Swimming & Diving
Justin Smith - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Munster

2007-08: Scored points in all two events at the SEC Championships, taking 12th on platform and 13th on the three-meter board … Had three first place finishes in dual meets … Took first on the one-meter at Louisville and against Cincinnati … Also won first on the three-meter diving vs. Cincinnati … Recorded seven top-three finishes during dual meet season … Scored career best clips on all three boards.

2006-07: Showed tremendous improvement on all three boards, recording career best scores in all three events … Placed in the top-eight for the first time in his career at the SEC Championships taking eighth on the three-meter board … Placed 10th on the one-meter board and 14th on platform to score quality points in all three events at the conference meet … Earned 14th on platform, 16th on three-meter and 22nd on one-meter at the Zone Diving Championships … Earned dual meet wins on the one- and three-meter boards against Indiana … Earned a win on one-meter in a UK win over state-rival Louisville … Scored eight top-three performances in dual meet competition.

2005-06: Finished 18th on the one-meter board at the SEC Championships in his rookie campaign … Earned 17th place in both the one-meter and platform events at Zone Diving … Captured bronze in the three-meter at the Nike Cup Invitational, while placing fourth on the one-meter … Notched his top scores of the season on both the one- and three-meter boards in a meet against Indiana, where he placed second on the one-meter and third on the three-meter.

Pre-College: Named 2005 Indiana All-State … Garnered 2004 and 2005 All-American honors … Chose UK over Virginia, Michigan State, Minnesota and Louisville because of the coaching staff, teammates, campus and university’s academic prowess.

Best Collegiate Scores: One-meter – 329.48 (6 dives); Three-meter – 363.46 (6 dives); Platform-231.60 (6 dives)

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