Swimming & Diving

 Derek Campbell
Derek Campbell


Laramie, Wyo.

High School:
Laramie HS




Senior (2013-14): Campbell finished his career with the Cowboys as one of the most consistent and competitive diver in Wyoming history. He earned a conference title and First Team All-Western Athletic Conference honors on the 3-meter springboard with a score of 361.00. Campbell earned Second Team All-WAC on the 1-meter springboard and platform event. He recorded a season-best score of 297.10 in the platform on his way to a second place finish. His mark was the third best in Wyoming history. He finished fifth in the 1-meter springboard with a tally of 297.15. Campbell set the second-best mark in school history in the 3-meterspringboard with his 379.65 in a dual at UIC. He also recorded the fourth-best score in UW History in the 1-meter dive with a career-best score of 343.75 against Denver.

Junior: (2012-13): After a breakout sophomore season, Campbell continued his momentum into his junior campaign, as he qualified for his second consecutive NCAA Zone "E" Championships. He earned First Team All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors in the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard finishing with a personal-best score of 334.15 in the 3-meter event finishing third. He also finished second in the 1-meter springboard with a score of 308.50. Campbell also earned Second Team All-MPSF honors in the platform with a score of 262.00. He excelled in the classroom earning Academic All-MPSF.

Sophomore:(2011-12): After an excellent freshman season, Campbell picked up where he left off in his sophomore season. Campbell earned a spot at the 2012 NCAA Zone "E" Championships. His best finish at the Zone "E" championship came on the platform where he placed 12th with a score of 527.25. Campbell dove well at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championship meet. He placed sixth on the platform with a score of 265.50. On the 1-meter springboard he placed seventh with a score of 297.70. Also at the MPSF Championships, Campbell won the 3-meter consolation final with a score of 316.65. For his efforts at the conference championships he earned Second Team All-MPSF honors on the platform and 1-meter. During the regular season, his best meet came at home against Air Force when he swept both the 1-and 3-meter boards.

Freshman: (2010-11): Campbell enjoyed a successful freshman season for the Pokes recording three top-15 finishes on the 1-and 3-meter springboards and the platform at the Mountain West Championships. His highest finish at the MW Championships was on the 1-meter where he placed sixth. His finish on the 1-meter at conference earned him All-MW honors. He placed eighth on the 3-meter with a season-best score of 293.80. On the platform he took 13th place at the conference championships. Campbell also excelled on the 1-meter springboard during the regular season, recording two third-place finishes against Utah and Air Force. In a very deep field at the Wildcat Diving Invitational, he placed eighth on the platform. He earned his first letter award at UW.

High School: As a member of the Laramie High School diving team, Campbell was named All-Conference his sophomore, junior and senior years. He was named All-State his junior and senior years, as well as being named team captain his senior year. His senior year, Campbell was a member of the undefeated conference and state championship teams. Campbell excelled in the classroom being named to the honor roll all four years of high school. Personal: Campbell was born on Jan. 29, 1992. He is the son of Casey and Dodi Campbell. He has two siblings, Kari and Cameron. He is majoring in accounting while at UW.

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