SAN DIEGO STATE 2012-13
Saw limited action on the diving board as she made the transition from gymnastics with her first season of competitive diving ... Top marks came at the dual meet vs. University of San Diego where she scored a 197.10 on the 12-meter springboard and 210.50 on the 3-meter board.
Attended Tesoro High school in Las Flores, Calif. ... Did not participate in diving during her high school days ... Concentrated on club gymnastics where she was a UASA National Team Member from 2010-12 ... Was a specialist on the trampoline and competed in the 2012 Olympic Trails in that event ... Finished fourth at the 2011 U.S. Elite Championships on the trampoline ... Also placed fifth at the Winter classic in St. Petersburg, Fla., and sixth at both the 2012 Elite Challenge in Tulsa and the 2012 Start & Stripes Cup in Cleveland ... Was the 2010 Junior National champion on the trampoline ... Placed fourth at the 2011 World Championships ... Silver medalist at the 2012 Portugal World Cup ... In 2012 was the synchronized trampoline national champ ... Was a cheerleader at Tesoro HS for two years ... Was named the 2011 Student Athlete of the Year and was a National Charity League member.
Alicia Clara Powder was born Sept. 2, 1993, in Santa Monica, Calif. ... Daughter of Glenn and Jill Powder ... Enjoys going to the beach ... was also recruited by UC Santa Barbara and Michigan State ... Majoring in hospitality at San Diego State looking toward a career in hotel management.