Krysta Palmer
Krysta  Palmer


Carson City, Nev.

Last College:
Western Nevada College





24 Wolf Pack student-athletes receive degrees today

Two former student-athletes return to finish their studies.


Wolf Pack set for meet with UNLV

Governor's Series Matchup


Wolf Pack well represented on Spring Academic All-Mountain West team

Pack placed 87 on the spring list


Palmer, Criswell win top senior awards at Nevada

Palmer receives Ruth I. Russell Award and Criswell is the Doc Martie Award recipient


Record number of Wolf Pack student-athletes set graduate at University Commencement ceremonies this week

65 Wolf Pack student-athletes to earn degrees


2014 Mountain West Championship

2014 Mountain West Championship

2015-16 (Sr.):
 Winner of Nevada’s 2015-16 Ruth Russell Award, which is given annually to the school’s top senior female student-athlete … Named Mountain West Diver of the Year for a second straight season … Earned All-Mountain West and NCAA All-American honorable mention honors … Qualified for the 2016 Olympic Trials, advancing to two finals rounds … Placed fourth in the synchronized platform and ninth in the individual platform at the U.S. Olympic Dive Trials in Indianapolis … Won the B finals and placed ninth overall on the 1-meter board at the 2016 NCAA Championships in Atlanta, earning honorable mention All-American honors … Also advanced to the B finals and placed 10th overall in the platform dive at the NCAA Championships … Competed at the NCAA Zone E Regionals, winning the 1-meter (654.80) and platform (638.15) dives while placing third on the 3-meter board (666.05) … Won a Mountain West title on the platform (362.15) while also placing runner-up in the 1-meter (331.50) and 3-meter (396.20) dives … Tallied seven first place finishes and three runner-up finishes in the regular season … Helped lead Nevada to its first MW championship in program history, a top 20 finish in the NCAA Championships, a 10-0 undefeated dual record and a top 25 CSCAA national ranking … Letter winner.

2014-15 (Jr.): Named Mountain West Diver of the Year after sweeping three titles at the MW Championships in San Antonio, Texas … Advanced to the 2015 NCAA Championships and earned honorable mention All-American honors … Placed 10th in the 3-meter springboard and 24th on the platform dive at NCAAs … Won the 1-meter (336.30), 3-meter (359.40) and platform (343.40) dives at the MW Championships ... Set a meet record in the 1-meter dive and a conference overall record and program record in the platform dive at the MW Championships … Was a four-time Mountain West Diver of the Week selection … Won all 11 events she competed in during the regular season … Placed third in platform, fourth in the 3-meter and 21st in the 1-meter dive at the NCAA Zone E Diving Regionals in Colorado Springs, Colo. … Won both the 1 and 3-meter dives against San Jose State … Won both events she competed in at the Hawai’i Diving Invitational, placing first in the 1-meter and platform dives … Won both diving events in a dual against Fresno State … Named to the All-Mountain West team Earned Academic All-Mountain West honors … Helped Nevada post an 8-2 dual record, place third at the MW Championships and 33rd at the NCAA Championships … Letter winner.

2013-14 (So.): Named to the Mountain West Women’s Swimming & Diving All-Conference Team … At the NCAA Zone E Diving Regional, placed ninth in platform (458.40), 10th in three-meter and 26th in one-meter … Secured important points for the Pack at the Mountain West Championships by placing second in platform diving (258.21), and third in the one-meter diving finals (291.42) and three-meter diving finals (317.64) … Named to the Mountain West Academic All-Conference team … Earned a fourth place finish in one-meter diving competition (282.30) in win over Fresno State … Against UC Davis, tallied a runner-up finish in the one-meter competition (307.72) and placed third in the three-meter competition (296.1) … At the Wildcat Diving Invitational, placed fourth in the three-meter (292.25), sixth in platform (216.50) and seven in the one-meter (233.15) competitions … Helped the Pack earn Scholar All-America team honors with a cumulative GPA of 3.37 … Letter winner.

2012-13 (Fr.): Competed in the Mountain West Championships after joining the Pack over the winter break.

Competed for the U.S. National Trampoline Team and was ranked second in the nation during the 2009 competition season ... National Champion on the trampoline in 2009 ... Was a member of a U.S. team that competed in Belgium, Russia, the Netherlands and France.

Began diving in 2012 after suffering multiple injuries on the trampoline ... Chose to dive for the Pack to represent her hometown and dive for what she called a "spectacular coach" in Jian Li You ... Enjoys riding her motorcycle in the summer and her snowboard in the winter ... Father Mitch was a member of the Nevada ski team for two seasons ... Grandfather Norm was a member of the U.S. National Ski Team ... Lists her sports hero as Kerri Strug for her determination.
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