Two-time All-American … Qualified for junior nationals in 2005-07 … Also a member of track & field team … National Merit Commended Scholar … National Hispanic Merit Scholar … AP Scholar with Distinction.

Grandfather, James V. Stanton ’84, graduated from the Harvard advanced management program … Enjoys music and Guitar Hero.