Chelsea Tompkins

Chelsea  Tompkins


Grand Junction, Colo.

High School:
Fruita Monument



2008-09 Highlights: All-conference performer in the platform dive at the MWC Championships, finishing sixth overall ... posted the Falcons' top score of the season on the platform (222.90) at the Air Force Invitational, finishing second in the event ... named to the academic All-MWC team for the second-straight season.

2007-08 Highlights: Consolation finalist in the platform dive at the MWC Championships, finishing 15th... named to the MWC All-Academic team.

2006-07 Highlights: Consolation finalist in the platform dive at the 2007 MWC Championships, finishing 11th.

High School: Lettered three years in diving at Fruita Monument HS ... placed first in regionals as a junior and senior ... helped lead Fruita Monument to district championship as a senior ... National Honor Society member ... diving coach was Shad Durham.

Personal: Member of cadet squadron 11 ... daughter of Saul and Wendy Tompkins and Denise Potterton and Dave Mackler ... has six siblings: Randon (30), Lia Weber (28), Marty (27), Ali (21), Jordan Potterton (18) and Savannah (12) ... majoring in legal studies ... hobbies include traveling, watching movies, sleeping and working out ... favorite movie is Wedding Crashers ... person in history she'd like to meet is Princess Diana, because "she did lots of charity work and was a role model to millions of people" ... something that not many people know about her is that she crochets and enjoys scrapbooking ... biggest influence on her sports career has been Coach Curnow, because "he's encouraging" ... most noteworthy thing about her hometown is that is has the largest flat-top mountain in the world ... favorite athlete is Shawn Johnson, because "she's young, motivated and a perfectionist--she's also amazing to watch on beam, my favorite gymnastics event" ... pre-meet rituals include praying and braiding her hair ... if she could be on any reality TV show, it would be America's Next Top Model ... spent part of her summer on Operation Air Force at Vandenburg AFB, Calif. ... favorite quote: "If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place." -Nora Roberts.

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