Lizzie

Cui

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Diving
Height: 5'3"
Class: Senior
City/State: Auckland, New Zealand
High School: Auckland Diving Club
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

School Record: 3-meter
7x NCAA Qualifier
NCAA All-America Honorable Mention x3 (2016 3-meter, 2018 1-meter, 2018 3-meter)
NCAA First Team All-American (2017 3-meter)
2018 2nd Team All-SEC
2017-18 SEC Diver of the Week x2 (10/24, 1/16)

JUNIOR SEASON (2017-18)
Earned NCAA All-American Honorable Mention honors on both springboards at the NCAA Championships ... Finished 12th overall on 1-meter and 14th overall on 3-meter ... Kicked off the season with wins on both 1-meter and 3-meter in three consecutive dual-meets against Loyola and Tulane, Pittsburgh and Virginia, and SMU ... Set season-high on 3-meter against Pittsburgh and Virginia ... Carried momentum into the Auburn Diving Invite, where she won both springboards and finished sixth on platform ... Earned bronze on 1-meter and 3-meter at the Tennessee Diving Invite while also finishing 10th on platform ... Got back to winning ways in dual-meets against Georgia and Texas A&M, winning both springboard events ... Reached the finals on all three boards at the SEC Championships ... Claimed silver on 1-meter with a season-high score in the finals ... Dove to fourth place on 3-meter, and set new personal-best on platform to take seventh ... Qualified for Zones on all three boards ... Won the Zone D Championship on 1-meter with a two-list score of 631.00 to qualify for the NCAA Championships ... Also qualified for NCAA Championships on 3-meter after taking bronze at Zones.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016-17)
Garnered third overall on one-meter, as well as second overall on three-meter with at the Mizzou Diving Invite ... Grabbed first overall on both springboards against Tulane ... At the Auburn Diving Invitational, tallied second-place finishes on both springboards, as well as seventh place on platform ... Collected second overall on three-meter, fourth overall on one-meter and seventh place on platform at the Tennessee Diving Invite ... Dove to first overall on both springboards against Alabama ... Also took first on three-meter against Texas A&M ... Closed out the regular season diving to another first-place finish on one-meter and a second-place finish on three-meter ... Shattered the school record on three-meter at the SEC Championships, earning silver for her performance ... Took fourth overall on one-meter at SEC’s, diving to a personal best and the second-highest score in school history ... Dove to a two-list score of 720.70 on three-meter for second place at Zones to pick up her second consecutive NCAA bid ... Also qualified for her second event at the NCAA Championship on one-meter for fourth place at Zones ... Qualified for the NCAA meet on platform at Zones with a 10-line score of 492.15 for seventh place ... Earned first-team All-America honors on one-meter after compiling a score of 315.35 in the finals at the NCAA Championship to place fifth overall in the nation to pick up her second All-America honor ... Also placed 17th in the country on three-meter at NCAA’s ... Compiled a career-high score on platform at NCAA’s with a score of 248 to pick up 17th place.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015-16)
Became the program’s 23rd NCAA All-American after finishing 14th overall for honorable mention honors … Also qualified for NCAA Championships on one-meter … Finished strong at NCAA Zone ‘D’ Diving Regionals with a second-place finish on three-meter and eighth place on one-meter … Her scores on one-meter and three-meter were enough for the eighth-best and seventh-best scores in school history respectively … Took the win on one-meter and finished third on three-meter against Houston, Idaho and Tulane … Finished second on one-meter and third on three-meter in her first career meet for LSU against Texas A&M … Named one of the squad’s Newcomers of the Year by the coaching staff … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Became the first diver to compete for New Zealand at the Olympic Games since 1992 … Second diver in LSU history to compete at the Olympics.

PERSONAL
Born on August 12, 1997 ... Parents are Adrian Jones and Ailing Cui ... Has one brother - Matthew ... Majoring in business management with a minor in chemistry.

Cui's Top Scores
One-meter - 336.10 2017 SEC Championships
Three-meter - 391.40* 2017 SEC Championships
Platform - 264.45 2018 SEC Championships

Cui's Top 2017-18 Scores
One-meter - 330.00 SEC Championships
Three-meter - 360.60 LSU vs. Pitt/UVA
Platform - 264.45 SEC Championships

* school record

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