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2006 Men's Swimming & Diving Roster

Justin Schmidt

Diving

CLASS
SR
Hometown
Falcon, Colo. (Rampart)
Experience
4L
School
Career Best Points:
1M (6 dives) - 313.30 (Tennessee, 1/15/04)
3M (6 dives) - 400.58 (Tennessee, 1/26/07)
3M (11 dives) - 435.75p (2004 SEC Championships)
Platform (10 dives) - 593.55 (2005 NCAA Zones)

At Florida:
2006-07: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Placed 16th in the 3M dive (604.35) and 28th in the 1M dive (253.55) at the Zone B Diving Championships in Athens, Ga. (3/2-4) … Dove to a sixth-place finish on the platform (306.40) at the SEC Championships in Lexington, Ky. (2/2-4) … Also placed 11th in the 1M dive (289.25) and 14th in the 3M dive (281.30) at the conference meet … Runner-up in the 1M event with a score of 291.01, and dove exhibition in the 3M dive (376.35), against FAU (1/27) … Placed second on the 3M board with a Zone-qualifying and career-best score of 400.58, while also finishing third in the 1M dive (270.68), against Tennessee (1/26) … Notched a fifth-place finish in the 1M dive (247.45) and a sixth-place showing on the 3M board (275.70) versus Alabama and South Carolina (1/20) … Took fifth in both the 1M (260.17) and 3M dives (299.62) against Auburn (1/19) … Won the 3M competition (288.08) and placed second on the 1M board (277.88) against Indian River CC (1/13) … Took runner-up honors on the 1M board (248.19) and exhibitioned the 3M dive (306.67) versus Virginia (1/12) … Claimed fourth place in the 1M dive (285.25) and sixth place in the 3M competition (315.80) at the Texas Invitational (11/30-12/2) … Finished sixth on both the 1M (223.80) and 3M boards (190.20) versus Florida State (11/21) … Placed fourth in the 3M dive (297.45) and fifth in the 1M dive (252.83) against Texas (11/10) … Turned in a third-place effort on the 1M board (285.68) and finished fifth in the 3M dive (264.23) against Minnesota (10/27) … Placed fifth in both the 1M (235.58) and 3M dives (261.98) against Georgia (10/26) … Finished fifth in the 1M dive (253.87) versus LSU (10/19) … Dove to a runner-up finish in the 1M dive (261.38) and a fourth-place showing in the 3M dive (241.58) against Michigan (10/14).

2005-06: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Earned a fourth-place finish in the platform dive (318.05) at the SEC Championships (2/15-18) … Sixth in the 1M dive (293.15) and ninth in the 3M dive (287.80) … Earned two All-SEC honors … Finished second in the 1M dive (239.71) against Indian River CC (2/4) … Second in both the 1M (284.40) and 3M (318.22) events against Tennessee (1/28) … Placed second in both the 1M (290.33) and 3M (334.43) dives against Auburn (1/21) … Won the 3M dive (283.05) and finished second in the 1M dive (261.65) against Alabama (1/20) … Second in the 1M dive (287.32) and fifth in the 3M dive (246.37) against LSU (1/12) … Third in the 3M (295.50) and fifth in the 1M (282.08) events against Penn State (1/7) … Placed sixth in the 3M dive (266.85) and eighth in the 1M dive (212.40) against Florida State (11/22) … Second in the 3M (283.88) and third in the 1M (257.33) events against Florida Atlantic (11/11) … Finished fourth on the platform (304.15), seventh in the 3M dive (289.30) and 11th in the 1M dive (250.25) at the Purdue Invitational (11/18-20) … Won the 1M dive against Georgia (10/27) with a score of 289.95 … Finished third in the 3M event (291.90) against the Bulldogs … Earned a third-place finish in the 1M dive (271.55) against Texas and California (10/21-22) … Fourth in the 3M dive (273.45) and exhibitioned on the platform (308.85) … Third in the 3M dive (294.98) and sixth in the 1M dive (256.90) against South Carolina (10/15) … Finished third in the 1M dive (268.28) and 3M dive (249.00) against Virginia (10/14).

2004-05: Placed 14th on the platform with a score of 593.55 at the NCAA Zone Championships (3/11-13) … Finished in third place on both the 1M and 3M boards against Indian River CC (2/5) by scoring 309.30 and 201.55, respectively … Took second on the 3M (326.40) and fourth on the 1M (275.02) vs. Tennessee (1/29) … Posted a fourth-place performance on the 1M with a tally of 292.72 and competed as an exhibition diver on the 3M with a score of 279.37 against Virginia (1/28) … Fourth on the 1M (297.15) and exhibitioned the 3M (252.30) at Alabama (1/22) … Earned a pair of sixth-place finishes on the boards as he posted a score of 260.84 on the 1M and 272.10 on the 3M at Auburn (1/21) … Placed second on the 1M (309.30) and fourth on the 3M (275.25) at TCU (1/15) … Dove to an eighth-place finish on the 3M board (502.85) and an 11th-place effort on the 1M (286.35) at the Georgia Tech Invitational (11/20) … Exhibitioned the 3M (324.50) against Texas and South Carolina (11/12) … Won the 3M (299.55) and placed second on the 1M (295.19) vs. Minnesota (10/29) … Registered third-place finishes vs. Georgia (10/28) on the 1M (285.90) and 3M (312.38) … Won the season-opening 3M (299.93) at Florida Atlantic (10/8).

2003-04: Posted four zone qualifying scores … High scores of 308.40 on the 1M and 321.37 on the 3M … Finished 15th on 1M at SEC Championships (2/25-28) with score of 267.16 … Took 11th on platform at SECs (403.60) and 17th on 3M (435.75) … Scored a season-high 308.40 on 1M and 316.42 on 3M – both zone qualifying marks – to take fourth in both events at Tennessee (1/31) … Second on 1M (279.97) and third on 3M (282.60) vs. Alabama (1/24) … Fourth on 1M (248.69) and fifth on 3M (218.40) vs. Auburn (1/23) … Posted the first zone qualifying score of his career on 1M (295.40) to finish third at the Dallas Morning News Classic (1/16-17) … Also took third on 3M (287.70) at DMNC … Third on 1M (258.60) and fourth on 3M (267.90) at TCU (1/17) … Third on 1M (288.38) and the 3M (273.00) at Texas A&M (1/15) … Second on 3M (269.85) and third on 1M (217.05) vs. Kentucky (1/3) … Fifth on platform at the Texas Invitational (12/5-7) with score of 380.30 … Also finished seventh on 1M (283.90) and 12th on 3M (414.75) … Finished fifth on both the 1M (248.25) and 3M (234.83) at South Carolina (11/14) … Earned first NCAA zone qualifying score of career and season-best score on 3M (321.37) to finish second at Georgia (11/13) … Also took fourth on 1M (285.00) … Fourth on IM (267.45), while taking fifth on 3M (262.20) vs. Florida State (11/11) … Third on 1M (269.25) and third on 3M (264.68) at Michigan (10/31) … Fourth on both the 1M (282.90) and 3M (276.50) at Minnesota (10/30).

High School:
Set Colorado 5A high school records on the 1M for six dives with a score of 313.05, as well as the 1M for 11 dives with a mark of 525.75 … Second in the 1M in 2003 at the Colorado Class 5A meet (515.85) … Finished in the top-four all four years at the state meet … 2002-03 NISCA All-American in the 1M event … Was a four-time league champion … Four-year varsity captain and letterwinner.

Club: Competed for Mile High … Coached by Jack Perkins.

Personal:
Born Oct. 8, 1984, in Aurora, Colo. … Son of Bill and Deb Schmidt … Has a younger sister, Jessica … Chose Florida because of the academics, coaching staff, size and the team … Also considered Indiana, Wisconsin, Virginia Tech, Arizona State, Texas and Wyoming … Earned high school honor roll status sophomore and senior years … Lists hobbies as golf and motorcycles … Also lettered in golf four years and was an all-conference selection as a junior … Future ambition is to own a real estate firm … Majoring in food and resource economics with a minor in real estate.

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