More than 20 swimming and diving alumnae scheduled to be in attendance for 2016-17 debut
Senior duo Lafranchise and DeNeffe post career-best Zone platform scores
DeNeffe edges teammate Lafranchise on the high board
Senior becomes first UC Davis diver to advance to Zone finals in Division I Era
DeNeffe, Lafranchise head for Flagstaff to compete at Zone Diving Championships at Northern Arizona
2015-16: NCAA ZONE "E" DIVING REGIONAL QUALIFIER… ALL-MOUNTAIN PACIFIC SPORTS FEDERATION SECOND TEAM on the 1-meter and 3-meter… Became the first Aggie to reach a final at the NCAA Zone Championships, finishing 17th on the 1-meter board with a total score of 515.55 after placing 16th during the preliminaries (263.45)… Set a school record on the 1-meter against Loyola Marymount on Oct. 31… Finished 58th on the 3-meter board (208.25) and 36th on the platform (a season-best 188.95) at the Zone Championships… Collected four zone regional qualifying scores on the low board and two more on the high board... Finished fourth on the 3-meter board at the MPSF Championships with a season-best score of 283.35 -- one that ranks fifth on the school's all-time list... Collected eight of the top 10 scores on the 1-meter board during the season... Won the consolation final at the Wildcat Diving Invitational on the 1-meter board, scoring a 269.80 after finishing 12th in the prelims (240.15).
2014-15: NCAA ZONE "E" DIVING REGIONAL QUALIFIER in all three diving disciplines... ALL-MOUNTAIN PACIFIC SPORTS FEDERATION SECOND TEAM on both the 1- and 3-meter... Led the way for the Aggies at the Zone "E" regionals, posting her best finish with a score of 163.15 to place 31st on the platform... Also finished 43rd on the 1-meter board with a score of 230.55 and 54th on the 3-meter board with a score of 198.20... Finished fifth on the 1-meter at the MPSF Championships with a score of 247.30... Also finished fifth on the 3-meter board at the MPSF meet with a score of 235.90... Posted the third-best score in school history on the 1-meter with a score of 275.85 against San Jose State on Oct. 17... Added the fourth-best score in school history on the 3-meter against Nevada, posting a 282.45 on Nov. 8... Finished with the third-best score in school history on the platform at the Wildcat Diving Invitational, scoring a season-best 196.85.
2013-14: NCAA ZONE "E" DIVING REGIONAL QUALIFIER in all three diving disciplines... Posted her best finish in the event on the platform, scoring a season-best 177.30 to finish 32nd... Also finished 33rd on the 1-meter (232.35) and 53rd on the 3-meter (196.90)... Scored the second-highest total in school history on the 1-meter with a team season-best 271.27 in a double dual against San Diego and Oregon State... Set a season-high with a 258.60 on the 3-meter against Loyola Marymount on Jan. 26.
2012-13:NCAA ZONE "E" DIVING REGIONAL QUALIFIER in the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard events and platform... ALL-MPSF SECOND TEAM on the 1-meter board... recorded the second-highest, six-dive low board dual score in school history, a 266.48, vs. CSUB, fifth-highest high board total of 271.05 vs. Pacific and the fourth-highest five-dive platform score of 183.75 at the MPSF Championships.
LIBERTY HS '12: Two-time Central Section champion after finishing 2nd as a sophomore... Scored 429.05 at 2012 finals, more than 30 points better than nearest competitor... Previous totals were 399.50 in 2011, 348.15 in 2010... Won Clovis Invitational as a junior and senior... Also competed for Roadrunner Diving for three years... Qualified for 2011 AAU nationals.
PERSONAL: Born in Bakersfield... Majoring in biological sciences... Parents are Paul & Mary LaFranchise... Older sister, Laura, was a diver at Cal State Bakersfield... Proudest personal accomplishment was repeating as valley champion at LHS.
SELECTED TOP TIMES
|1-Meter||291.30||10/31/15||vs. Loyola Marymount|
|Platform||196.85||11/23/14||at Wildcat Diving Invitational|