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Sophie Verzyl

  • position Diving
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Columbia, SC
  • Major Business
  • High school AC Flora
  • position Diving
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Columbia, SC
  • Major Business
  • High school AC Flora

Sophie Verzyl Bio

Verzyl’s Top Scores
Event Score Date Meet Location
1 meter

3 meter








vs. Davidson

vs. Davidson

SEC Championships

Columbia, SC

Columbia, SC

Knoxville, TN


  • 3x SEC Diver of the Week (Nov. 23, 2021; Jan. 18, 2022; Jan. 17, 2023)
  • All-SEC Second Team (2023)
  • SEC Silver Medalist – 3-meter (2023)
  • CSCAA Scholar All-American – 2022 (2nd team), 2023 (1st team)
  • 2x SEC Academic Honor Roll (2022, 2023)
  • CSC Academic All-District (2023)


  • Taking an Olympic redshirt

2022-23 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Swept the springboards at South Carolina’s meet at Alabama
  • Won the 1-meter event during South Carolina’s meet versus Georgia
  • Won the 3-meter event during the meet versus Davidson
  • Placed fourth on the 1-meter and third on the 3-meter at the Georgia Diving Invitational
  • Competed on the SEC Championship team on both springboard events and made the finals of both
  • Earned a silver medal on the 3-meter springboard at the SEC Championships and placed 8th on the 1-meter board
  • Placed fourth on both the 1-meter and 3-meter boards at the NCAA Zone B Championships to qualify for NCAA Championships
  • At the NCAA Championships, finished 23rd on the 1-meter board and 24th on the 2-meter board

 2021-22 (FRESHMAN)

  • Swept the springboards at the meet versus Gardner-Webb, at Georgia, and at the Tennessee Invitational
  • Placed first in the 3-meter during the meet versus UNCW
  • Earned bronze for Team USA at the Junior Pan American Championships
  • Competed in the 1-meter, 3-meter, and platform at the SEC Championships. Made finals in the 1-meter
  • Qualified for the NCAA Zone B Championships in the 1-meter and 3-meter. Made the finals of the 1-meter


  • Attended SC Flora High School in Columbia, SC
  • Dives with the South Carolina Divers under Julia Vincent, an alum of the UofSC diving program
  • Has attended regionals, zones, and nationals since 2014
  • Was selected to the CAMO Invitational in 2018
  • Personal best scores
    • 1 meter – 409.85
    • 3 meter – 455.30


  • Daughter to Holly and Scott Verzyl, sister to Zach and Maddie
  • Pre-med major
  • Enjoys weightlifting and is on the all-time school record board at AC Flora High School