LSU Gold
Auckland, New Zealand
High School
Auckland Diving Club

School Record: 3-meter
7x NCAA Qualifier
NCAA All-America Honorable Mention x3 (2016 3-meter, 2018 1-meter, 2018 3-meter)
NCAA First Team All-American (2017 3-meter)
2018 2nd Team All-SEC
2017-18 SEC Diver of the Week x2 (10/24, 1/16)

Has been named SEC Women’s Diver of the Week twice this season … The first time was after an overwhelming win on both springboard events against Navy and UCONN where she won the one-meter by over 68 points with a score of 322.10 and the three-meter by over 33 points with a score of 336.80 … The second time after winning four events over two meets – winning both springboard events against Kentucky with scores of 306.45 and 319.80 on the one-meter and three-meter, respectively and then against Tulane and Loyola where she scored a 323.10 and a 342.30 on the one-meter and three-meter … Won both springboard events against Florida with scores of 330.60 and 356.55 on the one-meter and three-meter, respectively … Swept the springboard events at the Auburn Diving Invite with a score of 318.80 on the one-meter and a score of 339.00 on the three-meter … At the 2019 SEC Championships, earned silver medals on both the one-meter and three-meter springboard events … At the 2019 NCAA Championships, finished in sixth place on the one-meter springboard with a score of 317.80, earning All-American Honors.

Earned NCAA All-American Honorable Mention honors on both springboards at the NCAA Championships … Finished 12th overall on 1-meter and 14th overall on 3-meter … Kicked off the season with wins on both 1-meter and 3-meter in three consecutive dual-meets against Loyola and Tulane, Pittsburgh and Virginia, and SMU … Set season-high on 3-meter against Pittsburgh and Virginia … Carried momentum into the Auburn Diving Invite, where she won both springboards and finished sixth on platform … Earned bronze on 1-meter and 3-meter at the Tennessee Diving Invite while also finishing 10th on platform … Got back to winning ways in dual-meets against Georgia and Texas A&M, winning both springboard events … Reached the finals on all three boards at the SEC Championships … Claimed silver on 1-meter with a season-high score in the finals … Dove to fourth place on 3-meter, and set new personal-best on platform to take seventh … Qualified for Zones on all three boards … Won the Zone D Championship on 1-meter with a two-list score of 631.00 to qualify for the NCAA Championships … Also qualified for NCAA Championships on 3-meter after taking bronze at Zones.

Garnered third overall on one-meter, as well as second overall on three-meter with at the Mizzou Diving Invite … Grabbed first overall on both springboards against Tulane … At the Auburn Diving Invitational, tallied second-place finishes on both springboards, as well as seventh place on platform … Collected second overall on three-meter, fourth overall on one-meter and seventh place on platform at the Tennessee Diving Invite … Dove to first overall on both springboards against Alabama … Also took first on three-meter against Texas A&M … Closed out the regular season diving to another first-place finish on one-meter and a second-place finish on three-meter … Shattered the school record on three-meter at the SEC Championships, earning silver for her performance … Took fourth overall on one-meter at SEC’s, diving to a personal best and the second-highest score in school history … Dove to a two-list score of 720.70 on three-meter for second place at Zones to pick up her second consecutive NCAA bid … Also qualified for her second event at the NCAA Championship on one-meter for fourth place at Zones … Qualified for the NCAA meet on platform at Zones with a 10-line score of 492.15 for seventh place … Earned first-team All-America honors on one-meter after compiling a score of 315.35 in the finals at the NCAA Championship to place fifth overall in the nation to pick up her second All-America honor … Also placed 17th in the country on three-meter at NCAA’s … Compiled a career-high score on platform at NCAA’s with a score of 248 to pick up 17th place.

Became the program’s 23rd NCAA All-American after finishing 14th overall for honorable mention honors … Also qualified for NCAA Championships on one-meter … Finished strong at NCAA Zone ‘D’ Diving Regionals with a second-place finish on three-meter and eighth place on one-meter … Her scores on one-meter and three-meter were enough for the eighth-best and seventh-best scores in school history respectively … Took the win on one-meter and finished third on three-meter against Houston, Idaho and Tulane … Finished second on one-meter and third on three-meter in her first career meet for LSU against Texas A&M … Named one of the squad’s Newcomers of the Year by the coaching staff … Earned her first varsity letter.

Became the first diver to compete for New Zealand at the Olympic Games since 1992 … Second diver in LSU history to compete at the Olympics.

Born on August 12, 1997 … Parents are Adrian Jones and Ailing Cui … Has one brother – Matthew … Majoring in business management with a minor in chemistry.

Cui’s Top Scores
One-meter – 336.10 2017 SEC Championships
Three-meter – 391.40* 2017 SEC Championships
Platform – 264.45 2018 SEC Championships

Cui’s Top 2017-18 Scores
One-meter – 330.00 SEC Championships
Three-meter – 360.60 LSU vs. Pitt/UVA
Platform – 264.45 SEC Championships

* school record

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