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Justin Youtsey
Justin Youtsey

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Fort Mitchell, Ky.

High School:
Beechwood

Event:
Diving

Major:
Exercise Science (Biomechanics)

2013, 2014 NCAA Zone 'B' qualifier

Sophomore Season (2013-14):
Made second straight appearance at the NCAA B Zone Diving Championships, competing in the 1-meter and 3-meter events...Was 10th at the SEC Championships on the 3-meter with a score of 343.65...Finished 14th at the SEC Championships on the 1-meter (302.75)...Cpmpeted on the platform at the conference meet, scoring 260.25...Scored season-high on the 1-meter at the Georgia Diving Invite with performance of 361.30...Posted a 355.25 at the Auburn Invitational on the 3-meter.

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).

Pre-College:
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.

Personal:
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).