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Position
Diving
Height
5'9
Class
Graduate Student
Hometown
Stavanger, Norway
High School
Wang Toppidrettsskole
Experience
4L

First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
SEC Diver of the Week (Oct. 18, 2022)

Tuxen’s Top Scores
One-Meter – 324.15 Denver and Air Force
Three-Meter – 352.35 2022 SEC Championships
Platform – 303.15 2022 SEC Championships

SENIOR SEASON (2023-24)
Opened the season vs. Utah by claiming two third-place finishes one-meter and three-meter with respective scores of 288.15 and 255.68… In the home opener vs. Arkansas, placed second on one-meter with a score of 298.20 and fourth on three-meter with a score of 276.30… In a tri-team meet, won on three-meter springboard event with a score of 314.00 and placed third on one-meter with a score of 281.85… At the Art Adamson Invitational, finished fifth on one-meter with a score of 296.85; also placed seventh on three-meter (300.05 – Prelims: 313.40) and third on platform with a score of 242.20… In the Tennessee Diving Invitational, placed second on one-meter (297.20), fourth on three-meter (307.15 – Prelims: 317.75), and fifth on platform (244.85)

JUNIOR SEASON (2022-23)
Named SEC Diver of the Week on Oct. 18… In a dual meet with South Carolina, finished fifth in the three-meter with a score of 292.13…claimed silver in the one-meter with a score of 304.50. In a tri-meet with Denver and Air Force, won the one-meter with a score of 322.15…also took gold in the three-meter with a score of 341.25. Against Auburn, claimed bronze in the one-meter with a score of 284.85…took silver in the three-meter with a score of 326.78. Against Alabama, claimed bronze in the one-meter with a score of 287.48…claimed silver in the three-meter with a score of 324.38… At the Texas Diving Invitational, claimed seventh on three-meter (295.80), ninth on platform (238.55) and 24th on one-meter (207.60)… In the Auburn Diving Invitational, won the one-meter springboard event with a score of 306.70; also placed fourth on three-meter (320.80) and eighth in platform (259.25)… Against FSU, placed second on one-meter (288.45) and third on three-meter (303.53)… In the regular-season finale vs. Texas A&M, claimed fourth place on one-meter (280.58) and seventh on three-meter (277.35)… At the 2023 SEC Championships, placed sixth on three-meter with a score of 294.05; also claimed 13th on one-meter (263.00) and 25th on platform (182.20)… At the Zone D diving regional, placed second on one-meter (642.55 – Prelims: 315.40), ninth on three-meter (640.15 – Prelims: 296.05), and seventh on platform (501.00 – Prelims: 244.65)… At the 2023 NCAA Championships, placed 30th on one-meter (245.55), 32nd on platform (216.70) and 44th on three-meter (236.75)

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2021-22)
At the Rocky Mountain Invitational, she placed third in the one-meter springboard event with a score of 281.75… Against Alabama, finished with a career-high on the three-meter with a score of 346.43 and a score of 283.43 on the one-meter… At the Auburn Diving Invitational, finished in ninth place on one-meter with a final score of 247.25… Against Texas A&M, finished fourth on one-meter with a final score of 283.80 and fifth on three-meter with a final score of 298.50… Against Texas A&M, had a fourth-place finish on one meter with a score of 283.80 and fifth-place on three-meter with a score of 298.50… At the SEC Championships, placed 12th on one meter with a score of 255.60; claimed silver on platform with a score of 303.15 and bronze on three-meter with a score of 352.35… Qualified on all three events at the NCAA Zone D diving regional with a sixth-place finish on one-meter and score of 603.50 (Prelims: 299.65); also placed 11th on three-meter with a final score of 640.20 (Prelims: 321.85) and sixth on platform with a final score of 537.40 (Prelims: 272.10)… At the NCAA Championships, placed 17th on one-meter with a score of 289.35, 21st on three-meter with a score of 307.05 and 38th on platform with a score of 227.10

FRESHMAN SEASON (2020-21)
Against Alabama to start the season, finished in second place on both the Three-Meter and One-Meter Springboard with scores of 314.78 and 289.35… At the Texas Diving Invitational, finished in second place on Platform with a score of 283.10, seventh place on the Three-Meter Springboard with a score of 269.90, and eighth place on the One-Meter Springboard with a score of 245.25… At the 2021 NCAA Zone D Diving Regional, finished in eighth place on Platform with a score of 525.25, qualifying her for the 2021 NCAA Championships in the event… At the NCAA Championships, finished in 38th place on Platform with a score of 208.25… Named to the First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

PRIOR TO LSU
Dating back to 2018, Tuxen has notched fice top-ten performances at the European Championships including two sixth-place finishes in Women’s Synchronized Diving on the 10-Meter platform… In February of 2020, she finished in fourth place in the Semifinals of platform at the Fina Diving Grand Prix in Madrid… She finished fifth on platform again in the Fina Grand Prix in Rostock… She claimed the silver medal on three-meter at the 2016 Fina Grand Prix in Madrid.

PERSONAL
Full name is Helle Tuxen… Born on September 4, 2001… Parents are Helge and Liv Anne… Has three sisters, Vanessa, Rikke, and Anne, who is a diver at LSU… Chose LSU because, “(Anne) talked so much about how great LSU is. I just feel grateful that I can come to such a great school at the same time as her…” Majoring in Biology.

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