Justin Youtsey
Justin  Youtsey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Mitchell, Ky.

High School:
Beechwood

Event:
Diving

Major:
Exercise Science (Biomechanics)

2013, 2014, 2015 NCAA Zone 'B' qualifier

Junior Season (2014-15):
Qualifed for the NCAA Championships, competing on the 1-meter, 3-meter and tower ... Earned a spot at the NCAA Championships by taking seventh with a 12-dive list of 674.35 on the 1-meter springboard at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships ... Was eighth at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships in the 3-meter final, scoring 720.60 ... Earned a spot on tower at the NCAA meet by taking 12th overall on tower with a score of 579.15 ... Took 26th place on the 1-meter springboard at the NCAA Championships with a six-dive list of 327.50 ... Placed 31st with a score of 343.20 in the 3-meter competition, while taking 40th on tower by scoring 275.75 at the NCAA meet ... Was Auburn's top-finisher in the 1-meter final at the SEC Championships, finishing with a season-best score of 359.75 ... Scored key points for the Tigers in the 3-meter competition, recording a 328.00 ... Placed 14th on tower att he conference meet, scoring a personal best 308.95.

Sophomore Season (2013-14):
Made second straight appearance at the NCAA B Zone Diving Championships, competing in the 1-meter and 3-meter events...Was 10th at the SEC Championships on the 3-meter with a score of 343.65...Finished 14th at the SEC Championships on the 1-meter (302.75)...Competed on the platform at the conference meet, scoring 260.25...Scored season-high on the 1-meter at the Georgia Diving Invite with performance of 361.30...Posted a 355.25 at the Auburn Invitational on the 3-meter.

Freshman Season (2012-13):
Reached the NCAA Zone 'B' Diving Championships in the 3-meter event...Scored a 322.05 for his first qualifying score in the 3-meter against Kentucky, placing fifth in the event...Competed in all three events at zones...Scored season-high 309.50 in 1-meter at zones, placing eighth (609.30)...Finished 11th in 3-meter (354.00) (649.25)and 12th in platform (292.10)(568.60).

Pre-College:
Graduated from Beechwood High School, where he was team captain ... Competed for RedHawk Elite Diving Academy in Oxford, Ohio ... Qualified for 2012 U.S. Olympic Diving Trials, where he competed in the 3-meter synchronized event ... Qualified for USA Junior National Championship ... Two-time Kentucky high school state champion and all-state selection ... NISCA All-American Diver ... Three-time regional champion ... School record-holder ... Spent time as an exchange student in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Personal:
Parents are Tom and Cindy Youtsey ... Has a brother, Ty ... Chose Auburn because of the Auburn family, along with excellent academics and a winning tradition ... Plans to major in exercise science (biomechanics).

Youtsey's Top Scores
Event Score Date Meet
1-meter (6 dives)
361.30 12/17/13 Alabama Diving Invite
3-meter (6 dives) 383.25 1/8/15 Texas
Platform (6 dives) 308.95 2/21/25 SEC Championships
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