Joe Plume
Joe Plume
Birth Date: 04/30/1988
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hillsborough, Calif.
High School: Burlingame HS
Position: Freestyle/IM
UC Santa Barbara
Awarded the Robert Webster Team Spirit Award...Placed eighth in the 200 free (1:40.03), eighth in the 200 backstroke (1:53.27), 13th in the 200 IM (1:53.27)... Took second in the 800 free relay, setting a school record time (6:31.07) at the Big West Championships. 2008: Placed fourth in the 200 free (1:39.71), seventh in the 800 free relay (6:40.53), eighth in the 100 IM (1:52.83) and 23rd in the 100 free (48.30) at the Big West Championships. 2007:Finished 17th in the 200 free (1:40.92) and in the 200 IM (1:51.83) at the Big West Championships. High School
Swam for Burlingame and was coached by Chris Culp...Was all-league four years and an All-American one year...Also swam for Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics, coached by Tony Batis. Personal
Joseph Thomas Plume was born April 30, 1988...Parents are Rick and Beth...Has three siblings, Liz, Becca and Liv...Hopes to become a guitar hero...Hobbies include rocking out to epic proportions, shredding on his air guitar and learning to play the real guitar...Favorite sports team is the San Francisco 49ers...Rocks out to Metallica, whose lead guitarist, Kirk Hammett, happens to be his personal hero...Favorite book is "East of Eden"...Favorite aspect of college swimming is the brotherhood amongst teammates.