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Steve Waithe
Steve  Waithe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Parkville, Md.

Last College:
Shippensburg

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
SR


06/16/2015

Three Nittany Lions Receive First Team All-America Honors

Darrell Hill, Brannon Kidder and Steve Waithe named First Team All-Americans

06/12/2015

Nittany Lion Men Post Highest Finish Since 1966

The Penn State track & field team tied for 10th with 17 points

05/30/2015

Nittany Lions Qualify Eight to Eugene

Four more Nittany Lions advance to the NCAA Championships

05/21/2015

Track & Field Qualifies 26 for NCAA East Preliminary Round

NCAA East Preliminary Round takes place May 28-30 at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.

05/17/2015

Nittany Lion Men Win Three Titles Sunday

The Penn State men's track & field team finished fifth at the Big Ten Championships

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On the National Stage... || 2015 Outdoor ||
Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims in the triple jump … Punched his ticket to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with his ninth-place finish in the triple jump (51-4.5) … Tallied a wind-aided personal-best mark of 53-4.25 on his first attempt to place eighth and repeat as a first team All-American || 2014 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims in the triple jump ... Advanced to the 2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships with his fourth-place finish in the triple jump (52-8.25) at the NCAA East Prelims ... Named a first team All-American with his fifth-place finish (52-11.50), which is the second-highest finish in school history (Warren Rockwell, 2nd -1966) ... His mark of 52-11.50 is a lifetime-best and ranks fourth all-time at Penn State || 2014 Indoor || Garnered first team All-America honors with his sixth-place finish in the triple jump (51-10.50), which is also the highest finish in school history

At the Big Ten Championships... || 2015 Outdoor || Tallied runner-up honors in the triple jump with his wind-aided mark of 52-8.25 … Placed eighth in the long jump with a wind-aided distance of 23-9 … Second team All-Big Ten || 2015 Indoor || Posted a third-place finish in the triple jump with a distance of 52-0 … Placed 15th in the long jump with a mark of 22-11.75 || 2014 Outdoor || Won the triple jump (52-0) and placed fourth in the long jump (24-0.25) ... First team All-Big Ten || 2014 Indoor || Recorded a season-best mark of 23-5.25 in the long jump to place eighth ... Took second-place in the triple jump (51-7.25) as he was out-jumped by a 1/2 inch on the final attempt by Iowa's Babatunde Amosu ... Second team All-Big Ten

In the Field... || 2015 Outdoor || Recorded a first-place finish in the triple jump at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with his wind-aided mark of 51-7.25 … Placed eighth in the triple jump at the Penn Relays with his jump of 50-6.75 || 2015 Indoor || Finished first in the triple jump at the Nittany Lion Challenge with his leap of 52-1 … Tallied a season-best mark of 52-1.25 in the triple jump en route to a second-place finish at the Penn State Tune-Up || 2014 Outdoor || Only competed in the long jump and triple jump ... Won six events during the outdoor season ... Opened the 2014 outdoor season with a first-place finish in the triple jump (49-11.75) and claimed a fourth-place finish in the long jump (23-1.25) at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... Took the triple jump title at the Penn Relays with a winded-aided mark of 53-2.75 ... Named the Big Ten Men's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week (April 16) || 2014 Indoor || Only competed in the long jump and triple jump ... Won three events during the indoor season ... Tied the second-best triple jump mark in school history (52-6) en route to a first-place finish at the SPIRE NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Invitational ... Named the Big Ten Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week (Feb. 17)

Before Penn State... || Shippensburg University || Came to Penn State with two years of NCAA success under his belt, including a trio of All-America efforts at the Division II level ... Was a perfect four-for-four in conference triple jump title while competing in the PSAC ... Also competed at the IAAF World Junior Championships in 2012 ... Set school records in both the indoor and outdoor triple jumps, including a leap of 51-6.50 (15.71) during the outdoor season in 2012 ... Owns a lifetime-best triple jump of 52-1.75 (15.89) || High School || Attended Loch Raven High School, where he was the Maryland State Champion in the triple jump as a prep || Personal || Son of Ann Marie and Steve Waithe ... Birthday is January 7, 1993

Waithe's Personal Bests:

Event Indoor Outdoor
Long Jump 23-5.25 (7.14) 24-0.25 (7.32)
Triple Jump 52-6 (16.00) 53-4.25 (16.26)w
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