Oct. 13, 2017
A national champion in 2008, Chelsea Davis had a phenomenal career as a diver at Ohio State. Her national title on three-meter was the fourth diving championship in the history of the women’s program and first since 2003. Davis was an All-American diver in 2008 as well as 2010, the same year she was awarded the Big Ten Medal of Honor. She is one of two members of Ohio State’s women’s swimming and diving program to be awarded the most prestigious academic honor the Big Ten has to offer.
An Academic All-American, four-time OSU Scholar Athlete and three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree, Davis was named the NCAA Tri-Diver of the Year after her national championship-winning performance. She competed at the 2008 Olympic Trials on three-meter springboard, finishing tenth. A Wayne Duke Postgraduate Scholarship recipient, she won a Big Ten Championship on three-meter and was an All-American in 2006 at Northwestern before transferring to Ohio State.