Swimming & Diving



 Kari Campbell
Kari  Campbell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Laramie, Wyo.

High School:
Laramie HS

Last College:
Wisconsin

Height:
5-4

Event:
Diving

Experience:
2L


06/22/2016

Swimming and Diving Earns 2016 CSCAA Scholastic Honors

14 individuals earn Scholar All-American

03/19/2016

Campbell Earns All-American Honors at NCAA Championships

UW finishes 44th overall

03/18/2016

Cowgirls Complete Third Day of NCAA Women's Championships

Harutjunjan, Ridout each partake in 100 breast prelims

03/14/2016

Cowgirls Set for NCAA Women's Championships

UW sending three to Atlanta

03/09/2016

Campbell Qualifies for NCAA Championships on Platform

Becomes first Cowgirl to qualify in the event

Senior (2015-16): The Laramie native closed out her career by finishing sixth in the platform consolation final and 14th overall with a score of 229.25 at the NCAA Championships. She earned Honorable Mention All-America honors for her efforts on the platform. Campbell became the first Cowgirl to ever qualify for the platform event and just the fourth diver to ever participate for UW in the NCAA Championships. She recorded a score of 495.10 to finish ninth on the platform and qualify for the NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships during the final day of the NCAA Zone “E” Diving Championships. Campbell placed tenth in the field of 59 divers in the preliminary round of the 3-meter competition at Zones and had a score of 284.75. She ended the competition with a combined score of 560.90 to claim 15th in the 3-meter championship to lead UW. Campbell was twice named MW Diver of the Week. The first came on Jan. 12 against No. 28 Denver as she won both the 1 and 3-meter diving events for the Cowgirls. Both scores were season-bests at the time for Campbell, as she recorded a 286.80 on the 1-meter and also earned a MW top-five score in the 3-meter event with 307.73. The second award came on Jan. 19, after she took second place in both the 1 and 3-meter diving competitions against Arizona State. She scored a 282.30 on the 1-meter and a 294.30 on the 3-meter event. Campbell was named All-MW on the 1-meter and platform events for Wyoming, after she placed sixth (233.85) on the platform and eighth (272.75) during the 1-meter final.

Junior (2014-15):
Campbell's second season as a Cowgirl was quite impressive with a number of victories. Campbell had a stellar performance against Denver as she won both boards. On the 1-meter springboard, she recorded a tally of 278.47 and 291.15 on the 3-meter springboard. Campbell was named the Diver of the Meet at the Wyoming Diving Invite after she won the synchronized event and the 3-meter springboard. She took home the 3-meter title with a tally of 243.85 and finished fourth on the 1-meter springboard with a total score of 227.80. Campbell dominated the boards and qualified for the NCAA Zones against Border War rival CSU, as she won the 3-meter springboard with a tally of 308.48 and a score of 279.38 on the 1-meter springboard. Campbell earned All-MW honors for the second time in her career after she set the school record on the platform dive. She finished her season by qualifying for the NCAA Zone Championship and finished 15th in the 34-diver field with a tally of 451.90.

Sophomore (2013-14): Campbell had an impressive season in her first season with the Cowgirls earning All-Mountain West honors, as well as qualifying for the NCAA Zone "E" Diving Championships. Campbell set a school record in the platform event at the MW Championships with a tally of 234.96. She finished fourth in the event earning All-MW honors. At the NCAA Zone "E" Diving Championships she recorded the highest finish of any Cowgirl diver at the event finishing 18th in the platform dive with a tally of 222.95. Campbell earned a big first place finish for the Cowgirls against Denver winning the 1-meter event with a tally of 280.40.

Wisconsin: Campbell competed for Wisconsin during her freshman season.

High School: Campbell won three-straight Wyoming state diving championships from her sophomore season to senior season. She earned All-State honors all four years at Laramie High School. She also was a state champion in track and field, winning the state title in the pole vault during the indoor and outdoor season.

Personal: Campbell was born in Laramie, Wyo. Her birthday is December 29, 1993. She is the daughter of Dodi and Casey Campbell. She is the younger sister of former Cowboy diver Derek Campbell.

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