2017-18 Women's Swimming & Diving

Jenny Cheetham

Jenny Cheetham

  • Event(s)
    Diving
  • Height
    5-4
  • Class
    Freshman
  • Hometown
    Phoenix, Ariz.
  • High School
    Shadow Mountain

Biography

Academic Notes: Majoring in exercise science...WAC All-Academic selection and Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient in 2018.

2017-18 (Freshman): Earned two All-WAC first team honors at WAC Championships...Competed on all three boards at the WAC Championships...Finished second on 1-meter with a score of 285.60...Finished second on 3-meter with a season-best score of 301.75...Advanced to the B final and finished 13th on platform after a season-best prelim score of 188.00...Qualified for NCAA Zone E Meet...Finished 20th on 1-meter at Zones...Recorded season-best score of 309.75 on 1-meter versus San Diego...Finished fifth on 3-meter during NAU Quad Diving Meet...Placed first on 1-meter versus San Diego and first on 3-meter versus Arizona...Second-best score on team on 1-meter, third-best score on 3-meter and sixth-best score on 1-meter for the season.

High School: Four-year letterwinner and two-year team captain at Shadow Mountain HS...Four-time state qualifier...Won the 1-meter Division II State Championship with a school record score of 459.20 as a senior…Posted the highest score of all three divisions…Placed second as a sophomore and junior and sixth as a freshman…Received Most Valuable Athlete award as a senior…Named Most Valuable Diver as a sophomore and junior…Placed third at USA Diving Junior Regionals in 2016…Named to PVUSD All-District team in 2014…3.68 high school GPA…Member of high school’s National Honors Society, Spanish Honors Society, Society of Women Scholars and Tri-Music Honors Society.

Personal: Jennifer Emily Cheetham was born July 29 in Scottsdale, Ariz....Daughter of Bridget and Phillip Cheetham...Two older sisters, Amanda and Katherine…Father, Phillip, was a two-time gymnastics Olympian for Australia…Enjoys singing and was part of high school choir...Lists most memorable athletic moment as placing third at regionals despite injuring her heel with three dives left...Chose NAU because she really liked Coach Huffman and the academic program she was looking for.