Diana Walters
Diana Walters
Year: Junior
Hometown: Austin, TX
High School: Anderson
Position: All-Around

2014: USA Gymnastics Collegiate Nationals All-American and All-Around Champion … Ivy Classic All-Around Champion … NCAA University Park Regional Championships all-around qualifier … All-ECAC on all-around … three-time ECAC Gymnast of the Week … placed second on all-around (38.4) at home meet on Jan. 26 … won three of four events and earned career-high 39.05 on all-around to defeat Springfield on Feb. 9 … set personal records on all four events, placing first on vault (9.725) and winning the Ivy Classic All-Around Championship (39.0) on Feb. 23 … placed second on vault with season-high 9.825 at home meet on March 9 … took third place on floor (9.725) to earn All-ECAC honors at ECAC Championships on March 22 … finished 13th at NCAA University Park Regional Championships on Apr. 5 … captured USA Gymnastics Collegiate Nationals All-Around Championships with 38.9 on Apr. 11.

2013: Competed on every event for the Bears during her rookie season…Earned ECAC Rookie of the Week honors on January 22 after placing second in the all-around in her first collegiate meet…Helped Brown break the school record on the vault on three separate occasions…Put forth strong performances at the USAG Collegiate Nationals, helping Brown to a fourth-place team finish.

Before Brown:
 Graduated from Anderson High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society and the National Spanish Honor Society…Also participated in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Mu Alpha Theta and was a Leadership Council officer…Competed for the Crenshaw Athletic Club and was a two-year Level 10 gymnast...Served as team captain and helped her squad to a 2012 Texas State Championship…A recipient of the 2012 Team Spirit Award...A Region 3 Championship qualifier, she placed 10th in the all-around at the Texas State Championships, finished second in the all-around at the Alamo Classic and earned second on the beam...A 2011 Junior Olympics National qualifier…Placed second in the all-around at the Alamo Classic and 11th at the Region 3 Championships...Helped her team to a first place finish at Western Nationals in 2010 and earned second on the floor...A 2009 Region 3 Championship qualifier, she received her team’s Most Improved Award.

Personal:
Diana Walters is the daughter of Cherie and Fred Walters of Austin Texas…She has one older sister, Emily…Enjoys hanging out with friends and working out…Her concentration is undeclared.