Updated: July 15, 2014
General: The school-record holder in the 1-meter and 3-meter events ... An All-American in the platform event ... Two-time ACC Champion in the 1-meter event ... Three-time ACC's Most Valuable Diver ... Competed at the 2012 Olympic Trials ... Competed in the 2012 USA Diving Winter National Championships.
2013-14: Captured bronze in the 1-meter at NCAA Championships, the highest finish of any Hokie in program history … Scored 25 points at NCAA Championships to lead the H2Okies to a 24th-place finish … Took home Honorable Mention All-American honors in the 3-meter and platform event … Won the 1-meter event, took second in the 3-meter and third in the platform at the NCAA Zone A Championships to earn her third straight bid to the NCAA Championships … Won the gold medal in the 1-meter and 3-meter event while taking bronze in the platform at ACC Championships, en route to being named the ACC Women’s Championships Most Valuable Diver for the third consecutive year … Broke her own school records in the 1-meter and 3-meter events at ACC Championships with scores of 355.65 and 395.95, respectively … Competed at the USA Diving Winter National Championships, but was severely limited due to injury … Took first place in both the 1-meter and 3-meter in a dual meet against Miami and No. 9 Virginia … Opened the year by sweeping the 1-meter and 3-meter events at the Virginia Tech Swimming Challenge.
2012-13: Led the H2Okie women with 13 points at the NCAA Championships as she placed 10th in the 1-meter, 11th in the 3-meter and 20th in the platform events ... Won the springboard events at the Zone A Championships to advance to NCAAs and reset her school record on the 3-meter ... Hit NCAA Zone scores at every meet this season ... Led the H2Okie women with 51 points at the ACC Championships to be named the ACC's Most Valuable Diver for the second-straight year ... Named the ACC Champion in the 1-meter event, placed second in the 3-meter event and fifth in the platform ... Only lost one 3-meter event this season ... Was named the ACC Female Diver of the Week for the fourth time this season for her efforts at Virginia ... Swept both springboard events and set a pool record on the 3-meter at Virginia ... Won the 3-meter and took fifth on the 1-meter in the win against William & Mary and Miami ... Swept the diving events at NC State ... Won both springboard events and took second on the platform at the Georgia Invitational ... Swept the 1 and 3-meter events and placed second in the platform at the H2Okie Fall Invitational ... Set a pool record in the 3-meter with a score of 377.35 at the invite ... Was named the ACC Female Diver of the Week on Nov. 7 for her efforts at Georgia Tech ... Swept the 1-meter and 3-meter events at Georgia Tech ... Tabbed ACC Female Diver of the Week honors on Oct. 30 for her performances at Duke and North Carolina ... Won the 3-meter and placed third in the 1-meter at Duke ... Placed fourth in the 1-meter event, while winning the 3-meter in the season-opener at North Carolina.
2011-12: Had a phenomenal freshman campaign, being named the 2012 ACC Women's Diver of the Year and leading the Tech women with 19 points at the NCAA Championships ... Was named the team's Rookie of the Year ... Earned All-America honors with a sixth-place finish in the platform event ... She also finished 11th in the 1-meter and 19th in the 3-meter event ... Led the H2Okie women at the ACC Championships with 50 individual points ... Was named the ACC's Most Valuable Women's Diver as she became Tech's first ever ACC Champion in the 1-meter for the women ... She also finished fifth in the 3-meter and third in the platform event at ACCs ... Took home the golds in the 1 and 3-meter events in the dual meet against Georgia Tech and Miami ... Finished second in the 1-meter and third in the 3-meter against Virginia ... Earned 67 points for the H2Okies at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, taking home the 3-meter title, while breaking her own school record ... Finished the invite with a second-place finish in the 1-meter, while coming in seventh in her first collegiate platform event ... Finished second in both the 1- and 3-meter at Ohio State ... Placed second in the both the 3- and 1-meter events in the quad meet against Florida State, UNC Wilmington and Duke ... Took home the title and broke the Tech record in the 3-meter with a score of 343.50 against North Carolina ... Set a pool record in her first collegiate 3-meter event, while qualifying for the NCAA Zone meet in both events in the season opener against NC State and James Madison.
Before Tech: A member of the Woodlands Diving Academy under the direction of Robert Gunter … Received Junior National Champion honors … Placed second at the Junior World Championships … Was also the Junior Pan American Champion … Qualified for the 2012 Olympic Trials over the summer.
Personal: Kaylea Zoe Arnett was born April 19, 1993, in Amarillo, Texas ... Daughter of Terri and Kevin Arnett … Has two siblings, Shelby and Alyssa ... Majoring in university studies.
|Arnett's Career Best|
|1-meter: 348.90*||3-meter: 388.30^|
* denotes school record
^ denotes CAC record