Updated: April 15, 2013
General: Competed in the 2012 USA Diving Winter National Championships.
2012-13: Competed in his first NCAA Championships in all three events ... Named to the All-ACC Academic team for the second-straight year ... Placed fourth in the 1-meter event to secure his ticket to NCAAs at the Zona A Championships... Brought in 30 points, scoring in every event at the ACC Championships ... Took seventh in the 1-meter event, sixth in the 3-meter event and 12th on the platform at ACCs ... Took fifth on the 3-meter and sixth on the 1-meter at No. 11 Virginia ... Won the 1-meter and took second on the 3-meter against Miami ... Placed fourth on the 3-meter and fifth on the 1-meter at NC State ... Placed in the top-10 in all three events at the Georgia Fall Invitational, taking seventh in the 1-meter, sixth in the 3-meter and fifth on the platform ... Set a career best at the H2Okie Fall Invitational with a third-place score of 341.25 on the platform ... Also placed third on the 3-meter and fourth on the 1-meter ... Recorded a career-best 325.65 in the 1-meter event to place third at Georgia Tech ... Started the season off winning the 3-meter with a career-best 395.63 at North Carolina.
2011-12: Earned All-ACC Academic team honors ... Placed fourth in the platform, fifth in the 3-meter and 11th in the 1-meter at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships ... Finished ninth in the platform, 11th in the 3-meter and 20th in the 1-meter at the ACC Championships ... Finished sixth in the 3-meter and seventh in the 1-meter in the dual meet against Georgia Tech and Miami ... Placed fifth and set a career-best 350.60 in the 3-meter, while bringing in 20 points for the H2Okies at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... In his collegiate debut in the platform event, he placed eighth with a score of 280.10 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... Posted a fifth and sixth-place finish in the 1 and 3-meter events, respectively, at Ohio State ... Finished ninth in the 3-meter in the quad meet against Duke, Florida State and UNC Wilmington ... Placed fifth in the 3-meter against North Carolina ... Placed fourth in both the 1 and 3-meter events, while qualifying for the NCAA Zone meet in his first collegiate meet against NC State.
High School: Two-year letterwinner at Paint Branch High School … A member of the Montgomery Dive Club … Was a member of the 2010 National Team … Also lettered in wrestling and golf at PBHS.
Personal: Kyle Aaron Jared Butts was born July 23, 1993, in Washington, D.C. ... Son of Derrick and Diane Butts … Has an older sibling, Derrick ... Majoring in finance.
|Butts' Career Bests|
|1-meter: 335.40||3-meter: 395.63|