Tiffany Martz
Tiffany  Martz


Folsom, Calif.

High School:
Folsom HS





PCSC Championships on Horizon for Waves

Pepperdine battles at the conference championship starting on Wednesday.

CAREER: One of the just two diver's in program history to win multiple PCSC diving titles ... Finished in the top-eight at conference in both the 1 and 3-meter during all four seasons.

SENIOR/2010-11: PCSC 1-meter champion with a season-best 252.50 points ... Placed fifth in the 3-meter event at the conference championships ... PCSC Diver of Year ... Placed first in the 1-meter and second in the 3-meter diving relays along with teammate Elle Wade at the PCSC Relays ... Tallied 243.35 points in the 3-meter at the PCSC Time Trials to place second overall ... Won the 1-meter at the same event ... Named All-PCSC and PCSC All-Academic ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

JUNIOR/2009-10: Scholar-Athlete ... Named to the PCSC All-Conference and All-Academic teams ... PCSC Conference 3-meter champion with a season-best 240.60 points ... Placed fifth on 1-meter at the conference championships with 226.40 points ... Recorded a season-best 1-meter score of 241.10 during the first day of competition at the Cal Poly Shootout ... Won a total of four diving competitions, including a sweep of the springboards at the PCSC Pentathlon.

SOPHOMORE/2008-09: PCSC Champion on 1-meter with 392.00 points and conference runner-up on 3-meter with 368.10 points ... Won a total of four 1-meter titles during the regular season, including ones at the Cal State Northridge dual, the PCSC Time Trials and the PCSC Relay Invitational with former teammate Shannon Hedman ... Also won the 3-meter title at the PCSC Relay Invitational with Hedman.

FRESHMAN/2007-08: At the PCSC Championships, took fifth place in the 1-meter diving competition (318.15) and eighth place in the 3-meter (293.65) ... Teamed with Chelsea Yarnell to win the 1-meter event at the PCSC Pentathlon ... Finished second in the 1-meter at the Cal Poly SLO dual.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Folsom High School in 2007 ... A three-year letterwinner ... A two-time All-American qualifier and claimed the Delta River League's diving championship her senior season ... A two-time CIF Sac-Joaquin Section finalist ... A member of the National Honor Society ... Earned six academic letters ... Dove club for Dos Rios Diving.

PERSONAL: Born in Folsom, Calif. ... Daughter of Bill and Stephanie Martz ... Has one brother, Dennis ... Math Education major with a minor in Spanish ... Aspires to be a high school math and Spanish teacher, as well as a gymnastics coach ... Competed in gymnastics for 15 years ... Studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina over the summer of 2010 ... Volunteers as the Registration and Accounting Chair for Relay for Life ... Chose Pepperdine because "I was drawn by the academics. Pepperdine seemed to be a school with an academic focus, but with more interaction. I loved the idea of small classes. Next, I was very interested in the diving program. Finally was of course, the ideal and beautiful location."

FAVORITES: Shannon Miller and Tiger Woods (pro athletes) ... Grey's Anatomy (TV show) ... Pineapple (food) ... Mr. and Mrs. Smith (movie) ... Favorite sport besides diving is gymnastics ... Hobbies include traveling and surfing.

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