SENIOR SEASON (2012-13)
Diver who added depth to the four man diving team … Competed in three dual meets, the Tennessee Invitational and the Phil Hansel midseason invitational … Recorded his career best on the one-meter (329.78) and the three-meter (320.78) at the Phil Hansel Invite … Scored a 316.15 on the three-meter at the Tennessee Diving Invite.
JUNIOR SEASON (2011-12)
Hampered by injury for most of the season but still managed to qualify for the NCAA Zone ‘D’ Regional … Competed in two dual meets, the Tennessee Invitational and the Georgia Diving Invitational … Scored a three-meter career high of 332.95 against Texas A&M to qualify him for the NCAA Zone ‘D’ Regional … Set his career high on the platform (252.20) at the Tennessee Invitational … Finished 20th on the platform (248.15) at the Georgia Diving Invitational … Earned his second varsity letter.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010-11)
Redshirted after sustaining a leg injury prior to the competition season.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2009-10)
An NCAA Zone Diving qualifier who came on strong toward the end of the dual-meet season … Competed in eight dual meets, Houston’s Cougar Classic Fall Invitational, Alabama’s Christmas Diving Classic, Georgia’s Diving Invitational, SEC Championships and NCAA Zone ‘B’ Diving Regional … Placed 18th and 20th in the one-meter and three-meter, respectively, at Zones … Tallied points for the Tigers in all three events at SEC’s … Took 15th in the platform and earned 16th in both springboard events … Emerged victorious in the one-meter at home versus UNO with the 10th-best total in school history, 327.23 … Also captured second in the three-meter with a career-high score of 328.80 … Recorded a career high of 239.20 in the platform at the Georgia Diving Invite to finish 14th … Claimed third in the three-meter against Texas A&M … Delivered third in the one-meter on the road at UNO … Received his first varsity letter.
PRIOR TO LSU
A talented athlete who lettered in both diving and wrestling at Cherry Hill High School in Cherry Hill, N.J. … Possesses raw diving talent … A key contributor on a conference championship team in 2009 and placed third at the state meet.
Born Jan. 5, 1991 in Philadelphia, Pa. … Parents are Barry and Rita Lyman … Has one younger brother, Evan … Currently undecided on major.
JESSE’S TOP SCORES
One-meter, 327.23, 2010 vs. UNO
Three-meter , 332.95, 2012 vs. Texas A&M
Platform, 252.20, 2011 Tennessee Invitational