Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


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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