Swimming & Diving
Morgan Southall - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • position Diver
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Amelia, Ohio
  • High school West Clermont High School

Top Scores:
1-meter: 292.13 (vs. Cincinnati, 1/31/20)
3-meter: 324.83 (vs. Georgia, 12/19/22)
Platform: 225.85 (Ohio State Invitational, 11/20/21)

Career Notes:

  • 2020*, 2022 NCAA qualifier
  • ^2020 All-America on the 3-Meter Springboard
  • 2020, 2022 CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team
  • 2022, 2023 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2020 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2022-23 (Senior): Competed at the NCAA Zone C Championships, finishing 25th in the 3-meter Championship (260.55) and 30th in the 1-meter Championship (231.95) … Finished inside the top-25 in all three diving events at the SEC Championships taking 15th in the 3-meter (275.35), 20th in the platform (199.90) and 22nd in the 1-meter (240.00) … Had five, top-three finishes throughout the dual season including two against Cincinnati where she was second in the 1-meter (288.15) and third in the 3-meter (269.78). Finished second in the 1-meter against Cincinnati (288.15) … Took second in the 3-meter vs. Georgia (324.83), setting a new personal best. Was third in the 1-meter at NC State (280.58) … Reached in the final in the 3-meter at the Ohio State Invitational, placing ninth overall (298.80).

2021-22 (Junior): Finished 12th on 3-meter (294.25), 16th on 1-meter (236.95) and 20th on platform (206.35) at the SEC Championships … Dove to 44th on 1-meter (232.20) and 48th on 3-meter (241.85) at the NCAA Championships … Qualified for her first NCAAs after taking 10th on 3-meter and 12th on 1-meter at the Zone C Championships … Placed ninth on 1-meter (259.45) and 10th on both 1-meter (272.10) and platform (225.85) at the midseason Ohio State Invitational, the latter which was a lifetime best … Posted 12 top-5 finishes throughout the dual meet season … Earned her first collegiate victories by winning the 1-meter (278.00) and 3-meter (304.80) in a tri-meet with Auburn and NC State … Was the runner-up on 1-meter (290.03) and 3-meter (318.08) against Ohio … Took second on 3-meter (327.75) versus Tennessee, also placing second on 3-meter (316.13) against Cincinnati … Won the Most Improved Diver Award at the program’s annual award banquet.

2020-21 (Sophomore): Placed 25th on the 3-meter springboard (242.30), 27th on the 10-meter platform (149.10), and 29th on the 1-meter springboard (216.75) at the SEC Championships where UK won their first-ever conference title … Was the runner-up on the 3-meter springboard against Louisville with a score of 279.63, also taking ninth on the 1-meter springboard (220.28) … Dove to ninth on the 1-meter springboard (199.65) versus Tennessee … Named to SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2019-20 (Freshman): Earned career-high scores on all three disciplines throughout the season … Her best performance came in the final home meet of the season, earning a career high on the 1-meter springboard (292.13) to place second and a career high on the 3-meter springboard (307.28) to place second … In just her second platform performance of the season, Southall earned a career-high 168.68 on platform to place seventh at Ohio State … Earned the Most Improved Diver Award at the program’s annual awards banquet … Named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team … Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to UK: 2019 Ohio State 1-meter champion … Won the 1-meter at the 2019 Ohio District Championships … Also competed for Legacy Diving … 1-meter gold medalist at the 2019 USA Diving Zone C Championships … Placed ninth on the 1-meter at the 2019 USA Diving Junior National Championships.

^The CSCAA board adjusted the All-America selection criteria to recognize a group of individuals who would have had the opportunity to compete for All-America status at the canceled 2020 NCAA Championships.

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