ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Michael Stanton
Michael Stanton
Height: 5-10
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Potomac, Md.
High School: Winston Churchill
Position: Diving
House Affiliation: Winthrop

Sophomore 2010-11
Won the one-meter diving competition at the 2011 Ivy League Championship with a final score of 327.27, earning first team All-Ivy honors along the way ... Captured the one-meter board title at the season-opening Cornell/Dartmouth tri-meet ... Won the three-meter competition against Columbia Nov. 19 ... Won the three-meter and finished runner-up in the one-meter competitions against BU Dec. 3 ... Finished first in the three-meter competition with a 337.65 score, second in the one-meter competition with a 303.83 score and with Crimson teammates swept Brown in both events Jan. 21 ... Took third in the one-meter board with a 297.68 score against Penn Jan. 23 ... Won the one-meter board with a 305.8 score and finished first in the three-meter board with a 336.05 score in the Yale/Princeton tri-meet Jan. 30 ... Totaled 366.87 points to capture the three-meter consolation diving competition at the Ivy League Championship.

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.

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