Steve Roof
Steve Roof


Canton, Ohio

High School:
Central Catholic




2003-04: Stepped in and immediately contributed to the Seminoles' line-up...Scored valuable points with three top-16 finishes at his first ACC Championships (Feb. 25-28)...Ninth-place swim of 4:26.62 in the 500 freestyle made the NCAA "B" cut list...Finished one spot back in the 200 butterfly where his careerbest time of 1:50.57 places him just outside the top ten...Took 12th in the 1,650 freestyle with a mark of 15:44.01...Member of the 800 freestyle relay that finished third...Produced his first NCAA consideration time at the Texas A&M Fall Invitational (Nov. 21-23)...Posted four top-six finishes at the meet, including a fourth-place a career-best 4:26.62 that ranks third in school history...Aggie Invite also saw him produce a personal-best 15:35.44 in the 1,650 free that places him seventh in FSU history...Swam his best 1,000 free time of the year (9:20.54) in a third-place finish against Alabama (Jan. 23)...Notched five victories during the dual meet portion of the schedule with 21 top three finishes. Failed to finish in the top three on only three occasions...Accolades in the classroom including ACC Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: State champion his junior year in the 500-yard freestyle...Came back the next year to finish second in the 200 and 500 free...Senior national qualifier in the 1,000 free... Named Stark County Swimmer of the Year (2001-03) by the Canton Repository...Holds multiple Central Catholic pool records...Four-year MVP...Top times include: 200 free (1:40.10), 500 fee (4:28.10), 100 free (9:15.00), 200 butterfly (1:52.50) and 200 individual medley (1:55.00)...High school and club coach Sam Sieple swam at Florida State.

PERSONAL: Born August 22, 1984...Majoring in Biological Sciences...Son of Terry and Pam Roof.

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