Swimming & Diving
Emma Dellmore - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Hometown The Woodlands, Texas
  • Major Public Health
  • High school The Woodlands College Park
Top Scores:
1-meter: 294.50 (vs. Ohio State/Toledo, 01/05/18)
3-meter: 330.23 (at Louisville, 01/20/18)
Platform: 191.95 (at Ohio State Fall Invite, 11/17/18)

Career Notes:

  • 2020 CATSPY Blue Heart Award Winner
  • 2020 CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team
  • ^2020 All-America on 1- and 3-Meter Springboard
  • 2018, 2019, 2020 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2017 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2019-20 (Senior): Despite returning to competition after five months of rehabilitation from an injury to both heel bones, Dellmore experienced a record season … On the first night of the 2020 SEC Championships, Dellmore reached the 1-meter springboard finals competition (the top eight in the conference), after placing fifth in the 1-emeter springboard preliminaries competition with a score of 293.90, her second-best score in her career by less than one point … She went on to finish eighth in the conference on the discipline, scoring 22 points for the women’s team … Dellmore also reached the NCAA Zone “C” Diving Championships on the 1- and 3- meter springboards … There, she earned her best finish ever at the meet, placing 13th in the 57-person 1-meter springboard field, before advancing to the finals competition … Dellmore only competed two of her six dives in the final round, moving into 11th place, before her career was cut short because of the CoVID-19 public health threat … Before postseason, Dellmore earned a first-place finish on the 3-meter springboard against Cincinnati on senior night, collecting 310.58 points, her second-best score on the discipline in her career … Won Blue Heart Award at the 2020 CATSPY Awards … Earned the Bob Bradley Scholarship Award at the program’s annual awards banquet … Named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team … Named to SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
2018-19 (Junior):  Season was cut short due to injury … Rallied a career best on platform at the Ohio State Fall Invite in mid November, posting a 191.95 … Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
2017-18 (Sophomore): Finished in the top 15 of both springboard events at the SEC Championships to score for the UK women on both disciplines … Placed 14th on 1-meter at the SEC Championships with a score of 266.05 … Finished 13th at the SEC Championships on 3-meter with a score of 302.00 … Had a trio of victories on the 3-meter springboard throughout the dual season, including a personal-best score of 330.23 at Louisville on January 20 to help the Wildcats defeat the UofL for the first time in nine years … Earned the Most Improved Diver award at the end of year banquet … Named to SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2016-17 (Freshman): Had a season-best performance on 1-meter in the regular-season finale at Cincinnati, posting a 288.10 to finish second … Also recorded a season-best 279.45 on 3-meter against Louisville … Finished 25th on 1-meter at the SEC Championships with a 255.45 … Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to UK: During both her sophomore and senior seasons in high school, she qualified for the state championship and placed in the top five … Participated in the Woodlands Diving Academy … Qualified for Junior Nationals in her freshman and junior seasons.

^The CSCAA board adjusted the All-America selection criteria to recognize a group of individuals who would have had the opportunity to compete for All-America status at the canceled 2020 NCAA Championships.

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