Austin

Lober

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Still Rings, Parallel Bars, Horizontal Bar
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 158
Year: Junior
Hometown: Albuquerque, N.M.
High School: Albuquerque High School
Other College: Illinois
Club: Gold Cup Gymnastics
Club Coach: Ed Burch

Bio

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Honors & Awards

  • NCAA Team Finals Competitor
    • 2018 (Rings)
  • NCAA Team Qualifiers Competitor
    • 2018 (Rings)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall: 2017; Spring: 2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018, 2019)

Career Bests

  • Still Rings - 14.15 (at Rocky Mountain Open, 1/13/18)
  • Parallel Bars - 13.40 (at Rocky Mountain Open, 1/13/18)
  • High Bar - 12.70 (vs. Ohio State, Jan. 20, 2018)

2019 (Junior)

Austin Lober competed six times on the Still Rings for the 2019 season. Lober was a letterwinner for the 2018-2019 season. 

Lober made an impact in the classroom earning Academic All-Big Ten honors for the third time and was selected for the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team for his contributions to the Lincoln community. 

2019 Season Highs

  • Still Rings - 13.85 (vs. Illinois/Oklahoma, February 2, 2019)

2018 (Sophomore)
Austin Lober competed five times on still rings and twice on parallel bars and high bars in his second season with the Huskers. Lober posted a 12.766 at the NCAA Championships, helping the Huskers to its best national team finish (fifth) since 1999.

Lober continued making a difference outside the gym as an Academic All-Big Ten honoree and member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2018. He also was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall semester.

2018 Season Highs

  • Still Rings - 14.15 (at Rocky Mountain Open, 1/13/18)
  • Parallel Bars - 13.40 (at Rocky Mountain Open, 1/13/18)
  • High Bar - 12.70 (vs. Ohio State, Jan. 20, 2018)

2017 (Freshman)
Lober joined the team in the middle of the 2017 season as a walk-on for the Huskers, after transferring from Illinois. He spent most of the season working on skills and adjusting to the new environment at Nebraska, but did appear once on still rings. He notched a score of 13.55 vs. Minnesota March on March 25.


Outside of the gym, Lober made an immediate impact, earning Academic All-Big Ten Honors in 2017 and earning a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2017. 

2017 Season Highs

  • Still Rings - 13.55 (vs. Minnesota, March 25, 2017)

Before Nebraska
Lober signed with Illinois in November 2014, but never competed with the Illini as he decided to transfer prior to the start of the 2015 season.


Lober competed for Gold Cup Gymnastics under Head Coach Ed Burch. In 2015, he placed 18th in the all-around at the Junior Olympic Championships. He also placed second in the all-around at the 2015 BlackJack Championship with a score of 81.00. Lober is a seven-time Junior National Team qualifier and was also a member of the 2009 USA Future Star National Team.

Personal
Austin is the son of Rusty and Sherry Lober. He has one sister, Ashley. Austin was born on Sept, 27. 1996, in Albuquerque, N.M. He chose Nebraska over California, Air Force and Michigan. Austin is an accounting major and a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection. He is also a two-time member
of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

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