ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Elina Leiviskä
Elina Leiviskä
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Helsinki, Finland
High School: Mäkelänrinne
Position: Diver

Freshman 2013-14
Scored 285.16 points in the three-meter dive and 279.15 points in the one-meter dive to finish first in both events at Columbia Nov. 9 … Placed first in the one-meter dive (306.35) and in the three-meter dive (328.65) against Cornell and Dartmouth (Nov. 16) … Took second on both the one-meter (285.46) and three-meter (279.61) boards vs. Brown at Blodgett Pool … Took home first in the one-meter dive (282.45) and second in the one-meter (280.40) for Harvard at HYP … Finished second on the one-meter board (288.45) and fourth on the three-meter (285.20) in the Ivy League Championships.

Before Harvard
Competed for the the Finnish National Diving Team since 2005 ... In 2011 at the Nordic Diving Championships, finished first in the A-girls one-meter and three-meter platforms ... Had two third-place finishes in the women platform at the Nordic Diving Championships in 2011 and 2012 ... Placed third in the 3m at the Nordic Diving Championships in 2011 ... Had a ninth-place finish at the European Junior Diving Championships in 2011 ... In 2012, placed 10th at the European Junior Diving Championships ... Spent a year abroad in Montréal, Canada in 2010-11.