Elijah Wright
Elijah Wright
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Loyola Blakefield
Position: Diving


  • Two-time champion at the America East Championships.
  • Earned gold on the 1-meter dive (281.90) and 3-meter dive (305.10).
  • Named America East Male Outstanding Diver.
  • Against East Carolina, finished first in the 1-meter dive (305.10) and fifth in the 3-meter (258.08).
  • Placed first in both dives against VMI.
  • At the Patriot Invitational, finished fourth in the 3-meter dive with a score of 263.55; also finished fifth in the 1-meter dive with a score of 236.25.
  • Also swept the diving disciplines against Towson, William and Mary, and Johns Hopkins and Delaware.
  • Participated in the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships.
  • Four-time America East Male Diver of the Week (10/10, 10/24, 10/30, 12/4).
  • Selected to the America East All-Academic Team.

2017-18: Two-time finalist at the America East Championships… Earned a silver medal in the 3-meter dive, scoring 273.90… Also earned a bronze medal in the 1-meter dive with a score of 250.45… At the ECAC Championships, placed fourth in the 1-meter dive with a score of 271.70… Earned All-America East honors.

2016-17:  A two-time finalist in the CCSA Championships for the 1M diving and 3M diving… He scored 325.10 in the 1M diving, earning him third place… Placed sixth in the 3M diving with a score of 337.80… He earned fourth place in the 2M diving with a score of 183.75…

2015-16: A two-time finalist at the CCSA Championships on the diving boards... Finished the 1 meter dive with a fourth place finish, scoring 276.85 points... Earned a seventh place finish on the 3 meter board with 288.45 points... Had his best dive on the 1 meter boards against Howard on Jan. 9 with 280.12 points.

Background: Member of Retriever Dive Club… Earned a fifth place finish at the Eastern Prep Championships with a total score of 446.80 on 11 dives.

Personal: Son of Salome Wallace-El… One sibling, Nailah… Lists favorite pro team as Miami Heat and favorite food as pizza… Plans on majoring in chemistry with hopes of becoming an orthopedic surgeon.