Name: Sarah Bacon
Sport: Diving
Height: 5'5"
DOB: 9/20/1996
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Cardinal Ritter (2015)
College: University of Minnesota
College Year: Graduate student
College Major: Kinesiology (undergraduate); Sports Management (masters)
Team/Club: Minnesota Diving
Coach(es): Wenbo Chen
World Championship Experience
  • 2022: Silver (1-meter), 5th (3-meter)
  • 2019: 2nd (1-meter), 14th (3-meter)
Other Career Highlights
  • Six-time national champion (1-meter: 2014, 2019, 2021; 3-meter: 2022; synchronized 3-meter: 2019, 2022)
  • 2021 World Cup silver medalist (3-meter)
  • 2019 Pan American Games team member (gold, 1-meter; silver, synchronized 3-meter)
  • 2014, 2010 Junior World Championships team member
  • 2011, 2009, 2007 Junior Pan American Championships team member
  • Five-time Junior Pan American Championships medalist (three gold, one silver, one bronze)
  • Five-time junior national champion
  • Four-time NCAA champion
  • Honda Award winner for swimming and diving
Personal: Sarah is the daughter of Steve and Barb Bacon...She has three brothers: Kevin, Brian and Brad...Began diving in 2004...Her favorite dives are 5152B and 107B...Sarah has had to overcome numerous injuries (she has dealt with shoulder injuries, stress fractures in her back, and concussions)...In between dives, Sarah likes to sit away from everyone else and listen to upbeat music (Drake, Kanye West, Beyonce, Lil Wayne, Tyga)...When she is not diving, Sarah enjoys cooking, baking, watching and attending sporting events, working out, going to concerts, and being outside...Pursuing a masters in sports management at Minnesota