Jake Burris
Jake Burris
Year: So.
Hometown: Chelsea, Mich.
High School: Chelsea
Events: diving

Jake Burris2016-2017: Scored honorable mention All-America awards, finishing ninth in the 1-meter competition and 10th in the 3-meter during the NCAA Championship...Named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association's Most Valuable Diver for the second year in a row with scores of 492.95 to win the 1-meter title and 509.50 to win the 3-meter title...Named the MIAA's Diver of the Week Feb. 6 after scoring 317.10 in the 1-meter event during the dual meet with Olivet to break his own Albion school record and 334.05 on the 3-meter, best in the conference this season.

2015-2016: Achieved the best finish by an Albion diver in the NCAA Division III Championships and All-America status with a sixth-place finish in the 1-meter competition (final score was 463.75)...Qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships with a fifth place finish in 1-meter (439.60) and an 11th place finish in 3-meter (442.65) during the Region 1 Championships... The MIAA Most Valuable Diver after winning the league title on the 1-meter board and finishing runner-up on the 3-meter board...Seized the school-record in 3-meter diving with a score of 340.55 in the Jan. 23 dual meet against Hope and in 1-meter (313.85) in the Jan. 30 meet against Olivet and Wooster...Achieved a qualifying score for the NCAA Diving Regional with scores of 302.40 (1-meter) and 261.97 (3-meter) during the Oct. 31 dual meet against Alma College...Achieved a 492.75 score for 11 dives off the 1-meter board in the Carthage Classic.

Prior to Albion: The pool and varsity record holder for six and 11 dives at Chelsea High School...A four-team state meet qualifier and all-Southeastern Conference award winner...The Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 2 diving champion in 2014...Achieved All-America status and served as a team captain in 2015.

Personal: An exercise science major...Lists golfing as a hobby...Son of Eric and Cathy Burris...His father was a diver at Eastern Michigan University.