Quetzal Moreno
Quetzal Moreno
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: Franklin HS
Position: Diving

UC SANTA BARBARA
2012-13: Placed 15th in platform dives (161.15) at the MPSF Championships…Took first place in three-meter competition (218.85) in a dual-meet against UC San Diego on Nov. 2…Finished 20th overall at the USC Diving Invitational with a total score of 146.95 in the three-meter dives…Placed fourth overall in the three-meter competition with a score of 219.45 and took fifth in the one-meter dives (207.68) against UNLV on Jan. 19.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Franklin High School…Dove under coach Mike Retherford…CIF qualifier all four years…Named MVP her senior year…Voted team captain in 2012…Helped her team to league championships in 2011 and 2012…Also dove for Capital Divers under coach Dede Crayne…Competed in Gymnastics for 11 years where she reached level eight…Is a lifetime member of California Scholarship Federation.

PERSONAL
Quetzal Moreno, or “Q,” was born June 23, 1994 in Sacramento, Calif. to parents Camille and Mario Moreno…Has two siblings, Feliz and Belen…Enjoys hanging out with family and friends, listening to music and dancing…Favorite movie is “Remember the Titans”…Favorite artist is Young the Giant…Enjoys reading books by Jimmy Santiago Baca…Most memorable athletic moment was being named team captain in 2012…Lists her personal heroes as her family, Kerri Strug and Alicia Sacramone…Favorite aspect of college athletics is the team cohesiveness…Is a biology major with hopes of being a physical therapist.