Brandon Loschiavo
Brandon  Loschiavo

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Huntington Beach, Calif.

High School:
Huntington Beach

Event:
Diving

Birthdate:
05/31/1997

10/13/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

07/21/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

07/17/2017

Johnson & Loschiavo Place 6th Together

Purdue duo represents Team USA well in its first international competition

07/14/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

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07/12/2017

4 Divers Set for World Championships

Johnson only member of Team USA to compete from springboard and tower

Team USA Bio

2016-17 / AS A FRESHMAN
All-America (Platform)
Honorable Mention All-America (3-Meter)
USA Diving National Champion (Synchronized 10-Meter)
World Championships Qualifier (Synchronized 10-Meter)
NCAA Championships Qualifier (All 3 Diving Events)
Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Dec. 23)
• Qualified for the NCAA Championships in all three diving events
• Finished 4th on platform at NCAAs after winning bronze in the event at Big Tens
• Teamed with Steele Johnson to win the 10-meter synchro title at the USA Diving Synchronized National Championships in April, his first career senior title on the national circuit
• Finished sixth with Johnson in 10-meter synchro in his debut at the FINA World Championships
• Also finished sixth on 1-meter and won the consolation final of 3-meter at Big Tens to account for 71 points, ranking second on the team
• Already ranks among the top five in program history in all three diving events
• Season-best score of 467.45 on platform was at NCAAs
• Season bests on 1-meter (398.30) and 3-meter (450.75) were at Big Tens
• Clinched his NCAAs bid with a fifth-place finish on 3-meter at Zones and also qualified via a fourth-place finish on platform and sixth-place finish on 1-meter
• Highlighted by a sixth-place finish on 1-meter was a finalist in both springboard events at the USA Diving Winter Nationals, helping Purdue win the team scoring title
• Also took third on platform at USA Diving's World Championships Trials in May
• Victorious on 3-meter in the season-opening dual vs. Miami (Ohio)

BEFORE PURDUE
• Loschiavo excelled at the youth and national levels while growing up in Southern California
• Finished as the runner-up in 10-meter and synchronized 10-meter at the 2014 USA Diving Winter Nationals
• Multiple-time Junior Nationals finalist
• Victorious in individual and synchronized 10-meter finals at USA Diving Zone meets in 2014
• Won from the platform at 2015 Rose Bowl Diving Invitational
• Competed in 2015 FINA Diving Grand Prix meet in Leon, Mexico
• Victorious on platform and runner-up on 3-meter in the 16-18 age group at the Greg Louganis Southern California Invitational
• Won the 2011 and 2012 AAU 3-meter national titles as a 14- and 15-year-old while competing for the McCormick Divers club
• Also won titles at meets like the Chris Vonk Memorial Invitational, Crown Valley Divers Invitational, Lee Brennan Memorial Invitational and Glenn McCormick Memorial Invitational

PERSONAL
• Major: Mass Communications
• Full name is Brandon John Loschiavo
• Born in Huntington Beach, California
• Parents are Steven and Laura Loschiavo
• Family also includes older siblings Michael and Amy
• Michael ran track at Cal Poly and Amy ran track at Chapman University

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: LA Lakers
Favorite Coach: Adam Soldati
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Ohio State
Diver He'd Like to Compete Against: David Boudia
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: Women's 1m
Favorite Marquee Event: Olympics
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Johnny Depp
Your Unique Skill or Hidden Talent: Beat Boxing
In His MP3 Player: Tame Impala
Last Concert He Attended: Odezza
Musician He'd Love to See Play Purdue: Chance the Rapper
Last Book He Read: The Alchemist
Favorite Multimedia App: Spotify
Favorite Actor: Tom Hardy
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Step Brothers
Favorite Super-Hero: The Flash
TV Show He Can't Stop Watching How I Met Your Mother
Favorite Month: May
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Camping
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Tennis
Favorite Purdue Building: Beering Hall
Favorite Big City: Los Angeles
Unique Travel Locale: Budapest
Country He'd Like to Visit: Germany
Favorite Thing About the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center: The Platform
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: Seeing the Pool
Furry Friend: Patches, Beagle

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