School Records: One-Meter, Three-Meter, Platform
2x SEC Male Diver of the Week
SEC Male Freshman of the Week
2017 NCAA Zone Qualifier (One-Meter, Three-Meter, Platform)
SEC Male Freshman Diver of the Year
First Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
FRESHMAN SEASON (2016-17)
One of the most decorated divers in school history ... Garnered first place on both one and three-meter in his collegiate debut against Auburn, breaking the school record and LSU pool record on three-meter ... Tallied two first-place finishes on three-meter and platform and took second on one-meter at the Art Adamson Invite ... Grabbed gold on both springboards and fourth overall on platform at the Auburn Diving Invitational ... . At the Tennessee Diving Invitational, came in first overall on one-meter and platform, taking the bronze on platform ... Placed first and second on three-meter and one-meter respectively in a home dual meet against Alabama ... At the SEC Championships, finishes in the top-two in all three events, taking gold on platform and silver on both springboards ... Also broke the SEC Meet record and school record on platform with a score of 496. Broke the school record on both springboards at SEC Championships, scoring a 467.05 on one-meter and a 469.95 on three-meter, earning SEC Diver of the Meet accolades ... Earned SEC Male Diver of the Week honors two times (Auburn, Art Adamson) ... Received SEC Male Freshman of the Week accolades for his performance at the Tennessee Diving Invite and the dual meet against Alabama ... NCAA qualifier on both springboards and platform ... Took first in the finals on both one-meter and three-meter at the NCAA Zone ‘D’ Diving Championships, compiling two-list scores of 828 and 895.50, respectively ... Also claimed second on platform at Zones with a two-list score of 839 ... Placed third in the nation on three-meter at the NCAA Championships to earn first-team All-America honors ... Also received honorable mention All-America accolades for placing ninth on one-meter at the NCAA Championships ... Voted SEC Male Freshman Diver of the Year ... Named to the first-year SEC Academic Honor Roll.
PRIOR TO LSU
A 13-time Mexican junior national champion … A two-time Pan American junior national champion on one-meter and three-meter as a member of the Mexican national team.
Born on September 1, 1998 ... Parents are Juan Manuel Celaya and Liliana Hernandez ... Has one sister – Ana … Majoring in chemical engineering.
Celaya-Hernandez’s Top Scores
One-meter - 467.05* 2017 SEC Championships
Three-meter - 469.95* 2017 SEC Championships
Platform - 496.55* 2017 SEC Championships
Celaya-Hernandez’s 2016-17 Scores
One-meter - 467.05* SEC Championships
Three-meter - 469.95* SEC Championships
Platform - 496.55* SEC Championships
* School record