Year: Senior
City/State: Bothell, Wash.
High School: Bothell
Experience: High School


Honors & Awards

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2012, 2013)
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2013)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012; Spring 2012, 2013)
  • Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2009, 2010; Spring 2010, 2011)

2012-13 (Senior)
Kailey Harmon completed a solid Husker career with two wins and 11 top-five finishes in the diving well in 2012-13. Her two victories came in the one-meter dive against South Dakota State and three-meter dive against Iowa State/South Dakota, setting respective career bests of 282.00 and 310.10 in the two events. Harmon also set a career best in the platform dive during her senior season, posting a score of 239.30 at the Big Ten Championships in Minneapolis, placing 17th.

Once again, Harmon’s success in the diving well was a reflection of her success in the classroom. For the second year in a row, Harmon was named to the academic All-Big Ten team and was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar in 2013.

2011-12 (Sophomore)
Harmon completed her second full season as a member of the Husker diving squad in 2011-12. The Bothell, Wash., native scored in the top five twice for the Huskers, setting then-personal-best scores on each of the boards. Two of Harmon's personal bests came against Iowa State with scores of 273.23 in the on-meter dive and 279.60 in the three meter. Harmon was also able to set a personal best on the platform board at 229.05 at the Iowa Invitational.

A success in the classroom, Harmon earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2012, while also claiming a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2012.

2010-11 (Redshirt Freshman)
Harmon competed well as a redshirt freshman for the Huskers in 2010-11, after recovering from an injury-plagued first season in 2009-10. In her first season competing on the boards, Harmon produced three top-five finishes in 12 competitions. Her fourth-place showing at the Missouri Invitational came in the platform dive, where she scored 225.65. Her other top-five finishes came against Big 12 foes Kansas and Iowa State on the three-meter board.

In the classroom, Harmon earned spots on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in the fall of 2010 and spring of 2011.

2009-10 (Redshirt)
Harmon was hampered by injury in her first year as a Husker, preventing her from competing at all for the Huskers during the year.  

Harmon dove for Coach Mitch Craig at Bothell High School in Washington. She made it to the state meet three years in a row, finishing 11th as a sophomore, ninth as a junior and eighth as a senior. Harmon competed with the Pacific Northwest Diving club team during the offseason. She was also a member of the National Honor Society at Bothell.

Kailey was born on July 4, 1991, in Everett, Wash. She is the daughter of Daryl Creek and Amy Perhay and has one sister, Lindsey. Kailey majored in nutrition, exercise and health science at Nebraska and earned her bachelor's degree in May of 2013. She claimed academic All-Big Ten honors in 2012 and 2013, and was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar in 2013. Harmon also earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2012 and the spring semesters of 2012 and 2013. She was a four-time member of the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Career Best Dives



Meet (Date)

One Meter


South Dakota State (2012)

Three Meter


Iowa State/South Dakota (2012)



Big Ten Championships (2013)

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