Coco Darelius
Coco Darelius
Height: 5-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rye, N.Y.
High School: Rye
Position: Diving

2015-16: Ended her career as a Retriever in grand fashion, by taking gold at the America East Championships in the 3 meter dive... She scored a 261.00 on the 3 meter board for gold, while also scoring a 240.40 on the 1 meter board for 3rd at the championships... Earned a spot at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships for the fourth time in her career... Earned America East Most Outstanding Diver for the second time... Named to the America East All-Academic Team... Named America East Swimming and Diving Scholar Athlete. 

2014-15: Saw success both in and out of the pool in 2014-15... Set both school records in the 1-meter and 3-meter dives earlier in the season... She set the record in the 3-meter dive with a score of 324.00 against George Washington, shattering the previous mark she set at the CCSA North Invitational... Broke the 1-meter record with a score of 294.98, 13 points better than the record held by Ashley Houghton that was set in 2006... Took third in both the 1-meter (243.85) and 3-meter (251.40) dives at the America East Championships... Competed in NCAA Zone competition for the third year in a row... Earned a spot on the America East All-Academic Team.

2013-14: Won both the 1-meter (252.00) and 3-meter (261.70) diving events at the America East Championships… Named the America East Most Outstanding Diver at the conference meet in Worcester, Mass. … Set a career-best on the 1-meter (271.95) board during the team’s training trip in South Florida to earn a spot at the NCAA Zones meet for the second straight year… Recorded her career-best on the 3-meter board (272.47) while capturing the event during the Retrievers’ home meet with Howard on Jan. 11… Became the first UMBC diver to advance to final round of the Zones meet when she advanced on the 3-meter board… Finished 17th on 3-meter after scoring 248.30 in the prelim round… Placed 34th at the Zones meet on the 1-meter board…Named the America East Most Outstanding Diver of the Week three times… Selected to the America East All-Academic Team… Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2012-13: Won a silver medal in the 1-meter diving competition at the America East Championships after placing fourth in the preliminary round… Also finished in fourth place in the 3-meter event… Scored a season-best 265.885 in the 1-meter versus West Virginia to qualify for the NCAA Zones Meet… Posted her top 3-meter score of 270.22 while claiming top honors against Old Dominion on Jan. 12… Named the America East Female Diver of the Week twice, first on Oct. 23 and then on Jan. 15… Swept the diving events against both Navy and ODU… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

Background: Top point scorerer all four years at Rye High Schoool... Qualified for the state meet in the 1-meter competition with a score of 450.8 at the 2011 Rockland CountyDive Invitational... Won the silver medal at the 2010 Empire State Games with a score of 382.95 in the 3-meter competition... An honor roll student throughout her four years.

Personal: Daughter of Joel and Anne Darelius... Has one brother, Sam... Plans to major in engineering... Born July 18, 1994.