Abbey Yates
Abbey  Yates
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Dunwoody, Ga.

High School:
Dunwoody

Height:
5-6

Event:
Diving

Club Team:
Atlanta Diving Association


04/24/2018

Solomon, Williams Highlight Honorees at Yellow Jacket Celebration

Standout track and field student-athletes combine to win seven awards, including Male and Female Athlete of the Year

01/27/2018

Jackets Sweep Eagles on Senior Day

Georgia Tech swimming and diving swept the Emory Eagles in dual meet action on Saturday at the McAuley Aquatic Center

01/19/2018

Jackets Hit the Road for Dual Meet at South Carolina

Georgia Tech swimming & diving faces off with South Carolina on Saturday at 12 p.m.

10/28/2017

Tech Dismantles Statesmen in Second-Straight Dual Meet Sweep

Freshman Camryn Hidalgo sets new program records in diving events

09/25/2017

#TGW: Diving Right In

Georgia Tech's new, young diving teams ready to go headlong into 2017-18 season

2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll


2016-17 (Freshman): Added depth to the diving line-up for the Jackets ... Turned in season-best scores of 226.13 in the 1-meter dive, 220.80 in the 3-meter dive and 159.80 in the platform dive on the year ... Finished fifth in both the 1-meter (202.13) and 3-meter (214.58) dives in the season-opening event versus Georgia Southern ... Placed sixth in the 3-meter dive (217.13) versus Alabama ... Also finished seventh in the 3-meter dive versus Boston College and Pitt (220.80), as well as against Georgia (207.30) ... Finished seventh overall in the 1-meter dive (226.13) against Alabama ... Competed for the Jackets at the 2017 ACC Championships in the 1-meter (211.50), 3-meter (209.25) and platform (149.85) diving events.

Before Tech: Lettered for four years as a diver on the swimming and diving team under coaches Corky Gibbons and Kyle Sbaratta at Dunwoody High School ... A team captain her senior season ... Was also a cheerleader for one year .... Led her team to the DeKalb County Swimming and Diving Championship title in 2016 ... A four-time DeKalb County Diving Champion in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 ... Tabbed the team MVP in 2014 and 2016 ... Set the Dunwoody High School diving record with 389.4 points in 11 dives in 2015, before breaking it 2016 with a score of 445.9 in 11 dives ... Named one of 11 Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Dean's Scholars ... A four-year member of the Principal's List ... Graduated in the top-10 percent of her class ... A member of the National Honor Society, the National Social Studies Honor Society, the National German Honor Society and the National Beta Club ... Served as part of the Student Government Association for four years, including being the sophomore class vice president (2013-14) and the freshman class secretary (2012-13) ... Was the Special Needs Students and Student Body Incorporation Program President for two years in 2014-16 ... A Georgia Governor's Honors Program Social Studies Finalist in 2015.

Personal: Full name is Anne Bordeaux Yates ... Goes by Abbey ... Born May 8, 1998 ... Daughter of Allen, Jr. and Mindy Yates ... Has a brother named Trey and a sister named Lucy ... Father played tennis for the U.S. Naval Academy from 1988-90 ... Brother, Trey, is a tennis player at the University of Kentucky ... Enjoys reading and making desserts ... Was a former gymnast ... Chose Tech because of the strength of academics and the quality of the swimming and diving program, coaches and facilities ... Plans to major in business administration.



Yates' Career Top Scores (through 4/1/18)
EVENT POINTS MEET
1-meter 251.55 vs. Delta State (10/28/17)
3-meter 267.90 vs. Delta State (10/28/17)
Platform 159.80 2016 Georgia Tech Invitational