Morgan Justus
Morgan  Justus

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grand Rapids, Minn.

High School:
Grand Rapids HS

Event:
Diving


11/11/2017

Diving Competes on Platform on Day Three

Minnesota diving competed in their first platform competition of the season on the final day of the inaugural Minnesota Diving Invite.

03/08/2017

Gophers Add Platform Events to NCAA Schedule

The Golden Gophers had three qualify in diving events during the last day of the Zone D diving meet at Missouri.

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2017-18 Junior Season: Took twelfth place in the platform dive and earned All-American honorable mention at the NCAA Championships. • placed sixth in the 3-meter dive with a 308.95, twelfth in the 1-meter dive with a 242.65, and fifth in the platform dive with a 233.45 at the Triple Dual vs Northwestern and Purdue • finished with a score of 267.60 in the 1-meter dive for fourth place and a score of 314.18 in the 3-meter dive for second place against Denver • took sixteenth in the 1-meter prelims with a score of 247.85, sixteenth in the 3-meter dive prelims with a score of 266.85 and eleventh in the platform dive with a score of 217.40 at the Tennessee Collegiate Diving Invitational • took eleventh in the platform dive with a score of 217.40 at the Tennessee Collegiate Diving Invitational • fourth place in both the 1-meter dive with a 237.90 and in the 3-meter dive with a 251.20 against Michigan, Penn State, and Wisconsin at the Quad Dual • placed eighth with a score of 244.85 in the 1-meter dive and second in the 3-meter dive with a 307.55 against the University of Iowa  fifth place in the 1-meter dive with a score of 240.68 and fifth in the 3-meter dive with a score of 272.48 against Florida State.  

2016-17 Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten team • outstanding student-athlete award • finished in fourth place with a 280.43 in 3-meter diving vs. Iowa • improved to 244.58 and fourth place in 1-meter diving against North Dakota • finished third place in 2-meter diving with a 240.65 at the Jean Freeman Invitational • improved to 308.20 in 3-meter diving at the Minnesota Challenge • competed in 1-meter (246.30), 2-meter (224.10), and 3-meter (260.35) diving events at the 2017 Big Ten Championships.  

2015-16 Freshman Season:
First-year letterwinner • Finished 39th on 3-meter and 48th on 1-meter at the 2016 Big Ten Championships • Earned a top-five finish in 3-meter diving in Minnesota’s win at North Dakota • Made her collegiate debut vs. Florida where she scored a career best in 1-meter diving.

High School: 2015 graduate of Grand Rapids High School • coached by Matt Roponen and Jerry Casey • A-honor roll • five-time letterwinner in diving • five-time all-conference • two-time all-state • named Section 7a Diver of the Year for four straight years • lists most memorable sports thrill as winning the Section 7a Championships as a team from 2011-2014.

Personal: Born October 5, 1996 • daughter of Mac and Lisa Justus • enjoys waterskiing, snowmobiling and wakesurfing • plans to major in biology.

Top Performances at Minnesota
Event Time Date
1-meter 267.60 1/13/2018
3-meter 314.18 1/13/2018
Platform 240.65 12/2/2016

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