2013 NCAA Zone 'B' qualifier
Freshman Season (2012-13):
Reached the NCAA Zone 'B' Diving Championships in the 3M event...Scored a 322.05 for his first qualifying score in the 3M against Kentucky, placing fifth in the event...Competed in all three events at zones...Scored season-high 309.50 in 1M at zones, placing eighth (609.30)...Finished 11th in 3M (354.00) (649.25)and 12th in platform (292.10)(568.60).
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 HS 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.
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).