Steven LoBue
Steven  LoBue


Ewing, N.J.

High School:



Team Captain:
1st year


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Alum Steven LoBue Honored by FINA

World Championships gold medalist named FINA's male high diver of the year


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LoBue Wins 27-Meter Gold at Worlds

Purdue alumnus soars in final two rounds of high diving competition


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2005-06: Voted team co-captain with Steve Miskovetz and selected co-MVP with Giordan Pogioli at season-ending awards banquet ... firmly established himself as the greatest diver in Purdue history after becoming the first Boilermaker to win three All-America titles all at one NCAA Championship ... at the national meet, placed third off the tower (349.60), sixth off the 3-meter (358.40) and seventh off the 1-meter (321.90) ... scored 41 points for the Boilermakers at nationals, which tied him with Texas' Garret Weber-Gale for the 10th highest individual point total at NCAAs ... named Big Ten Co-Diver of the Year with Indiana's Brian Mariano ... set varsity records off the 1- and 3-meter springboards at Big Tens with 351.95 and 377.05 points, respectively ... runner-up finish off the 1-meter earned him a spot on the All-Big Ten second team ... placed 11th off the tower at Big Tens with 290.65 points ... received three Big Ten Diver of the Week certificates during the regular season ... won the 1-meter and platform titles at the NCAA Regional Diving Zone with scores of 693.20 and 718.90, and was third off the 3-meter with 653.30 points ... set varsity record off the platform tower, scoring 414.25 points at the Purdue Invitational ... winner of 14 diving competitions during the regular season ... was victorious off both springboards against Notre Dame and at the Minnnesota/Wisconsin triangular ... won both diving competitions at Indiana, winning the 3-meter with 342.38 points and the platform with 314.40 points.

2004-05: Added name to the varsity record book in the 1-meter (dual and championship) and platform competitions ... broke teammate Clay Davis' record off the 1-meter springboard (dual) with a first-place total of 336.01 points against Indiana ... topped teammate Josh Karshen's platform record with a third-place showing of 547.40 points at the Big Ten Championships ... set new varsity record in the 1-meter (championship) with a runner-up showing of 641.85 points at the Region C Diving Zones, which clinched his debut at the NCAA Championships ... earned Honorable Mention All-American honors at the national championships off the platform, placing 12th with 469.25 points ... in addition to his bronze-medal platform performance at Big Tens, scored fifth-place points off the 3-meter (559.40) and was sixth off the 1-meter (312.95) ... winner of 10 diving titles during the regular season ... was named Big Ten Diver of the Week after winning the platform and 1-meter titles at the Boilermaker Challenge, beating competitors from Virginia, Texas A&M and Florida ... recipient of team's Most Improved award.

2003-04: Established a new varsity record of 354.90 off the three-meter springboard (six dives) against Texas A&M ... old record of 340.45 was set by Mark Virts in 1977 ... started his rookie season with three straight victories off the 3-meter, beating competitors from Iowa, Georgia Tech, Florida Atlantic and the seven-team field at the Indiana Intercollegiates ... LoBue's score of 341.03 at Iowa was 29 points higher than the Hawkeyes' Timo Klami ... in one-meter competition, recorded a season-best score of 310.88 at the Georgia Tech/Florida Atlantic Triangular ... platform champion at the Purdue Invitational, scoring 469.45 points ... competed at the World Cup Diving Trials in the Platform Synchro competition and placed seventh at 432.15.

High School: Graduated from Ewing High School in 2003 ... four-year varsity letterwinner for swimming and diving ... four-time county champion ... three-time state diving champion ... finished runner-up at the state meet as a freshman.

Personal: Given name is Steven LoBue ... born June 17, 1985 ... son of Kevin and Debbie LoBue ... has one brother, Bryon ... teaching major with an emphasis on physical education.


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