Ivan Zalessov
Ivan Zalessov

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Okemos, Mich.

High School:
Okemos

Event:
Diving


Junior Season: Academic All-Big Ten ... Won both the one-meter and three-meter dives against GVSU ... Placed first against Notre Dame on the three-meter with a 335.32 score ... Won the three-meter against Oakland with a 366.82 mark ... Posted a total of 675.50 points and placed 12th on the three-meter, and 11th in the one-meter at the NCAA Diving Zone meet ... Placed 14th on the three-meter (330.45), 16th on the platform (260.30) and dove a 271.60 on the one-meter at the Big Ten Championships.

Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten honoree...Won the one-meter (303.37) and three-meter (363.82) dives at Ball State (12/8)...Took first in the one-meter (261.75) at Michigan (1/18)...Registered a score of 291.45 and won the one-meter board against Oakland (1/25)...Posted a season-high one-meter total 299.03 at St. Bonaventure (11/8)...Season-high in on the three-meter board was 295.40 at Penn State (11/10).

Freshman Season: Notched five top-three finishes on each board ... Placed first in three-meter diving (303.60) against Princeton and Michigan (11/11) ... Posted season-high one-meter total (310.10) and best three-meter score (312.50) at the Northwestern Invite (11/18) ... Placed third on both boards versus Ball State (12/9) ... Registered a score of 310.72 on three-meter board and a 289.27 on the one-meter in the season finale against Oakland (1/19) ... Placed 14th in platform diving, 15th in one-meter diving and 22nd on the three-meter board at the Big Ten Championships.

Prep: Earned two letters in diving under Coach Mike Wagner at Okemos High School ... Earned All-America, all-state and all-conference honors as a junior and senior ... Placed second at the MHSAA State Meet his senior year.

Personal: Born March 26, 1989 ... Son of Valentin and Tatiana Zalessov ... An accounting major.