Erich Brodbeck
Erich Brodbeck
Year: Junior
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: Monte Vista HS
Position: Diving


2012-13: Posted team high scores on the one-meter board (210.85) and the three-meter board (194.10) at the Pac-12 Championships to place 19th overall…Placed first in the one-meter competition (262.95) in a victory over rival Cal Poly on Feb. 9…Added two second-place finishes on the three-meter and one-meter boards to help beat Cal State Bakersfield on Dec. 15. 

2011-12: Scored a combined 283.50 in the one-meter dive after six dives against Denver, the best score of any Gaucho in that event that season…Scored a 252.75 in the three-meter dive after six dives against Denver, the second best by a Gaucho that season.

Attended Monte Vista High School…Was coached by Steve Sherman…Also competed in water polo and swimming…Earned Scholar-Athlete honors throughout his prep career…Competed with Sherman Divers.

Erich Edward Brodbeck was born on Feb. 27, 1993 in Berkeley, Calif.…Parensts are Kelly and Lesli Brodbeck…Has a younger sister, Erin…Is majoring in chemical engineering…Aspires to one day work in fields such as petroleum, fuel cells or medical devices…Enjoys baseball, football, snowboarding and mountain biking…Favorite movie is “Forrest Gump” and his favorite book is “Catch 22”…Enjoys the music of Queen…His most memorable athletic achievement was earning the silver medal at the 2011 Far Western Championships in three-meter synchronized diving…His heroes include Greg Louganis and Mark Lenzi…Favorite aspect of college diving is the opportunity to compete against national caliber athletes.