2000-2001 Highlights:Captured two second-place finishes in the one-meter (271.25) and three-meter (474.60) diving competitions at the Midwestern Collegiate Conference championships…Qualified for the Zone C Diving championships with a career-best score of 318.70 in the 3-meter competition and a second-place finish of 290.35 in the 1-meter event to help UIC to a 142-93 win over Valparaiso…placed 24th in the one-meter competition (213.90) and 23rd in the three-meter competition (222) at the NCAA Zone C Diving Championships…two-time MCC Swimming and Diving athlete of the week…swept the one and three-meter diving competitions against UW-Green Bay and Northern Illinois.
1999-2000 Highlights: Established himself as one of the premier divers in the Midwestern Collegiate Conference...NCAA Zone C Diving Qualifier where he finished 22nd and 17th in the one and three meter events respectively...Finished the 2000 season with the best MCC performance in the one-meter (six dives) with his career-best 290.85 at home against Texas Christian...finished second to teammate Mike Magee in the MCC rankings in the three-meter (six dives) event with his 284.90 performance at the Butler Dual...placed second at the Windy City Invitational (447.15)in the three-meter (11 dive) event...recorded career-best 430.50 on the one-meter (11 dive) board at the Illinois State Collegiate Diving Championships.
1998-99 Highlights: Teamed with Ryan Nelson to form a dominant diving duo for the Flames...the pair broke the meet-record on the three-meter board at the Notre Dame Relays with a combined score of 487.80...set career-high score on the one-meter board against Western Kentucky (255.80)...recorded personal-best, 11-dive total of 412.10 on the one-meter board in the MCC Championship preliminaries...placed fourth on the one-meter boards (404.55) in the MCC finals...established career-best, 11-dive performance on the three-meter board (452.90) at the MCC Championships.
1997-98 Highlights: Grabbed first place on the three-meter board at Northern Illinois with a career-high, six-dive total of 284.550...finished second in the one and three-meter competitions against Wisconsin Green-Bay...placed third on the one-meter board against Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a score of 252.70...finished fourth in the three-meter competition at the MCC Championships with a score of 410.10 and finished eighth in the one-meter at the championships with a score of 348.65.
Prep/Personal: All-Conference, All-Sectional, All-State Diver for Amos Alonzo Stagg high school in Palos Hills, Ill....three-sport athlete in tennis, volleyball and diving...conference diving champion as a senior...was a sectional champion in his junior and senior seasons...honorable mention all-state selection as a junior...all-state second team selection as a senior...born November 19, 1979...son of Carol and Ed Flynn, and Charlie and Dawn Rock...majoring in finance.
Rock's Career-Best Diving Scores: