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Ruben Lechuga
Ruben Lechuga
Diving

Ruben Lechuga

Diving

Height 5-11
Major Mechanical Engineering
Hometown Tijuana, Mexico
Last School Technologico de Monterrey
Year Sophomore
Ruben Lechuga

Biography

2019-20 (Freshman): Qualified for Zones on all three boards, making finals on the 3-meter … His 1-meter score of 386.50 at the Georgia Tech Invitational ranks second in program history, just two points shy of the school record … 3-meter score of 383.93 against Tennessee sits seventh on the program’s all-time list, and his platform score of 254.30 at the ACC Championships ranks eighth in Jackets’ history … Took second on the 1-meter (342.50) at ACCs … Won gold on the 1-meter at the Georgia Tech Invitational (386.50) and against Tennessee (358.13) … Won silver on the 1-meter against Auburn (321.23), South Carolina (311.55) and on the 3-meter against Tennessee (383.93) South Carolina (383.43), Florida State (380.55) and Auburn (375.38) … Earned top-5 finishes on the 3-meter board at the Georgia Tech Invitational (354.20) and on the 1-meter against Florida State (307.80).

High School: The 1-meter National Champion in 2019 … Placed third in the 3-meter as well … Finished fifth in the 3-meter at the 2019 Junior Pan Am games … In 2018, finished second in the 3-meter and third in the 1-meter … Placed third on the 3-meter in 2016 and 2017 … Also finished second at Nationals in the 1-meter in 2015 … Placed second at Nationals on the 1-meter in 2014.

Personal: Sister is currently a diver at San Diego State … Has one younger sister … Intends to major in mechanical engineering.

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