Swimming & Diving
Clayton Moss - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Colquitt County

Major – Agricultural Economics

2001-02 ? Earned All-America honors on the one- and three-meter springboards and the platform, becoming the first Wildcat to earn all three in a single season … Successfully defended his one-meter SEC Championships, the first Wildcat to win back-to-back titles … Named the SEC Coaches’ and and the Knoxville News-Sentinal “Male Diver of the Year” … Placed second on the 1-meter, fifth on the 3-meter and sixth on the platform at the NCAA Championships … Won the silver medal on the platform and bronze on the 3-meter to go along with 1-meter gold at the SEC Championships … Named the SEC Championships’ “Male Diver of the Meet” … Scored a total of 53 points for the Wildcats at the conference championships … At the Indiana Invitational, won the 1-meter and platform competitions and placed second on the 3-meter … Holds the top score on the 1-meter (6 dives), 1-meter (11 dives), 3-meter (11 dives) and the second-best score on the 3-meter (6 dives) and platform (10 dives) in UK history … Kentucky Kernal Male Athlete of the Year … Member of the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, fall 2001 and spring 2002.

2000-01 – Finished fourth on 1-meter at NCAA Championships, earning All-American honors, while garnering honorable mention for a 10th-place finish on the platform; placed 18th on the 3-meter … Placed third on the 3-meter and seventh on the platform at the NCAA Zone meet … SEC Champion on the 1-meter, just the third UK man to become an SEC Champion … Also finished seventh on the 3-meter and 14th on the platform at the SECs … Was victorious on both the 1- and 3-meter at the Texas A&M Invitational … Finished second on the 1-meter at Cincinnati and first on the 3-meter at LSU and Indiana … Claimed second on the 1-meter vs. Indiana … Dove to a fourth-place finish on the 1-meter, becoming a Senior National team member for the first time … Also finished 11th on the platform and 18th on the 3-meter at Indoor Senior Nationals … Finished fourth on the 3-meter and sixth on the platform at Outdoor Senior Nationals, qualifying him for the Senior National team in both events … Also finished seventh on the 1-meter at the Outdoor Senior Nationals.

1999-00 – All-American on the 3-meter, which is the first time in UK history that a freshman male diver has garnered this honor: Earned honorable mention All-American honors for the 1-meter and platform … Broke the school records for both the 1-meter (championship) and 3-meter (championship) … Finished eighth in the 3-meter, 10th in the 1-meter, and 13th in the platform at the NCAA championships … Placed second in the 1-meter, third in the 3-meter, and fourth in the platform at the SEC championships … Captured first place in the 3-meter and eighth in the 1-meter at the Nike Cup … Won the platform, placed third in both the 1- and 3-meters at the Georgia Diving Invitational … Won both the 1- and 3-meters in his college debut against Louisville … Won the 3-meter in dual meets against South Carolina and LSU … Captured both the 1- and 3-meters in the Cincinnati dual meet.

Pre-College – Four year letterman at Colquitt County High School… State Champion his junior and senior year… Placed first for the U.S. National Team on three-meter in the Canadian-American-Mexican Games in 1998… Lists making his first National Team and representing the United States as his most memorable moment in sports… Chose the Wildcats over Alabama and Georgia… Hobbies include playing the guitar.

Best Scores – 1-meter (6 dives) – 379.90; 1-meter (11 dives) – 536.45; 3-meter (6 dives) – 359.85; 3-meter (11 dives)- 614.85; platform (10 dives) – 534.40.

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