2013 NCAA Championship qualifier
2013 NCAA Zone 'B' 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
Junior Season (2012-13):
Competed in the NCAA Championships in the 1M and 3M...Placed 13th in the 1M (333.65) and reached the B-final of the 3M, placing 10th (400.05) with a personal-best score...Qualified for the 2013 NCAA Championships after winning the 3M (746.80)at the NCAA Zone 'B' Diving Championships...Also reached zones in 1M and platform...Placed sixth in the 1M (618.35)at zones, but did not make it out of prelims in platform (18th, 212.15)...Earned zone qualifying scores in the1M at theAuburn Diving Invite, where heplaced second (389.05), with another personal-best, second-best Auburn score of the year...Scored another PB for the year, this time in the platform (426.05), a score that won him his first SEC title...Reached the A-final of the 1M at SECs, placing seventh (341.15) and scoring 23 points for the team...Won the bronze medal in the 3M (395.20)at SECs, finishing in the top-ten of all three events at the conference meet...Woneight individual events throughout the season...Won the 1M (348.83) and 3M (355.88)events against Alabama, the 3M against LSU (382.13), Texas (364.35) and atzones, then the platform at the Auburn Diving Invite, the Tennessee Diving Invite (385.80) and SECs...Earned All-America honors in all three events as well...Named All-SEC First Team.
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 ... Plans on majoring in physics.
|Santeiu's Top Scores
|1-meter (6 dives)
||Auburn Diving Invite
|3-meter (6 dives)
|Platform (6 dives)