Auburn men win all 13 events; women capture 11 of 13
Young diving team looks to continue development this season
Freshmen perform well in first Auburn competition
Grothe, Owens, Modrov advance to championship finals
Won two of three events at Georgia Diving Invitational
2-1-14 South Carolina vs Auburn Swimming and Diving Anthony Hall
2-21-13 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships, Day 3 Finals
3-22-12 Men's NCAA Swimming day 1 prelims
2-16-12 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships, Day 2 Finals
2014 SEC Champion (1M)
2013 NCAA Zone B Diving Champion (3M)
2013 SEC Champion (Platform)
2013 All-SEC First Team
2011, 2012 All-SEC Second Team
2011 All-SEC Freshman Team
SEC Academic Honor Roll
Senior Season (2013-14):
Earned third straight berth to the NCAA Championships...Set personal bests on the 3-meter springboard and platform in final competition of his career...Earned three All-America honors by advancing to the consolation finals at the NCAA Championships...Won second career SEC Championship, earning his first on the 1-meter with a career-high score of 395.25...Finished ninth at the NCAA Championships, winning the consolation final both on the 3-meter (411.60) and tower (437.70)...Placed 13th on the 1-meter board (349.20)...Led the team with nine individual wins during the season... Won four times on the 1-meter (Alabama Diving Invite, Florida, South Carolina, SEC Championships)...Posted three victories on the 3-meter at LSU, Auburn Invitational and Alabama Diving Invitational...Completed the sweep at the Alabama Diving Invite by earning a win on the platform during the final day of competition.
Junior Season (2012-13)
Qualifed for NCAA Championships by winning the 3-meter final at the NCAA Zone B Diving Competition in Greensboro, N.C. with 12-dive score of 746.80... Won SEC Championship on the platform with scoring career-high 426.05 to take first individual conference title ...Scored 389.05 at the Auburn Diving Invitational on the 1-meter ... Finished 11th at NCAAs by scoring 404.95 on the platform ... Posted 10th-place finish by scoring personal record 400.05 on the 3-meter at the NCAA Championships ... Scored 339.45 points on the 1-meter at NCAA Championships ... Recorded personal best at SEC Championships by winning the platform with 426.05 ... Won the 3-meter versus Alabama, LSU, Texas and at NCAA Zone Diving Championships ... Also picked up a win in the 1-meter against Alabama ... Took home victories in the platform competitions at the Auburn Diving Invitational and Tennessee Diving Invitational.
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.
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.
Son of John, III, and Elizabeth Santeiu ... Has two sisters, Samantha and Keri ... Majoring in physics.
|Santeiu's Top Scores|
|1-meter (6 dives)||395.25||2/19/14||SEC Championships|
|3-meter (6 dives)||411.60||3/28/14||NCAA Championships|
|Platform (6 dives)||437.70||3/29/14||NCAA Championships|