Krysta Chaldekas
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Coronado, Calif.

High School:
Coronado HS '04

Height:
5-7

Event:
Diving

Major:
Exercise Biology

2006-07: Big West Conference runner-up on both boards, scoring 223.70 on 1-meter, 309.15 on 3-meter... Dual bests were 250.65 on high board, set against UC San Diego; and 238.25 on low board, against UC Irvine... Was team's No. 1 appearance in every meet, posting total of six event wins during the year.

2005-06: Scored 33.0 points at Big West Conference Championships, highest among Aggie divers... Broke 500-point barrier (501.15) in runner-up finish on 3-meters, and placed 3rd at 465.05 on 1-meter board... Consistently was team's top diver in dual competitions... Hit 260.48 on 3-meters vs. UC Irvine... Best 1-meter dual score was 231.90 at Big West Shootout... Ended regular season with 226.73 on low board, 251.55 on high board in double dual against Cal Poly and Pacific.

2004-05: Was team's top woman diver at Big West Conference championships, finishing 3rd on both 1-meter (448.90) and 3-meter (415.60)... Scored 32.0 team points in the two events... Won both boards at Cal Poly and captured high board vs. UC San Diego in January duals... Had Aggies' best 7-dive scores, posting 221.70 on 1-meter at San Jose State, 235.73 on 3-meter at home vs. UC Irvine.

CORONADO HS '04: Advanced to San Diego Section finals for three straight years, winning title in 2003 and placing 2nd in 2002 and 2004... Won back-to-back city championships as a junior and senior, following runner-up finish in 2002... Selected as team MVP each year... Named to San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team as a junior and senior... Won Islander Awards (top 5 percent) for foreign language, fine arts and social science... Also a standout in gymnastics, competing for Aztec Gymnastics Club for 10 years... Club won Levels 8, 9 and 10 state championships plus a Level 10 Junior Olympic title in 2003.

PERSONAL: Born in Coronado, Calif.... Exercise biology major, hopes for career in medical field... Parents are Charles & Jeralynn Chaldekas... Older sister, Dana, played lacrosse at UC Davis from 2001-2004... Career highlight was coming back from knee surgery and making gymnastics nationals.