Michael Stanton
Michael Stanton
Height: 5-10
Year: Junior
Hometown: Potomac, Md.
High School: Winston Churchill
Position: Diving
Major: Mathematics
House Affiliation: Winthrop

Junior 2011-12
Finished as the runner-up in the one-meter dive and sixth in the three-meter dive with scores of 306.40 and 269.95, respectively, against Cornell and Dartmouth Nov. 12 ... Placed seventh on the one meter (273.65) and three meter (298.40) at the Texas Invitational Dec. 1 ... Took first on the three meter and second on the one-meter diving board against Brown Jan. 19 ... Placed third on the three meter at the Ivy League Championships, turning in a score of 356.45.

Sophomore 2010-11
Won the one-meter diving competition at the 2011 Ivy League Championship with a final score of 327.27, earning first team All-Ivy honors along the way ... Captured the one-meter board title at the season-opening Cornell/Dartmouth tri-meet ... Won the three-meter competition against Columbia Nov. 19 ... Won the three-meter and finished runner-up in the one-meter competitions against BU Dec. 3 ... Finished first in the three-meter competition with a 337.65 score, second in the one-meter competition with a 303.83 score and with Crimson teammates swept Brown in both events Jan. 21 ... Took third in the one-meter board with a 297.68 score against Penn Jan. 23 ... Won the one-meter board with a 305.8 score and finished first in the three-meter board with a 336.05 score in the Yale/Princeton tri-meet Jan. 30 ... Totaled 366.87 points to capture the three-meter consolation diving competition at the Ivy League Championship.

Freshman 2009-10

Finished 11th in the one and three meter events with scores of 572.65 and 582.95, respectively, at NCAA Zone A Diving Championships … Earned the Karl B. Michael Award as the top-scoring diver at 2010 Ivy League Championships … Garnered first-team All-Ivy accolades … Captured the three meter diving title at Ivy League Championships with final score of 345.75 … Also secured one meter diving competition at Ivy Championships with final score of 320.50 … Captured three meter title at HYP meet with final score of 339.55 … Finished third in the one meter competition at HYP meet with a score of 284.85.

Before Harvard
Five-time varsity letterwinner at Winston Churchill High … Captained swimming and diving team as junior and senior … All-Potomac Gazette Diver of the Year in 2008 … Earned all-met honorable mention twice … Received All-Potomac Gazette honorable mention in 2009 … Two-time All-American … Qualified for junior nationals in 2005-07 … Also a member of track & field team … National Merit Commended Scholar … National Hispanic Merit Scholar … AP Scholar with Distinction.

Grandfather, James V. Stanton ’84, graduated from the Harvard advanced management program … Enjoys music and Guitar Hero.