UCLA Swimming & Diving BIO
Michelle Vale
Player Profile:
Michelle Vale 1264080
Position: Diving
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif.
High School: Edison HS
Competed at the U.S. Senior Zone sectional.

Finished 26th on 1M (244.10) and 27th on 3M (248.40) at the NCAA Zone E Championships ... Finished 11th on 3M (259.35) and 16th on 1M (226.85) at the Pac-12 Championships ... Placed fourth on both 1M (258.23) and 3M (247.95) vs. USC ... Competed as exhibition against Cal ... Was fourth on 3M (244.58) and fifth on 1M (235.20) vs. Stanford ... Placed eighth on 3M (232.75) at the Stanford Invite ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

Placed 16th on 1M and 37th on 3M at the Senior Zone D Championships.

Redshirt season due to a back injury.

Finished third on 3M Synchro (221.46) and fourth on 3M (234.40) at the U.S. Zone D Championships ... Also competed at U.S. Nationals where she finished 14th on 3M Synchro and 28th on 3M.

Finished 11th on 3M (547.75) and 20th on 1M (239.90) at the NCAA Zone E Championships ... Was ninth on both 1M (243.30) and 3M (285.45) and 12th on tower (195.80) at Pac-10s ... Was third on both springboards against USC (1M-255.90/3M-279.15) ... Placed sixth on 3M (262.80), 7th on tower (182.00) and 12th on 1M (219.35) at the Bruin Diving Invite ... Was second on 1M (244.80) against Fresno State/Kansas ... Was second on 1M (240.50) and 3M (262.3) at the Holiday Invite ... Placed 14th on 3M (246.35) and 19th on 1M (209.85) at the Texas Invite ... Was third on 3M (274.05) and fourth on 1M (246.75) against Arizona State ... Placed 10th on 3M (241.15) and 11th on 1M (215.05) at the Trojan Diving Invite ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

Two-time All-American (`08/'09) ... High school team was the 2009 CIF Div. I Southern Section champion ... 2009 Sunset League Diver of the Year and league champion ... Competed for Crown Valley Divers under coach Curt Wilson ... Named 2008 Most Improved Diver for her squad ... Team was the 2009 Region 10 champion ... 2009 Spring Junior West Championships qualifier on both springboards ... 2009 Speedo Junior National qualifier on 1M.

Born March 14, 1991 in Long Beach, Calif. ... Daughter of Robert and Deanna Vale ... Has three sisters, Lyndsie, Kelly and Kerry ... Business/Economics major.

One-Meter 266.85
Three-Meter 285.45
Tower 199.35

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