Name: Sophie Verzyl
Sport: Diving
Height: 5' 4"
DOB: 2/18/2003
Birthplace: Huntsville, Ala.
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
College: University of South Carolina
College Year: Freshman
College Major: Business
Team/Club: University of South Carolina
Coach(es): Dale Schultz
Other Career Highlights
  • 2021 Junior Pan American Championships team member (bronze, 1-meter)
Personal: Daughter of Scott and Holly Verzyl...Has two siblings, Maddie and Zach...Enjoys music (piano, guitar, singing), art (drawing, painting), going to the lake/beach, travelling and anything outdoors...Likes to volunteer at a local dog shelter...Started diving at age 8...Her favorite dive is 203b on 1 meter because it is elegant and precise, but also strong...Favorite divers to watch are Krysta Palmer, Jennifer Abel and Tania Cagnotto...Being a student-athlete is the hardest part of training for her because it is tiring and challenging to train 20 hours while also having to keep up with school and finding time for yourself...Also played soccer and basketball in high school...Favorite food is sushi...Would love to be a travel photographer...Likes to write in cursive and hardly ever prints