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     Sonia Peterson
    Sonia Peterson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Morton Grove, Ill.

    High School:
    Niles North

    Event:
    Diving


    2007-2008: Top diver for the Flames in her freshman campaign...fourth-place finish in the three-meter and seventh-place in the one meter at the Horizon League Championships...took the top spot in both events at Cleveland State...won both events at the last home meet of the season, taking the one meter in 230.10 and the three-meter in a season-best 254.10....placed third in both events against Green Bay...took first in the one-meter (215.30) and three-meter (225.80) against Western Illinois on December 19...performed a 190.90 three-meter dive and a 195.50 one-meter dive at the Miami Invitational...placed second in the one-meter (236.60) and set a season best dive in the three meter with a third-place, 245.65 performance at Saint Louis...earned the runner-up position the one-meter dive with a 230.90 performance on November 10th against Milwaukee and North Dakota......took second in the one-meter dive against Northwestern (237.83)...earned first place in the one-meter (224.70) and third in the three-meter (203.45) dives against Wright State...started her season off with wins in the one (210.75) and three meter (203.45) dives at Eastern Illinois...placed third in the three-meter (232.60) and sixth in the one-meter (202.10) at the UIC Diving Invite.

    Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner at Niles North...placed 15th as a junior and 16th as a senior in the state diving competition...Central Suburban League North conference diving champion in 2006...earned C.S.L. All-Conference honors for both diving and swimming for three years of her prep career...competed for the Oakton Diving Team for three years...qualified for the AAU nationals in 2006, receiving All-American accolades for her 12th place finish in the three meter dive...brother Andy is a current member of the UIC swim team...born November 14, 1988...daughter of Robert and Margaret Peterson...majoring in elementary education.

    Career Bests

    Event Score Date
    One-meter dive 237.83 10-27-07
    Three-meter dive 254.30 01-26-08