Vinny Franchino
Vinny Franchino

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stony Point, N.Y.

High School:
Stony Point

Position:
Diving



11/19/2012

Nguyen Leads Army Divers At Frank Elm Invitational

Senior Wins Three-Meter, Platform Events

11/15/2012

Black Knights Set For Busy Weekend

Army Hosts Columbia Men, LIU Post Women On Saturday

10/04/2012

Army Lifts The Lid On 2012-13 Season Friday Afternoon

Black Knights Host Boston College, Rowan & Vermont

06/26/2012

Army Places 26 On PL Academic Honor Roll

Black Knights Honored For Success In The Classroom

02/26/2012

Army Wraps Up Competition At ECAC Championships

Keeli McNeary Breaks the Academy & Plebe Records in the 200 Back

2011-12 (JUNIOR): Eclipsed his previous career-best score off the 3-meter board during his junior year ... placed third off the 3-meter board versus Lehigh (Jan. 13) with a PR of 281.40 ... turned in a pair of top-five finishes in the tri-meet opposite Boston College and Stony Brook (Oct. 7), placing fourth off the 1-meter board and taking fifth in the 3-meter discipline ... authored two top-10 showings at the ECAC Championships (Feb. 24) ... finished fifth off the 1-meter board and was seventh in the 3-meter event ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for the third straight year after posting a 3.685 grade point average during the spring semester.

2010-11 (SOPHOMORE): Shattered his previous personal-best scores off both boards during a productive sophomore season ... recorded his career-best score off the 1-meter board in Army's sweep of Patriot League rivals Colgate and Lafayette (Jan. 29), piling up 262.90 points and placing fourth overall ... posted a PR off the 3-meter board one week earlier in the Black Knights' victory over Drexel (Jan. 21) ... recorded a score of 278.68 points en route to a fourth-place showing versus the Dragons ... placed fifth off both boards in Army's non-scoring meet versus Marist and Syracuse (Oct. 15) ... racked up 205.72 points to place fifth off the 1-meter board and totaled 202.50 points to take fifth in the 3-meter event ... authored a sixth-place showing off the 3-meter board versus Colgate and Lafayette (246.90) ... posted a pair of seventh-place finishes against Columbia (Nov. 20), accumulating 214.12 points in the 1-meter event and 222.53 points in the 3-meter discipline ... selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for the second year in a row after authoring a 3.47 grade point average during the spring semester.

2009-10 (FRESHMAN): Dove off both boards during a steady freshman campaign ... recorded personal bests in both disciplines in Army's meet at Georgetown (Jan. 22) ... posted a score of 232.13 in the 1-meter and authored a score of 232.43 in the 3-meter ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll after posting a 3.31 grade point average during the spring semester.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: New York State and sectional qualifier at Stony Point High School for coach Dave Holmes ... also played lacrosse ... dove for two years in the West Point Diving Club under current Army diving coach Ron Kontura.

PERSONAL: Vincent Michael Franchino was born Sept. 30, 1991 in Englewood, N.J. ... son of Robert and Holly Franchino ... has a brother, Robert Jr., and a sister, Heather ... uncle, Andrew Cappuccino, is famed spinal surgeon who operated on Buffalo Bills' tight end Kevin Everett, who fractured his spine during a game but was able to walk again in 2007 ... enjoys playing paintball, fishing, wake boarding and snowboarding in his free time ... majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

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