James McNelis
James McNelis
Year: So.
Hometown: Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich.
High School: Grosse Pointe North
Position: Diving
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Pierson

2012-2013: Finished second in the 1m diving against Brown; competed at Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships. 

Before Yale: Four-year letterman for diving… Captain of the team junior and senior year… All-American in diving…  All-state in diving junior and senior year… Academic All-American… Academic All-State… Scholar-athlete all four years of high school… Went to USA Diving Nationals as a junior… Attended Michigan Diving Academy for three years…

Personal: Still exploring possible majors...in Pierson College…Brother named William...Parents Phil and Julia both went to the University of Michigan.

Why I Chose Yale“I like everything about my visits to Yale, including the students, the team, the campus, the way the colleges are set up, the atmosphere, etc.”