Lyle Yost


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Height 5-8
  • Hometown Shaker Heights, Ohio
  • Last School Shaker Heights HS
  • Club Team American Flyers Diving

Career Honors

  • CSCAA First Team All-American
    • 1-Meter (2020, 2021, 2022)
    • 3-Meter (2020)
    • Platform (2020, 2021, 2022)
  • CSCAA Honorable Mention All-American
    • 3-Meter (2021, 2022)
  • First Team All-Big Ten (2020)
  • Second Team All-Big Ten (2021)
  • Co-Big Ten Diver of the Championships (2020)
  • CSCAA First Team Scholar All-American (2020, 2021)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2020, 2021, 2022)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2021, 2022)
  • 2022 U.S. Open Champion – 1m springboard

2021-22 (Junior)

  • Earned first team All-America honors with a fifth-place finish on the 1m and eighth-place on platform at the NCAA Championships
  • Finished seventh on the 1m board at the Big Ten Championship and earned consolation final finishes on the 3m and platform
  • Won the 1m dive (414.45) in the dual vs. Cleveland State
  • Took gold in the 1m springboard at the US Open Championships and silver on platform

2020-21 (Sophomore)

  • Helped the Buckeyes sweep the 3-meter podium at the Big Ten Championships, finishing second with a score of 425.80
  • Also earned a third-place finish in the 1-meter dive and seventh-place result in the platform dive
  • Finished with three All-American honors at the NCAA Championships

2019-20 (Freshman)

  • Had a great freshman season as he was one of the best divers in the Big Ten
  • Post five event victories on the year
  • Started his career by winning the 1-meter dive at Texas A&M
  • Won both the 1-meter and 3-meter competitions vs. Kentucky
  • Took first in the 1-meter dive vs. Michigan
  • Opened his first Big Ten Championship with a second-place finish in the 1-meter dive with a season-best score of 377.75
  • Took third in the 3-meter competition with an NCAA A qualifying mark of 400.40
  • Capped the championship by winning the Big Ten title in the platform with another NCAA A qualifying mark of 451.00

Prior to Ohio State

  • Four year letterwinner at Shaker Heights High School
  • Three-time OHSAA State Champion and Junior National Champion
  • Four-time NISCA All-American (2016-19)
  • 2019 NISCA All-America Champion
  • USA Diving high performance squad team member since 2015


  • Son of Mike and Tina Yost
  • Has four siblings, Derek, Leslie, Aaron and Mia