Hometown: Norfolk, Va.
Sport: Diving (1960-62)
Coach: Ray Martinez
Robert Kingrey was an outstanding diver for the East Carolina Pirates in his
three years of competition at the school.
Kingrey won the national (NAIA) diving championship in the one-meter and
three-meter diving events in 1960, his first year with East Carolina. He went on to be a
three-time All-America in 1960, '61 and '62 in both events.
Kingrey was a great competitor and was given the title as tea, co-captain on the
swimming team. Kingrey is a former record holder for three-meter diving
with 11 dives tallying 420 points.