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    Lukas Looby
    Lukas Looby
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Warrenville, Ill.

    High School:
    Wheaton Warrenville South

    Event:
    Pole Vault

    Birthdate:
    07/11/1992

    I/O Eligibility:
    SO/SO

    03/31/2012

    Illini Record Lifetime Bests at EIU Big Blue Classic

    Illini wrap up competition at the Big Blue Classic

    AT ILLINOIS

    2012 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Competed at the EIU Big Blue Classic, placing fifth with a personal-best vault of 15-7 (4.75m).

    Indoor: Recorded a personal best at the Illini Classic with a vault of 15-7 (4.75m) ... Placed seventh with 15-1 (4.60m) at the Illini Open ... Participated in four meets.

    2011 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Did not participate

    High School
    Two-time all-state honoree in the pole vault ... Took fourth place in the pole vault at the 2010 Illinois Class 3A state meet ... Finished eighth in the pole vault at the 2009 Illinois Class 3A state meet ... Owns personal-best heights of 15-6 (indoor) and 15-3 (outdoor).

    Personal
    Full name is Lukas M. Looby ... Born July 11, 1992 ... Parents are William and Allison Looby ... Has three brothers, Patrick, Robert, Matthew ... Hobbies include pole vault, slack lining and rock climbing ... His brother Robert most influenced his athletic career becuase "he showed me how much hard work is worth." ... Majoring in kinesiology.

    Looby's Personal Bests

    Outdoor
    Pole Vault: 15-7 (4.75m) - EIU Big Blue Classic (3/30/12)

    Indoor
    Pole Vault: 15-7 (4.75m) - Illini Classic (1/21/12)

    Updated March 2012

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