Paris Ekman
Paris Ekman
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fargo, N.D.
High School: Shanley
Position: Diving

Career Achievements

• 2015, 2016, 2017 NEWMAC Academic All-Conference team
• 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 NCAA Regional Diving Championships participant
• Holds school records on both the 1-meter (439.45) and 3-meter (441.35) diving boards

Career Highlights

2016-17: As a senior, competed in the 1- and 3-meter diving events at 13 meets…qualified for the NCAA Regional Diving Championship for the fourth consecutive season…recorded 12 victories, four second-place and four third-place finishes…won both the 1- and 3-meter events against UMass Dartmouth on October 29…came in first on the 1-meter board against Norwich and Regis on November 12…won both the 1-meter and 3-meter events against Simmons on November 15 and Clark on November 19…came in third on both boards at the Gompei Invitational on December 3-4…won the 1-meter diving competition at Wheaton on January 14 and against Bentley on January 17…posted her top six-dive scores on the way to winning the 1-meter competition (277.44) and 3-meter event (272.95) against Bridgewater State on January 19…broke her own 11-dive school record with a total of 441.35 to finish eighth at the NEWMAC Championships on February 19…also came in fifth with a season-best score of 436.90 on the 1-meter board at the conference meet…finished 16th on the 1-meter board (405.05) and 24th on the 3-meter board (379.15) at the NCAA regional meet on February 24-25.

2015-16: As a junior, competed in the 1-and 3-meter diving events at eight meets…recorded five victories, a pair of runner-up finishes and two third-place showings while qualifying for the NCAA regional championships for the third year in a row…came in second on the 1-meter board and fourth on the 3-meter board in her season debut at Wellesley on January 7…posted her top 1-meter (257.20) and 3-meter (254.15) six-dive scores to win both events against Gordon on January 9…also was victorious on both diving boards against Wheaton on January 16…won the 1-meter diving event and came in second on the 3-meter board against Bridgewater State on January 21…finished 12th in the prelims after setting what was at the time an 11-dive school-record of 411.35 at the NEWMAC Championships on February 19…came in eighth on the 1-meter board with an 11-dive score of 419.35 at the conference meet on February 21…finished 21st on the 3-meter board (358.95) and 23rd on the 1-meter board (312.40) at the NCAA regional diving championships on February 26-27.

2014-15: As a sophomore, took part in 11 of 12 meets, competing on both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events…won 11 events and finished second on four occasions while qualifying for the NCAA regional championships for the second year in a row…came in first on both the 1-meter and 3-meter boards against Clark on November 1…was first at the 3-meter height against Brandeis, WPI and Smith on November 9…posted an 11-dive score of 402.00 at Norwich on November 15…won both diving events against Simmons on December 2…won the 3-meter event against Wellesley and Coast Guard on January 7…posted her top six-dive score on the 1-meter board (267.00) at Wheaton on January 17…recorded her top 3-meter six-dive score (259.25) against Bridgewater State on January 22….came in sixth in the 1-meter event with a school-record score (11 dives) of 439.45 at the NEWMAC Championships on February 22…also finished 11th with a score of 383.90 on the 3-meter board in the conference meet on February 20…finished 19th in both the 1-meter (413.00) and 3-meter (360.70) events at the NCAA regional diving championships on February 27-28.

2013-14: As a first-year, took part in nine of 10 meets, competing in both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving competitions…won once each at both the 1-meter height and the 3-meter height…also finished the season with five second-place finishes and a pair of third-place results…made her collegiate debut coming in second at the 1-meter height at Clark on November 2…finished first in the 3-meter and second at the 1-meter height against Simmons on December 3…was victorious in the 1-meter competition and came in second in the 3-meter event in a tri-meet against Wheaton and Saint Joseph’s on January 18…finished second at the 3-meter height against Bentley in the regular-season finale on January 22…set a then-new-school record with a score of 398.35 (10 dives) to finish eighth at the NEWMAC Championship on February 21…also came in 11th in the 3-meter event at the conference meet…posted her best score of the year at the 3-meter height (380.60) at the NCAA Regional Diving Championship on February 28.

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