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Michael Beran
Michael Beran

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
Anderson

Height:
5-11

Event:
Diving

Major:
Civil Engineering

NCAA Zone Qualifier (2012, 2013, 2014)

Junior Season (2013-14):
Earned a spot at the NCAA Zone B Championships in the 1-meter (312.55), 3-meter (358.20), and Platform (360.50), but did compete due to injury...Finished sixth on tower at the SEC Championships by nearly topping his personal best with a score of 359.20...Scored key points with a 12th-place finish on the 1-meter board...Just missed the final championship final at the conference meet, placing ninth overall with 347.30 points...Posted personal best on the 1-meter in the final home dual meet of the year against South Carolina...Recorded Auburn's third-best score on platform with a 360.50 at the Auburn Invitational...Held the team's fourth-best mark on the 1-meter with 312.55 at the SEC Championships.

Sophomore Season (2012-13):
Qualified for the NCAA Zone B Championships in the 1-meter (306.20), 3-meter (341.10), and Platform (361.60), his second-career appearance in the zone meet...Advanced to the finals in the platform for the second-straight year and the 3-meter for the first time...Placed 18th in the 3-meter (607.30) and fourth in the platform (679.90), improving eight spots from a year ago...His 306.20 1-meter score at the SEC Championships was the fifth-best score by an Auburn diver during the year...With a 341.10 against Alabama, he posted the fourth-best Auburn 3-meter score of the year and was a new personal-best...Recorded a personal-best platform score (361.60) at the Auburn Diving Invite, which qualified him for the NCAA Zone B Championships for the second-straight year and was the third-best score on the team.

Freshman Season (2011-12):
Scored for Auburn at SEC Championships as a freshman ... Finished ninth in the platform diving event with a career-best 328.55, narrowly missing a spot in the finals ... Took 19th in 1-meter diving (291.85) and 26th in 3-meter diving (261.55) ... Advanced to platform finals at NCAA Zone B meet, finishing 12th with a 12-dive total of 599.25 ... Season-best score on 1-meter was 303.83 in dual meet vs. Penn State ... Scored 316.95 for season-best in dual meet with Texas ... 1M and platform scores were Zone qualifiers ... Competed at USA Diving Winter Nationals, finishing 25th in platform event with 269.75 ... Qualified for U.S. Olympic Trials in synchronized diving but did not compete.

Pre-College
Won the 16-18 boys platform championship at the 2010 USA Diving Age Group National Championships ... Finished fourth in the synchronized 10-meter competition at the AT&T Senior Nationals ... Four-time All-American at Anderson High School ... Finished third at the Texas high school state championships in 2011 ... Took 10th place in the high school state finals in 2010 ... Club team is Longhorn Aquatics.

Personal
Parents are John and Maribeth Beran ... Has a brother, Matthew ... Plans to major in civil engineering ... Chose the Tigers to be part of the Auburn Family.

Beran's Top Scores
Event Time Date Meet
1-meter (6 dives) 327.35 12/16/13 Tuscaloosca Diving Invitational
3-meter (6 dives) 358.20 02/01/14 South Carolina
Platform (6 dives) 361.60 12/19/12 Auburn Dive Invite