Sarah Economides
Sarah Economides


Downers Grove, Ill.

High School:
Downers Grove North


2006-07: UIC's top performer in the one- and three-meter diving competitions...NCAA Zone C qualifier...posted four top finishes on the one-meter board and five top finishes on the three-meter board during the season...enjoyed her best meet of the year versus Cleveland State on Feb. 3, sweeping both events with season-best scores of 283.75 (1-meter) and 279.00 (3-meter)...took third in the one-meter diving competition at the Horizon League Championships with a score of 266.15...placed sixth in the three-meter event (231.75) at the league championships.

2005-06: Team's best finisher in the one-meter finals at the Horizon League Championships with a third-place tally of 247.10...won the one-meter event against Eastern Illinois with a 231.98...posted a 227.40 on the one-meter board and turned in a 256.65 in the three-meter event to take first on both boards against Butler...placed second on the one-meter board (252.86) versus Wright State...turned in a runner-up 281.15 on the three-meter board against Saint Louis and Western Illinois...led UIC on both the one-meter (237.40) and three-meter (228.70) boards at the Bill Ritter Invitational...scored a second-place 269.10 in the one-meter event versus Iowa...tallied a 249.95 to place second on the one-meter board against Cleveland State and Youngstown State.

2004-05: UIC's Diver of the Year...qualified for the NCAA Zone C's leading diver in the six-dive one-meter and three-meter events...set career-best 278.85 on the one-meter board to wrap up win at Cleveland State...set season-best six-dive three-meter mark of 241.50 against UW-Green Bay...dove to a season-best 361.30 at the Horizon League Championships...won the three-meter event to open the year against Eastern Illinois...led team in both events at the UIC Diving Invitational...took a one-meter victory with a 233.05 against Valpo...won the three-meter event against UW-Green's best finished in the one-meter and three-meter events at the Bill Ritter Invitational...finished fifth overall in the one-meter event to lead the team at the league championships.

2003-04: Started career on a winning note, notching the one-meter event in her first-ever meet at Eastern Illinois...placed second in the one-meter event at the UIC Diving Invitational...tallied career-high score of 254.85 against Butler...turned in a six-dive three-meter best of 247.05 in the same meet against the Bulldogs...placed eighth in the one-meter competition at the league finals with a final tally of 213.05...earned 11-dive score of 372.35 on the three-meter board at the Horizon League Championships, placing ninth overall.

Prep/Personal: Three-year letterwinner on the diving and gymnastics teams at Downers Grove North...three-time state qualifier on the boards for the Titans...state finalist during her last two seasons...earned a sectional championship in diving her junior season...two-time all-state honorable mention in diving...set school record marks in the six-dive (214.85) and 11-dive (414.35) one-meter events...two-time sectional qualifier on vault for the Trojan gymnastics squad...captained the swimming and diving team in her senior campaign...helped the gymnastics team take three regional titles and a West Suburban Silver crown...led the Trojans to a second-place finish at the state gymnastics sectionals...two-time MVP on the swimming and diving team and an MVP on the gymnastics team her senior season...All-Academic selection her senior year...member of the National Honor Society...Illinois State Scholar...continues to shine in classroom as a member of the Honors College at UIC and the recipient of the prestigious Avery Brundage scholarship...born September 28, 1984...daughter of John and Joyce Economides...majoring in movement science/physical therapy.

Career Best Scores

Event				Score		Date
One-Meter Dive (Six Dives)	         278.85		2-5-05
Three-Meter Dive (Six Dives)	247.05		11-15-03
Three-Meter Dive (11 Dives) 	372.35		2-28-04