Mickey Strauss
Diving
Ht
5'
9"
Class
Senior
Hometown
Provo, 
Utah
Last School
Mountain View High School, Utah Valley University
Roster Years
2019-2023


Before BYU

  • Prepped at Mountain View High School under coach Tyce Routson
  • Club: BYU Cougar Dive Club under coach Tyce Routson
  • Transferred from Utah Valley University
  • Participated in cross country, track and field and gymnastics
  • Top-20 in country in the 3-meter and platform at Senior Nationals
  • 2017 1-meter State champion
  • 2018-19 3-meter Regional champion
  • 2018 1-meter Regional champion
  • 2018 Zone E 3-meter champion
  • Also recruited by Utah, Texas, Air Force, Colorado Mesa, Delta State, California Baptist and Dartmouth

Personal

  • Son of Mike and Malia Strauss
  • Has two siblings
  • Dad ran cross country and track and field for Utah from 1999-2001
  • Switched to diving after his Sophomore year of High School after 14 years of gymnastics
  • Ran track and cross country in High School
  • Enjoys writing music and playing the cello
  • Majoring in exercise science

Personal Bests:

Event Score Meet
1 Meter 382.25 2020 MPSF Championships
3 Meter 416.90 2020 MPSF Championships
Platform 381.30 2020 MPSF Championships

 

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2019-2020

  • Named MPSF Diver of the Year
  • Qualified and competed in Zone E Championships
  • Named All-MPSF first team in the 1-meter, 3-meter and the platform event
  • Broke BYU's all-time best record in the platform event (381.30)
  • Posted career-best times in all three events
  • USA Olympic Trials Qualifier
  • BYU MVP
  • MPSF 1m and 3m Platform Champion
Sophmore Year 2020-2021

  • MPSF 1m and 3m second place winner
  • Named All-MPSF First Team in 1m and 3m events
  • NCAA qualifier on 1m, 3m, and platform
  • BYU MVP
Junior Year 2021-2022

  • MPSF Diver of the Year
  • MPSF 1m champion, placed second in the 3m and platform
  • Named All-MPSF First Team in 1m, 3m, and platform events
  • MPSF All-Academic award winner
  • BYU MVP
Senior Year 2022-2023

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year