FRAMINGHAM – Framingham High graduate and defending Division 1 state champion diver Halia Bower was named one of the top 100 divers in the country, for the second time in her career.
Bower, who just graduated from Framingham High this month, was one of 100 divers named a 2017-2018 NISCA/Speedo Girls One Meter Diving All-American.
There were four divers from Massachusetts on the list of the 100 divers.
Bower will dive with the University of Alabama in 2018.
In November 2017, Bower repeated as the MIAA Division 1 State Champion.
She won the event with 533.60 points.
She won the 2016 title with 500.70 points. That was the first time she scored more than 500 points.
The November 2017 win was a double win for Bower, as her total of 533.60 points, broke the Framingham High School record set by NCAA Champion diver, and former Flyer Maura Sticco-Ivins of 510.50 points in 2013.
As a freshman, Bower finished third at the MIAA Division 1 State Championship.
As a sophomore, she finished second.
Bower was a varsity diver for Framingham High swim & dive coach Mike Foley all four years.
In 2016, she was named one of the top 100 divers in the country.
The All-American diver is also a member of the Charles River Diving Team.