Zac Ranta
Zac Ranta
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hales Corners, Wis.
High School: Whitnall
Position: Diving
Major: Molecular and Cellular Biology
House Affiliation: Currier

Video Senior Perspective

Senior 2010-11
Earned second team All-Ivy honors in the three-meter diving competition with a total of 340.35 at the 2011 Ivy League Championship ... Was awarded the Ron Keenhold Award as the career high-point diver at the Ivy Championships ... Placed second on the one-meter board and third on the three-meter at the Cornell/Dartmouth tri-meet ... Won the one-meter and finished second in the three-meter board competition against BU Dec. 3 ... Finished first in the one-meter competition with a 309.08 score, third in the three-meter competition with a 293.40 score and with Crimson teammates swept Brown Jan. 21 ... Finished third in the one-meter competition with a 285.45 score, second in the three-meter competition with a 318.53 score and with Crimson teammates swept Brown Jan. 21 ... placed fifth in the one-meter diving event at the Ivy Championship with a final score of 283.44

Junior 2009-10
Named COOP Student-Athlete of the Week Jan. 25 ... Earned seventh in the three meter diving competition at Ivy League Championships with final score of 289.50 … Placed ninth in the one meter competition at Ivy Championships … Placed second in the the three meter event at HYP meet with score of 332.00 … Placed fifth in the one meter event at HYP meet with a score of 270.90.

Sophomore 2008-09
Placed 11th in three-meter at NCAA Zone A Diving Championship with a score of 596.50; also placed 19th on one-meter board with 251.45 points ... Named COOP Student-Athlete of the Week (Jan. 5), after winning the one-meter (296.47) and three-meter (349.51) events against Navy ... Took both the one-meter and three-meter dives with scores of 288.15 and 306.35, respectively, against Cornell and Dartmouth ... Captured the one (283.43) and three-meter (311.40) dives against Columbia ... Finished sixth in three-meter (256.50) at Big Al Invitational ... Won the three-meter event with a score of 343.43 and was second in one-meter (297.15) against Penn ... Earned victories in one-meter (316.50) and three-meter (312.23) against Brown ... Won the one-meter (288.05) and was third in three-meter dive (291.10) at HYP meet ... Placed fifth in three-meter (278.60) and ninth in one-meter diving (283.15) at Ivy League Championships.

Freshman 2007-08
Won both diving events in a dual against Penn (Feb. 9); was named ECAC Diver of the Week for his efforts ... Placed 18th at NCAA Men's Zone A Diving Championships in 3-mtr event (353.40) ... Was fifth at EISL Championships in three-meter dive with a score of 302.55.

Varsity diver for four years and member of golf team for two seasons at Whitnall High ... Wisconsin Division II one-meter state diving champion in 2007; runner-up in 2006 ... Four-time Woodland Conference champion ... Three-time Sectional winner ... Academic and Athletic All-American ... Team was four-time Woodland Conference title winners ... National Honor Society ... Mu Alpha Theta.