Elise Stave
Elise Stave
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chapel Hill, N.C.
High School: East Chapel Hill
Position: Diving
Major: Brain and Cognitive Sciences

2012-13: Had a strong senior year … against Wellesley (11/16) at the beginning of the season, she finished first on both boards, scoring 232.72 on one-meter and 243.83 on three-meter … at the MIT Invite (12/01), she came seventh on one-meter with a 205.80 … against Williams (1/11), she was fourth on the one-meter board with 214.87 and third on three-meter with a 223.72 … finished second on the three-meter board against Coast Guard (1/12) with a score of 231.15 … had her best performances on both boards against Tufts (1/19), finishing in second place on the one-meter with a 280.15 and fourth on three-meter with 266.85 … at the NEWMAC Championships (2/15-17), she came tenth on the one-meter board with a score of 404.05 and ninth on three-meter with a 421.70 … at the NCAA Diving Regionals (3/01-2), she finished 24th on both one-meter and three-meter, scoring 359.35 and 347.90 respectively.

2011-12: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … finished among the top two in five one-meter diving events in the regular season … season-high score came at Tufts (1/21) with a score of 253.72 … won the competition against Colby (1/14) … also won the three-meter against Colby as well as at Bowdoin (11/19) … sixth at the NEWMAC Championships on the one-meter board with a 379.30.

2010-11: Season best score of 215.85 in the one-meter, six-dive event against Wellesley (11/17) … won the three-meter event at the same meet with a 224.70.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in brain and cognitive sciences with a minor in chemistry and a concentration in Spanish … conducted UROPs in Dr. Sangeeta Bhatia’s lab Professor Drazen Prelec’s lab … Academic All-Conference … UA dormitory representative … co-publicity chair on the 2013 Class Council … cartoonist for The Tech … Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

High School: A 2009 graduate of East Chapel Hill High School … Academic All-America … two-time 4A Central Regional diving champion … all-conference … conference Diver of the Year in 2009 … Bronze medal at the 4A state championship … also participated in track … regional qualifier in the pole vault … Valedictorian … National Merit Commended … National Honor Society … Spanish Honor Society … National Society of High School Scholars … ECHHS Integrity Honors Scholar … USAA All-American Scholar … USAA National Mathematics Award … USAA National Leadership and Service Award.

Club: Member of Tarheel Diving … named most improved female diver three times … Golden Sportsmanship Award.