Lydia Jabs has committed to Dartmouth College


Coach Info
Name Phone Email Team Name City State
Club Keith Kopecky K2 Diving virginia beach VA
High School Keith Kopecky
tournament score
1M 3M 5M 7.5M 10M
Best Result 439.03 - - - -
Meets Competed In

AAU Nationals
Virginia Beach District Meet
Eastern Region Meet
Virginia High School League State Championship Meet
St. Catherine's (Richmond) Meet
Newport News Invitational
Bon Air (Richmond) Dive Meet
Princess Anne (Va Beach)Country Club Dive Meet

Physical Attributes
Years diving USA Diving AAU
Diving Honors

2nd Place VHSL State Championship (2013)
Princess Anne High School Swimming and Diving Team Captain
School Record Holder for 6 dives and 11 dives
All Virginia Beach District (2011, 2012)
All Eastern Region (2012)
2nd Place in Virginia Beach District Meet (2012)
2nd Place Eastern Region Meet (2011)
2nd Place Eastern Region Meet (2012)
4th Place Virginia State Championship (2012)
2nd Place Newport News Invitational (2012)
1st Place Bon Air (Richmond) Dive Meet (2012)
1st Place Princess Anne (Va Beach) Country Club Dive Meet (2012)
6th Place Virginia State Competition (2011)
3rd Place in Virginia Beach District Meet (2011)
Princess Anne Highschool Most Valuable Diver (2011, 2012)
Wavy 10 News athlete of the week
Qualifier for All American and AAU Nationals (2012)
1st Place Synchro Bon Air (Richmond) Dive Meet (2012)
Virginia Beach District Champion (2013)


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ACT Score (Composite)
High School
Princess Anne High School
School City
School State
Guidance Counselor
Cheryl Hummer
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Guidance Counselor Email
Class Size
School Size
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School Division
Major Category
Business Mgmt and Admin. Services
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Major Category
Marketing Ops./Marketing and Distrib.
Major Category
Arts - Visual and Performing
Arts Management
Other Academic Information
PSAT- Verbal 77, Math 71, Writing 72, Total 220 I plan on raising my SAT math scores this fall My subject test scores are: Literature- 760 US History- 620 Math 1- 610 I will be submitting a visual arts portfolio, to schools that allow for such to be included in the application process, because of my interest in furthering my art education and also the large impact Art has had on my life, both personal and academic. AP SCORES LITERATURE: 5 PSYCHOLOGY: 5 EURO: 4 USH: 4 HUMAN GEOGRAPHY: 4 STATISTICS: 3
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Personal Highlights

I did gymnastics my entire life, but after serious back injuries switched to diving. At this time in Virginia Beach there weren't any established diving clubs so it was hard to find a coach and practice times. In the recent year; however, it has been amazing to watch the diving community grow up around me.

Additional Questions:
Why do you want to be recruited to play sports in college?
Athletes are often leaders on and off the field. Please provide one example of how you have demonstrated leadership in both areas.

I coach diving to children from ages 7-14, it can be difficult sometimes to get them to cooperate or even to understand some of the complexities of diving. I do my best to be a good role model and mentor as they progress and grow as divers. Last season my team was first in the league!

Although diving is an individual sport, teamwork is a huge aspect. My teammates are my friends and my competition. Especially with the younger divers I have had to be a mediator and end fights, a cheerleader cheering them on and encouraging them when they are scared or upset, and a coach at times, explaining how to correct their dives.

Please explain how you pursue "healthy athletic performance" as a student-athlete.

I try to keep my life balanced. Sometimes it can be hard to juggle schoolwork, practice, and extracurriculars. However, I practice good time management to ensure everything gets done! I use every opportunity to push myself further in all disciplines, be it sit-ups during homework, or practicing flashcards with my teammates during stretching.

Please describe how you are involved in service in your community and why these efforts are important to you.

I volunteer during the summer at the public library signing children up for the summer reading program. I have been doing this now for four years and I truly enjoy the opportunities to promote reading and furthering educational growth. It is inspiring to hear the kids so excited about reading!

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Blog Posts

States prep
February 16, 2013
Well this is it! The morning before states! I've been trying some new techniques on centering and focus to help me stay cool and relaxed when the pressures on, guess we'll see how it works in a...
Regionals 2013
February 10, 2013
After a breath taking performance at district championships, finishing with 439.03 it was quite disappointing to have a less then satisfactory regional meet. With the exception of two fluke bad...
3rd Dual Meet in Highschool Season
January 5, 2013
Yesterday was the third meet of high school season! I continued my trend of improvement, even if it was only one point total, I was impressed with my overall performance. I was consistent with my...