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Brett Gillis
Position: Diving
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kitchner, Ontario, Canada
High School: Resurrection Catholic

Sophomore (2013-14): Against Harvard and Cornell, he was third on 1-meter (297.55) and sixth on the 3-meter board (272.50) … finished first on 1-meter (343.60) and third on 3-meter (321.25) at the Big Al Invitational … at the Dartmouth Invitational, he finished third (275.40) on 1-meter and was first on 3-meter (326.30) …at the Ivy League Championships, he was second on 1-meter (361.15) and fifth on the 3-meter board (323.00) … he wrapped up his season at the NCAA Zone A Championships, coming in eighth place on 1-meter (605.55).

Freshman (2012-13): At the Brown Invitational, he finished sixth on the 1-meter board (276.75) and fourth on 3-meter (318.70) … was second on 1-meter (287.92) and finished first on the 3-meter board (311.70) … at the Ivy League Championships, he placed fourth on the 1-meter diving board (331.25) and ninth on 3-meter (338.70) … at the NCAA Zone A meet, he finished 10th on platform (561.45).

Before Dartmouth: Member of the Canadian Junior National diving team ... qualified for the 2012 Canadian Olympic Trials, finishing 16th on 10-meter ... three-time synchronized diving national finalist ... competed as a National Men's "A" diver in 2010-11 and 2011-12 ... won a silver at the Ottawa Diving Invitational on the platform and a bronze at the Ontario Provincial Championships.

Personal: Son of Neil Gillis ... has three sisters ... cousin, Carly Bunyan, ran track at Dartmouth ... father, Neil, played rugby and wrestled at St. Francis Xavier University (1985-89) ... cousin, Duncan Gillis, was a silver medalist in the hammer throw, the first flag bearer for Canada in the 1912 Olympics and also wrestled in the 1920 Olympics.

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