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

2015: Earned USAG All-America honors on floor (first team) and vault (second team) … Gained Winter Academic All-Ivy accolades … Won a RIAIAW Distinguished Student-Athlete of the Year Award … Qualified for the NCAA Regionals at West Virginia (Apr. 4) … Garnered All-ECAC honors on vault, bars, and the all around … Took home All-Ivy Classic laurels on bars and floor … Won ECAC Gymnast of the Week twice (Feb. 10, Feb. 17) … Competed in all 14 meets on the season … Participated as an all-around performer in 12 meets … Posted a career-best 39.125 in the all around vs. UNH, Bridgeport, SCSU (Feb. 16) … Set personal-best 9.850 on beam at UNH (Feb. 8) … Posted career-best 9.850 on bars twice (Feb. 16, Mar. 15) … Notched a career-high 9.875 on floor at Bridgeport (Mar. 11) … Earned ECAC All-Academic Team honors.

2014: Earned USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships All-American and All-Around Champion honors … Won the Ivy Classic All-Around title … Qualified for NCAA University Park Regionals as an all-around performer … Took All-ECAC in the all-around … Three-time ECAC Gymnast of the Week … Placed second on all-around (38.400) at home meet (Jan. 26) … Won three of four events and earned season-high 39.050 in the all around to defeat Springfield (Feb. 9) … Set personal records on all four events, placing first on vault (9.725) and winning the Ivy Classic All-Around Championship (39.000) on Feb. 23 … Placed second on vault with season-high 9.825 at home meet (Mar. 9) … Took third place on floor (9.725) to earn All-ECAC honors at ECAC Championships (Mar. 22) … Finished 13th at NCAA University Park Regional Championships (Apr. 5) … Captured USAG Collegiate Nationals All-Around title with 38.900 on Apr. 11. 

2013: Competed on every event … Earned ECAC Rookie of the Week honors on Jan. 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: Member of the National Honor Society and the National Spanish Honor Society … 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 … Has one older sister, Emily … Enjoys hanging out with friends and working out … Business, Entrepreneurship, and Organizations concentrator. 

Career Highs (Through 2015 Season)
Vault: 9.825
Bars: 9.850
Beam: 9.850
Floor: 9.875
All-Around: 39.125