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Alissa Barker
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Alissa Barker 1261509
Position: Diving
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
High School: Pymble Ladies College
Experience: 3 Letters
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Falling Gracefully with Molly and Alissa - A Cal Diving Blog

Cal Claims 13 Pac-10 All-Academic Spots - March 30, 2011

• At the 2011 Pac-10 Championships, Barker finished 19th in the one-meter springboard preliminary round with a score of 237.20.
• Took eighth place with a score of 203.40 in the platform final of the 2011 Bruin Diving Invitational.
• Garnered 2011 Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention.
• At the 2010 Texas Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame Invitational, finished 8th (198.40) in the platform final.
• At the 2009 NCAA Zone E Diving Championships, Barker posted Cal's best mark on the platform (390.70 points); also 38th on the three-meter springboard (197.80).
• Cal's top finisher on the platform (4th, 237.90) and the three-meter springboard (17th, 210.05) at the 2009 Pac-10 Diving Championships; was also 17th (206.05) on the one-meter board.

High School Success
• NSW Diver of the Year Girls Elite Junior A ... Australia School Diving Championships (first place on springboard and platform) ... Australian Elite Junior Diving Championships (fourth on the platform) ... NSW Elite Junior Championships (second on the Platform and third in the 3m and 1m boards).
• Won multiple school diving meets including IGSSA, CIS and All School State Championships her senior year.
• Earned may individual accolades including, NSW CIS Outstanding Sporting Achievement (2004-2007); Diver of the Year Girls Elite Junior A (2007, 2006); School Sport Australia Sportsmanship Award; Diving Captain for the NSW Team at the All Schools Nationals in Hobart.

• Media studies major
• Listed several high school activities and accolades, including: school monitress, class captain, Global Young Leaders Conference, recipient of the Duke of Edinburgh Award, Preparatory School Support Program, Senior First Aid and Australian Red Cross.

Why I Chose Cal
"Cal is a truly great university, offering me the best of both worlds - I'm able to pursue my academic studies at one of the world's leading university's and pursue my athletic goals with great support from Cal sports."

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