MENTOR, Ohio - Making a splash for the Mentor diving team is junior Adam DallaRiva. Adam is a self taught diver he perfected his diving which helped him be a district qualifier in 2013 and 2014. Adam is undefeated for the 2014 season putting him on a list of the top five divers in school history for the Cardinals. And he is also this season's North East Ohio (NOC) River Division Champion.
"I just really feel blessed that I'm really good at this I just love doing this it's just awesome," said Adam.
"Adam is the type of athlete that we want a Mentor Cardinal athlete to be. He comes to practice focused he's very dedicated and he comes with a desire to succeed," said head diving coach Lauren Caimi.
Adam is also a pole vaulter on the track team. When he's not diving or pole vaulting he volunteers at his church bible school. Diver Adam DallaRiva of Mentor High is the McDonald's student athlete of the week.