Christina Brasco
Christina Brasco
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Weston, Conn.
High School: Weston
Position: Diving
Major: Mathematics
Residential College: Jonathan Edwards

2012-2013 (Junior): Three-meter diving: Best score was 274.05 against Brown… One-meter diving: Best score was 242.77 against Cornell.

2011-2012 (Sophomore): Did not compete due to injury.

2010-2011 (Freshman): Three-meter diving: Best score was 272.93 in a third-place finish against Vermont… One-meter diving: Best score was a 255.75 in a third-place finish against Brown.

Before Yale: Four-time all-state selection at Weston High School… Holds the school 6-dive and 11-dive record and the conference 11-dive record… Two-time Class S state champion… Named team most valuable player in 2008 and 2009… Helped Weston to the 2006 state championship and the 2009 league title… Also competed for Next Generation Diving… Four-time AAU national qualifier… Two-time Zone A qualifier… 2009 Junior National qualifier… Eight-time YMCA national finalist (2009 3-meter champion).

Personal: Member of Jonathan Edwards College... Majoring in Mathematics and Physics... Interested in research... Daughter of Theresa and Fred Brasco... Younger brother Jimmy plays football and lacrosse in high school.

Why I Chose Yale: “I chose Yale because of the passion everyone displayed for all pursuits, both on and off the swim team. I also liked the option to study engineering and get a liberal arts education.”