A.J. Eckebrecht
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    A.J. Eckebrecht

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Mission Viejo, CA

    High School:
    California Virtual Academies

    Height:
    5-9

    Event:
    Diving

    11/23/2014

    Men's Swimming finishes fourth at Nike Cup

    Falcons finished behind North Carolina State, North Carolina and Tennessee

    11/22/2014

    Air Force in fourth place after two days at Nike Cup

    Falcons sit behind North Carolina, North Carolina State and Tennessee, one spot ahead of Navy

    11/20/2014

    Air Force concludes first day of competition in Nike Cup

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    10/19/2014

    Air Force men's swimming team wins two duals in North Dakota

    Falcons were 4-0 in two days in Grand Forks

    PERSONAL BESTS 1M dive 269.75 3M dive 293.20 Platform dive 276.10

    2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Competed in three diving events, ranking top five on the team in all three events ... number three on the team in the 1M dive (269.75), number four on the team in both the 3M dive (293.20) and the platform dive (276.10).

    HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Competed for the Mission Viejo Nadadores Swim and Dive Team, coached by Mike Hilde, Janet Ely and Derek Starks...2011-13 National Team Member...junior nationals competitor.

    PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 21...son of Gary and Allison Eckebrecht...has a younger sister...hobbies are skiing, hiking, surfing and eating...favorite food is poppy seed muffins...favorite movie is Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol...enjoys reading sports books...person in history he'd most like to meet is Jackie Robinson...something most people don't know about him is that he was on ABC's reality diving show Splash...credits his best friend Mark Anderson as having the biggest influence on his sports career...favorite athlete is Michael Phelps...pre-meet rituals are to listen to music, get pumped up and visualize his dives...if he could be on any reality TV show, it would be What would Ryan Lochte do...favorite song is On Top of the World by Imagine Dragons...favorite quote: `Pain is temporary but quitting is forever.'

    Inside Men's Swimming