Olivia Grinker
Olivia Grinker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
High School: Sidwell Friends
Position: Diving
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Calhoun

2012-2013 (Freshman): Three-meter diving: Best score was 262.66 against SCSU… One-meter diving: Best score was 265.80 against Brown.

Before Yale: Four-time Independent School League (ISL) and Washington Metropolitan Private School Swim and Dive League (WMPSSDL) Champion… Four-time ISL All-League and WMPSSDL Diver of the Year… Placed third, fourth and fifth at METROS Swimming and Diving Championships… Honorable Mention, Washington Post Winter All-Met (2011)… Dove with Montgomery and Dominion Dive Clubs… Four-time Junior National and Age Group qualifier… Six-time Junior East Nationals qualifier… 10th place in 16-18 platform at US Junior Nationals in 2011.

Personal: Member of Calhoun College.

Why I Chose Yale: “I chose Yale because I know that it will inspire me to grow and develop intellectually. I am excited to learn from my classmates and professors, and look forward to making lifelong friendships.”