SAN DIEGO STATE 2016-17
Recorded her top marks of the season on the 1-meter and 3-meter boards during the UC San Diego Invitational I on Jan. 2 … Scored a 267.55 on the 1-meter and 266.80 on the 3-meter … Turned in the ninth-best mark in school history on the platform board at the Mountain West Championships (Feb. 18) when she scored 227.60 … Scored points on all three boards at the conference meet … Made it to the finals of the 12-meter board at the USC Diving Invitational (Nov. 12) … Also advanced to the finals of the platform competition where she finished 10th.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2015-16
Set a personal best and the sixth-best score on the 3-meter board during the Mountain West Championships (Feb. 20) ... Placed seventh (192.75) on the platform at the USC Diving Invitational (Nov. 22) ... Captured 11th place (199.35) on the same board at the Air Force Diving Invitational (Feb. 6) ... Was named a College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Honorable Mention Scholar All-America as she qualified for the Zone E Regionals on all three boards and compiled a 3.5 or high grade point average ... Recorded two second-place finishes and one third in dual meet competition during the season.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2014-15
Set personal season bests on both the 1-meter and 3-meter boards on Dec. 29 during the triple dual meet against Air Force, UC San Diego and Incarnate Word ... Recorded a mark of 260.25 on the 1-meter springboard and 269.55 on the 3-meter board at that meet ... Scored a personal best of 178.05 on the platform at the Mountain West Championships.
Won four varsity letters as a diver at Santa Margarita Catholic High School ... Finished seventh at the 2013 CIF Southern Section Division I Championships after placing eighth and 10th as a sophomore and freshman respectively ... Placed 25th at the meet during her senior campaign as SMCHS won the Trinity league and CIF championships ... ... In 2013 she earned NISCA All-America honors ... Finished second at the 2013 Trinity League Finals and was named the Diver of the Year.
Competed for two years with the Mission Viejo (Calif.) Nadadores and two years with the Crown Valley Divers in Laguna Niguel, Calif. ... At Crown Valley she earned the Dryland Warrior Award in 2012 and 2013 along with the Most Dedicated Diver Award in 2012 ... In 2013 placed in the top five in all four events at the Lee Brennan Memorial and has competed in numerous Regional and Zone championships during her diving career ... Was named the Most Improved Diver for the Nadadores in 2010.
Payton Sierra Gabris was born Dec. 20, 1995, in Mission Viejo, Calif. ... Daughter of Cindy and Tracy Gabris ... Enjoys snowboarding and wakeboarding ... Prior to taking up diving was a nationally-ranked trampolinist ... Also considered Utah, UC Santa Barbara and Northern Arizona ... Undeclared major at San Diego State.