Matt

McClellan

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Diving
Height: 5'9"
Class: Senior
City/State: Cypress, Texas
High School: Cypress Woods HS
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

JUNIOR SEASON (2017-18)
Kicked off the season with silver medals on both springboards against Loyola ... Earned third on 1-meter and fifth on 3-meter in a double dual against Pittsburgh and Tulane ... Dove to another silver medal on 1-meter and fourth overall on 3-meter at SMU ... Cracked the top-7 in all three events at the Art Adamson Invitational ... Claimed sixth on platform and seventh on both springboards ... Earned season-high scores on both 1-meter and 3-meter at the Auburn Diving Invite and went on to win bronze in both events ... Finished eighth overall on 1-meter and 13th on 3-meter at the Tennessee Diving Invite ... Returned to dual-meet competition at Georgia, and finished second on 3-meter and third on 1-meter ... Dove to fifth overall on both springboards in the final home meet of the season against Texas A&M ... Competed in all three events at the SEC Championships, finishing 11th on 1-meter, 19th on platform, and 24th on 3-meter ... Qualified for Zones in all three events ... Ended his season with top-10 finishes on all three boards, claiming seventh on platform with a new personal-best score, ninth on 3-meter, and 10th on 1-meter at Zones ...

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016-17)
Kicked off the season in the home meet against Auburn by compiling a pair of fifth-place finishes on both springboards ... At the Mizzou Diving Invite, garnered ninth overall on one-meter, seventh overall on three-meter, and ninth place on platform ... Took first and second in the consolation finals of both one and three-meter respectively at the Auburn Diving Invite ... Also took eighth place on platform at the Auburn Diving Invite ... Compiled finishes of seventh place on one-meter, 11th overall on three-meter, and 16th overall on platform at the Tennessee Diving Invite ... Dove to a fifth-place finish on three-meter and a fourth-place finish on one-meter against Alabama ... Took sixth overall on one-meter and second overall on three-meter against Texas A&M ... Collected two fifth-place finishes on both springboards at the SEC Championships, diving to the ninth-best score in school history on one-meter (364.20) and fourth-best score in school history (399.45) on three-meter in the prelims ... Earned his first-ever berth to the NCAA Championships with a two-list score of 740.40 on three-meter at Zones ... Also competed on one-meter at the NCAA Championships, where he finished 42nd overall in the prelims ... Took 36th overall in the country at NCAAs on three-meter with a score of 305.30 ... On platform at NCAAs placed 41st overall in the nation.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015-16)
Scored in all three events in his first SEC Championships and qualified for the NCAA Zone ‘D’ Diving Regional … Reached the final of one-meter at zones where he finished 10th with a two-list score of 688.15 … Finished ninth on one-meter at SEC’s … Also earned finishes of 22nd on three-meter and 23rd on platform at the conference meet … Finished as the top Tiger diver on three-meter against Texas A&M for third … Finished fourth on one-meter against Missouri … At the Texas A&M Invite, finished ninth on platform, 11th on one-meter and 12th on three-meter … Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll … Earned his first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Qualified for regional championships all four years of high school … Qualified for state championships his senior year. Broke the one-meter, six and 11 dive record all four years of high school … Qualified for first USA Diving Age Group National Championships in 2014.

PERSONAL
Born February 23, 1997 … Parents are Jeff and Tina McClellan … Has one sister – Monica … His sister pole vaulted at Sam Houston State University … Majoring in mechanical engineering.

McClellan's Top Scores
One-meter - 364.20 SEC Championships
Three-meter - 399.45 SEC Championships
Platform - 340.40 2018 NCAA Zone Championships

McClellan's 2016-17 Top Scores
One-meter - 353.35 Auburn Diving Invite
Three-meter - 384.90 NCAA Zone Championships
Platform - 340.40 NCAA Zone Championships

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