Swimming & Diving
Abby Devereaux - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • position Diver
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Colleyville, Texas
  • Major Journalism
  • High school Colleyville Heritage High School

Top Scores:
1-meter: 296.25 (Kentucky at Texas A&M, 11/03/22)
3-meter: 317.03 (Kentucky vs. NC State, 10/21/22)
Platform: 285.10 (Zone C Championships, 4/28/23)

Career Notes: 

  • 2023 NCAA qualifier
  • 2023 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2023 CSCAA First-Team Scholar All-America

In the Record Book: 

  • 8th in platform (2023)

2022-23 (Sophomore): Qualified for her first NCAA Championships, placing 40th in platform (207.80) … Reached the NCAA Championships by finishing ninth in platform at the NCAA Zone C Championship (538.60). Her finals score of 285.10 set a new career best score … Also took 20th in the one-meter (246.55) and 47th in the three-meter (204.85) … Competed on all three events at the SEC Championships diving to 11th on the platform (240.70), 14th on the three-meter (276.00) and 24th on the one-meter (237.70) … Totaled six top-three finishes in dual meets … Set a personal best score on the three-meter springboard against NC State, placing second (317.03) … Totaled a personal best score on the one-meter at Texas A&M (296.25) … Made two finals at the Ohio State Invitational, coming in sixth on platform (240.45) and eighth on the three-meter (303.30)… Won Most Improved Diver at the team banquet. 

2021-22 (Freshman): Finished 17th on platform (418.35) at the Zone C Diving Championships, also taking 19th on 1-meter (262.10) … Her score of 216.75 in prelims of platform at Zones set a new personal record … Had a trio of top-20 finishes at the midseason Ohio State Invitational, also competing in six dual meets in her rookie campaign … Achieved a best score of 287.40 on 1-meter to finish second against Cincinnati in addition to placing third on 3-meter (269.63) … Notched a lifetime best of 306.68 on 3-meter to place third versus Ohio, also taking third on 1-meter (262.88) … Posted a mark of 272.85 on 1-meter to finish third against Tennessee … Dove to third on 3-meter (264.75) at Louisville.

Prior to UK: Four-time Texas 5A State Championship finalist on the 1-meter springboard, winning back-to-back state titles in 2020 and 2021 … Won the 1-meter at the Texas 5A District and Region Championships all four years … Named Texas’ Diver of the Year in 2021 … Owns school record on 1-meter … Two-time team captain and four-time team MVP … Also dove for GC Diving … Placed third on the 3-meter and fourth on the 1-meter at the 2021 USA Diving Zone B Championships … 3-meter runner-up at the 2021 USA Diving Junior Region 4 Championships … Competed on the 1-meter at the USA Diving Junior National Championships in 2019.

Personal: Daughter of Rachel and Wally Devereaux … Mother played tennis at TCU … Father played tennis at UT Arlington … Has one sister, Emmy.

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