FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas diving coach Dale Schultz announced his first signee for the 2009-10 season today.
Schultz, who lost two divers to graduation after the 2008-09 season, has signed Taylor Hryorchuk of Southlake, Texas to the Razorback squad for the 2009-10 season.
“We’re excited about the addition of Taylor to the program,” Schultz said. “We look forward to Taylor bringing her experience and talent to the squad as we continue to move up the ranks of the SEC.”
A three-time All-American in high school, Hryorchuk holds the six and 11-dive records at Southlake Carroll Senior High.
While at Southlake, Hryorchuk helped the Dragons to four regional championships while earning all-district and all-regional honors and being named Most Valuable Player each of her four years. In her junior and senior years, Hryorchuk garnered all-state honors.
A standout diver with G.C. Divers, Hryorchuk competed in the Junior Diving regional, zone and national championships as well as the Amateur Athletic Union National Championships all between the ages of 11 and 18.
Active throughout high school, Hryorchuk was an All-American cheerleader and member of the student council at Southlake. Hryorchuk earned Success Scholar honors for completing three years of Spanish, four years each of math and science and completing over 100 hours of community service.
Originally from Fredericksburg, Va., Hryorchuk is the younger daughter of John and Carolyn Hryorchuk. Hryorchuk’s older sister, Lauren, graduated from Arkansas in May of 2009.
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