Former Boilermaker wins his fourth career medal at World Championships
2008-09: All-American from platform...honorable mention All-American from 1-meter...Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award...Academic All-Big Ten...moved to second on Purdue's all-time performance lists in 1-meter, 3-meter and platform...recorded 1-meter score of 389.95 while placing third at Big Ten Championships (2/26)...3-meter score of 430.75 came during afternoon session before fourth-place finish at Big Ten Championships (2/27)...platform score of 458.75 was achieved while finishing third at Big Ten Championships (2/28)...totaled 390.75 points while earning eighth-place finish off platform at NCAA Championships (3/28)...finished 10th in 1-meter after scoring 374.35 points at NCAA Championships (3/26)...scored 350.20 in 3-meter at national championships (3/27)...won platform and synchronized platform titles at Speedo USA Diving Spring National Championships...scored 424.05 to take platform title and 395.28 with partner Sean Moore to claim synchronized crown (4/26)...duo also finished third in synchronized 3-meter after scoring 349.68 (4/25)...finished third in 1-meter with 357.95 score (4/22)...teamed with Moore to win bronze in synchronized platform at FISU World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia (7/10)...also finished sixth in 1-meter after scoring 342.90 (7/7)...won 1-meter at NCAA Zone C Diving Championships (3/13)...also finished sixth from 3-meter (3/14) and second off platform (3/15)...won 1-meter with 351.05 points and finished third in 3-meter with 341.95 score vs. Miami (10/31)...won 3-meter with 380.10 points and finished second with 323.25 score in 1-meter at Northwestern (11/7)...finished second in platform with 371.00 points at Art Adamson Invitational (11/23)... recorded then-season-best score of 360.40 in 1-meter preliminaries at Ohio State Diving Invitational (12/5)...also finished fifth in 3-meter with then-season-best score of 385.75 (12/6)...finished second from 3-meter with then-season-best score of 400.88 at Michigan State (1/17)...finished second off 1-meter with 353.05 points and third in 3-meter with 341.00 score in Big Ten Duals at Minnesota (1/30)...also finished third off platform after scoring 361.10 points (1/31)...finished second off platform with 405.45 points and third from 3-meter after scoring 350.77 vs. Indiana (2/7)
2007-08: All-American honoree on 1-meter ... Honorable Mention All-America honoree on platform ... earned Semester Honors, Coach's Honor Roll and Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... named Team MVP ... scored a varsity record totals of 453.65 on the platform and 363.85 on 1-meter at the NCAA Championships to earn All-America status ... finished the Big Ten Championships fifth on platform, second on 3-meter and third on 1-meter ... won eight events throughout the season, including six times on 1-meter and two on 3-meter ... season-bests include 423.15 on 3-meter ... placed second on 3-meter versus Wisconsin and Minnesota.
High School: Graduated from St. John's Jesuit in 2007 ... four-year varsity letterwinner ... All-American ... East Junior national champion ... state champion as a senior ... all-Ohio and all-district honoree ... ran cross country as a sophomore and freshman ... received class honors all four years and posted a grade-point average above a 4.0 ... recipient of the school's outstanding freshman student award.
Personal: Given name is David Michael Colturi ... born April 30, 1989 ... son of Thomas and Denise Colturi ... has three older siblings: Amy, Julie and Jason ... majoring in pre-med.