2-16-12 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships, Day 2 Finals
2011, 2012 All-SEC Second Team 2011 All-SEC Freshman Team SEC Academic Honor Roll
Sophomore Season (2011-12) Qualified for NCAA Championships ... Finished 23rd on platform, 26th on 1-meter and 29th on 3-meter at NCAAs in Federal Way, Wash. ... Earned his way to NCAAs for the first time with a runner-up spot in the 1-meter final at NCAA Zone B Diving in Auburn, scoring 688.90 (12 dives) ... Also took runner-up in the platform competition with a 12-dive total of 718.05 ... Earned his second straight SEC silver medal in the platform event with a 382.10 ... Narrowly missed the medal stand in the other two events, taking fourth in both the 1-meter final (356.05) and 3-meter final (386.80); both totals were his top springboard scores of the year ... Posted top platform score at Georgia Diving Invitational with a winning total of 397.45 ... Recorded nine total wins during the season ... Won 1-meter vs. LSU, Penn State, Georgia, Florida and at Georgia Invitational ... Took 3-meter wins vs. Penn State and Florida ... Won platform at Georgia Invitational and Georgia Diving Invitational ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Freshman Season (2010-11) Scored in all three diving events at 2011 SEC Championships ... Finished runner-up to teammate Dan Mazzaferro in the platform event with a score of 362.95 ... Earned a third-place finish in the 3-meter event with a 388.20 ... Finished eighth in the 1-meter competition with a 309.80 ... 1- and 3-meter scores at SECs were his best of the year ... Top platform score came at Georgia Invitational with a 363.70 to finish second, again behind Mazzaferro ... Finished fourth in platform event at NCAA Zone B with score of 713.10, missing a trip to NCAA Championships by one place ... Advanced to consolation finals on 3-meter at Zone meet, finishing 15th ... Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
High School All-American and a Michigan state champion ... All-Catholic League and All-State honoree ... Finalist on the platform at the 2009 Junior National Championships, finishing eighth ... Took second on the three-meter at the 2009 USA Diving Age Group Championships ... Won the 2009 Junior Zone B title on the platform and finished third on the one-meter ... Captured titles on the one-meter and platform at the 2009 Region 4 Championships, while finishing second on the three-meter.
Personal Son of John, III, and Elizabeth Santeiu ... Has two sisters, Samantha and Keri ... Plans on majoring in physics.