Luke Dobben
Luke Dobben
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Flossmoor, Ill.
High School: Homewood-Flossmoor
Events: FR/FL
B/T: FR/FL

PERSONAL BESTS

Event Time Meet Date
50 Freestyle22.69SLU9/27/2013
100 Freestyle 48.01 Midwest Invitational 2/22/2013
200 Freestyle
1:40.84 UAA Championships 2/15/2014
500 Freestyle
4:27.41 UAA Championships 2/15/2014
1,000 Freestyle
9:20.98 NCAA Championships 3/22/2014
1,650 Freestyle
15:28.03 NCAA Championships 3/23/2013
100 Butterfly 51.67 Principia 1/17/2014
200 Butterfly 1:50.16 UAA Championships 2/14/2014
200 Individual Medley 1:56.20 Midwest Invitational 2/22/2013

 

2013-14: Earned All-America honors in the 1,650 free for the second year in a row with a sixth-place finish (15:29.40) ... Also swam a season-best time of 9:20.98 in the 1,000 free during the race ... Added All-America honorable mention honors in the 500 free (13th, 4:29.99) and as a member of the 800-free relay that placed 15th (6:49.01) ... Also finished 18th in the 200 butterfly (1:50.29) and the 400-free relay (3:04.47) at the NCAA Championships ... Earned all-UAA honors in three events, inlcuding winning the 500 freestyle for the third year in a row ... Also swam to all-UAA recognition with runner-up finishes in the 1,650 free and 200 butterfly ... Named the UAA Athlete of the Week twice (Sept. 30, Dec. 9).

2012-13: Swam to All-America honors with a third-place finish in the 1,650 freestyle at the NCAA Championships, breaking the school record with a time of 15:28.03 ... Also broke his own 1,000 freestyle record (9:21.31) during his 1,650 swim at nationals ... Finished 24th in the 200 butterfly with a season-best time of 1:50.75, and also finished 33rd in the 500 freestyle at the NCAA Championships ... Repeated as the UAA champion in the 500 freestyle with a pool-record and B-cut time of 4:30.01 ... Set a school record in the 1,000 freestyle (9:27.01) on his way to a runner-up finish and A-cut (15:39.31) in the 1,650 free at the UAA Championships ... Also led off the third-place 800-free relay to earn all-UAA honors with a B-cut time of 6:51.66 ... Added a sixth-place finish in the 200 butterfly at the UAA Championships ... Also posted B-cuts in the 200 free (1:41.12) and 200 butterfly (1:51.15) at the UAA Championships ... Selected as the UAA Men's Swimming Athlete of the Week Jan. 14.

2011-12: Named the UAA Rookie of the Year after earning all-UAA honors in four events ... Raced to the UAA title in the 500 freestyle ... Finished as the runner-up in the 1,650 freestyle and placed third in the 200 butterfly at the UAA Championships, while also earning a runner-up finish in the 800 freestyle relay ... Bettered the previous school record in the 1,000 freestyle (9:34.42) during the 1,650 freestyle final at the UAA Championships ... Competed in the 500 freestyle (34th), 1,650 freestyle (20th), and 200 butterfly (18th) at the NCAA Division III Championships ... Received the 2011-12 Stanley Lopata Rookie of the Year Award from the W Club.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity letterwinner in swimming and water polo at Homewood-Flossmoor High School ... Three-year swimming team captain ... School-record time of 4:41 in the 500 freestyle ... Two-time swim team MVP ... Two-time all-conference honoree ... Competed at four sectionals and two state championships ... National Honor Society member ... A/B Honor Roll ... Scholastic Pin winner.

PERSONAL: Majoring in mechanical engineering ... Son of Brian and Sharon Dobben.