List of diving qualifiers for NCAA Championships finalized
Platform finals Wednesday wrap up competition in Knoxville
Schuelein, Youtsey record personal-best scores
Competition runs Monday-Wednesday in Knoxville
Tigers win six individual events and four relays during the meet
2-1-14 South Carolina vs Auburn Swimming and Diving Anthony Hall
SEC Champion (Platform)
2015 All-SEC First Team
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 NCAA Zone 'B' Diving Championships Qualifier
2012 Canadian Olympic Diving Trials Qualifier
2012 All-SEC Freshman Team
SEC Academic Honor Roll
Senior Season (2014-15):
Won the SEC title in platform diving and was the league's top-finisher on the 3-meter springboard and platform during the 2015 NCAA Championships ... Earned two first team All-America selections by placing in the top-8 at the national meet in two events ... Placed fifth overall in the men's platform final at the NCAA Championships, posting a six-dive list of 454.85 to set a personal record ... Was sixth overall in the 3-meter final at the NCAA meet, scoring 442.35 to set a personal best ... Posted a 12-dive score of 719.85 to place fifth on the 1-meter springboard at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships and secured two top-8 finishes on the 3-meter and tower to qualify for the NCAA Championships ... Earned three top-8 finishes at the SEC Championships ... Picked up his first career gold medal at the SEC Championships, winning the SEC title with a score of 451.95 ... Was fifth in the 3-meter championship final, scoring 411.30 ... Was one of three Auburn divers to make the 1-meter final at the league meet, taking seventh place at 346.80 ... Led Auburn with 15 individual wins during the season ... Took first place seven times on 3-meter and four times on 1-meter and platform ... Won the 3-meter and platform events at the Georgia Invitational in December to earn SEC Male Diver of the Week.
Junior Season (2013-14):
Earned a pair of All-America honors during his first appearance at the NCAA Championships...Finished 12th on the 1-meter (351.90) at the NCAA Championships...Finished with a pair of strong dives to earn berth into consolation final at the NCAA championships on tower, finishing 13th overall (358.35)...Earned way into NCAA Championships with a second-place finish, totaling a 12-dive list of 781.95 at the NCAA Zone B Championships...Earned first career SEC medal on the 1-meter at conference championships with season-best score of 390.45, which was second-best on the team...Took silver on the platform at SECs with a score of 413.25 to set a personal record...Finished fifth on the 3-meter at the SEC Championships with six-dive list of 389.65 in the championship final...Earned win on tower at the Georgia Diving Invite with a score of 387.70...Top score on 3-meter came at the Auburn Invitational, posting score of 388.15.
Sophomore Season (2012-13):
Qualified for 2013 NCAA Zone 'B' Diving Championships in all three formats...Earned bronze medal in 1M at Zone Championships with 682.35 score...Placed fourth in zones in 3M (706.95) and fifth in platform (664.40)...Set career-best scores in all three events...Top 1-meter score (396.60) came at the Auburn Diving Invite, where he not only won the event, but also claimed the best 1-meter score for an Auburn diver in the year...His best 3-meter score (392.70) was the second-best on the team for the season and won the event in the dual against Florida...Notched second-best platform score for the team after scoring 388.10 at the Auburn Diving Invite, placing second...Won four 1M events during the season (LSU, AU Diving Inv., Texas, Florida) and one 3M (Florida).
Freshman Season (2011-12)
Competed at Canadian Olympic Diving Trials in Montreal ... Finished ninth in platform prelims (327.45) ... Took 14th in 3-meter preliminaries (326.10) ... Qualified for NCAA Zone B Diving ... Finished sixth in the platform competition (677.95 - 12 dives) ... Took 10th place in 3-meter final (630.00) ... 26th in 1-meter prelims (294.80) ... Scored in all three events for Auburn at 2012 SEC Championships ... Advanced to championship final on 3-meter, finishing 8th with 334.45 ... Just missed finals in 1-meter event, finishing ninth (314.85) ... Took 11th place on platform (326.00) ... Took runner-up honors behind teammate John Santeiu in platform diving final at Georgia Diving Invitational, scoring a season-high 356.35 ... Top score on 1-meter was 351.45 in dual meet with Georgia ... Scored season-best 362.55 in Penn State dual meet ... Runner-up on both 1M and 3M vs. Penn State ... Runner-up on 1M vs. Georgia ... Finished 3rd on platform at Georgia Invitational ... Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... 2012 All-SEC Freshman Team.
Was a member of the Canadian Junior National Team ... Finished fourth on the 10-meter platform at the 2011 Canadian Senior Nationals ... Earned the silver medal at the 2010 Camo Invitational on the platform ... Was the bronze medalist at the 2007 Canadian Junior National Championships.
Parents are Shawn and Colin McKean ... Has a sister, Victoria ... Plans to major in exercise science ... Chose Auburn because of the team atmosphere and also because he wanted to move away for college.
|McKean's Top Scores|
|1-meter (6 dives)
||396.60||12/17/12||Auburn Diving Invite|
|3-meter (6 dives)||442.35||3/27/15||NCAA Championships|
|Platform (6 dives)||454.85||3/28/15||NCAA Championships|