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Returning All-Americans

2011-12 Senior Class


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4 – HEAD COACH JOHN KLINGE HEAD DIVING COACH ADAM SOLDATI – 6 8-13 – STAFF ASSISTANTS BOILERMAKER AQUATIC CENTER – 14 16 – AQUATIC CENTER DIVING WELL MACKEY ARENA FACILITIES & SUPPORT STAFF – 18-21 22 – 2011-12 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS P2 S: PROGRAM CORE VALUES – 24 26 – TEAM PICTURE ACADEMIC CLASS PICTURES – 28 30-43 – MEET THE BOILERMAKERS ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE – 44 46 – PURDUE ALL-AMERICANS BIG TEN CHAMPIONS – 48 50 – PROGRAM OLYMPIANS INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION – 52 54 – THIS IS PURDUE UNIVERSITY PURDUE SWIMMING & DIVING | 3


_ 2010 Big Ten Coach of the Year

John Klinge HEAD COACH • 5th Year

_ The Boilers established 16 new school records in 2011-12; A new Purdue record has now been set in every event during Klinge’s tenure _ Led a group of 9 Purdue athletes to the 2011 NCAA Championships _ The Boilermakers set new school records in all 5 relays & 5 individual events at 2011 Big Ten Championships _ 9 Purdue Athletes Earned All-American Honors in 2010 as Boilers hosted NCAA Championships _ The Boilermakers established 17 Program Records at the 2010 Big Ten Championships _ As a CSCAA Scholar All-American Team, Purdue has ranked as high as 4th nationally in Team GPA _ Served 5 seasons as the Assistant & Associate Head Coach for the men’s program at Ohio St.; Led Bozeman HS (Mont.) to 5 State Titles _ Purdue standout swimmer in the Backstroke & Individual Medley _ 1992 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Qualifier; 1991 U.S. Swimming All-American _ Established the P2S Program Core Values _ 1994 Purdue Graduate _ U.S. Marine Corp Veteran

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Adam Soldati HEAD DIVING COACH • 8th Year

_ 3-Time NCAA Men’s National Coach of the Year: 2009, 2010 & 2011

_ Coached David Boudia to an Olympic Gold Medal, 6 NCAA Championships & 3 National Diver of the Year Awards _ Coached at least one Purdue female diver to All-American honors in each of his first 6 years _ One of 3 finalists for USOC’s 2011 National Coach of the Year Award _ Driving Force Behind Purdue Diving’s Selection as a “Center of Excellence” by USA Diving _ 5-Time Big Ten Coach of the Year Men’s: 2006, 2009, 2010 & 2011 • Women’s: 2009 _ Coach of 13 Big Ten Champions _ Coach of 5 Big Ten Divers of the Year _ Coach of 10 U.S. National Champions & 21 International Medialists with USA Diving

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Erica Janssen

ASSISTANT COACH & RECRUITING COORDINATOR • 2nd Year _ Head coach at UW-Milwaukee & an assistant at Maryland before coming to Purdue in summer of 2011 _ Purdue established 16 new program records in her first year as an assistant; 2012-13 recruiting class was rated 11th nationally by CollegeSwimming.com _ 2010 Horizon League Coach of the Year after leading the UWM men to their first conference title in 10 years; UWM women finished as the Horizon League runner-up the same year _ 65 total records were eclipsed 77 different times in her two years at Milwaukee; Coached 13 individual league champions _ At Maryland, she coached ACC champions in the 50 Free and 100 Fly; 200 Free Relay Team placed 8th nationally _ 5-time All-American & 4-time NCAA qualifier at UW-Stevens Point

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Darlene Renie

SUPERVISOR OF OPERATIONS • 15th Year _ As a Purdue assistant coach from 1997-2011, recruited & coached 20 Boilermaker All-Americans _ Currently assists with day-to-day operations of both the men's & women's programs _ Helped build the team that led Purdue to its best-ever Big Ten & NCAA finishes in 2010 _ Coached every current school-record holder through the end of the 2010-11 season _ 1990 Purdue alumnus was the program’s first All-American honoree _ 1989 & 1990 All-American; Finished 5th in the 200 Butterfly at the 1989 NCAAs _ 1988 & 1990 Big Ten Conference Champion in the 200 Butterfly _ Finished her Purdue career as the school record holder in the 100 & 200 Fly & as part of the 800 Free & 400 Medley Relay Teams

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Diving Assistants KIMIKO SOLDATI & LUKE MEADOR

KIMIKO SOLDATI, VOLUNTEER ASST. DIVING COACH _ 2004 Olympic Diver for Team USA _ Won a Silver Medal at the World Cup & Bronze Medal at the Goodwill Games _ 1996 NCAA 1-Meter Champion & NCAA Female Athlete of the Year _ Has worked Big Ten Network Telecasts of Big Ten Championship Meets LUKE MEADOR, DIVING ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR _ Also serves as the head coach of the Boiler Diving Academy sports club _ Founded Indy Area Diving club in Indianapolis _ Served as the Diving coach at Avon High School & Floyd Knobs High School before coming to Purdue _ Competed at Louisville during the 2006-07 season before transerring to Indiana University Southeast where he earned bachelor’s & master’s degrees

Meador

Soldati


The Boilermaker Aquatic Center _ Host of the 2005 & 2010 Women’s NCAA Championships; Host of the 2004 & 2010 Women’s Big Ten Championships _ Host of the 2006 U.S. Open; Host of the 2003 & 2009 Men’s Big Ten Championships _ Host of the 2006 Indiana Long Course Senior State _ Seating for 1,400 spectators _ The Doris Z. Holloway Pool features an 8-lane, 25-yard competition pool for collegiate events that can expand to 50 meters for long course competitions _ A Daktronics scoreboard provides state-of-the-art scoring and allows live video coverage of events


Diving Well

_ Host of the 2002, 2005, 2010 & 2013 NCAA Zone C Diving Championships _ The diving well features 1- and 3-meter springboards as well as platforms at 1, 3, 5, 7 ½ and 10 meters _ 12-person spa on deck _ Dartfish live video playback system that allows divers to watch a replay of their dive seconds after exiting the water _ The dryland practice equipment includes two Trampolines, four diving boards and a tumbling floor that covers 40 feet of the Boilermaker Aquatic Center’s mezzanine level _ Diving-specific scoreboard on the west wall


Mackey Arena Facilities

SPORTS PERFORMANCE

The sports performance program at Purdue aims to provide a world-class training program to the school’s 500 student athletes, spanning 18 sports. With consideration of each sport coaching staff’s desires & the skills required by each sport, the sports performance team seeks to bring about improvement in: • Power Development • Mobility • Strength • Recovery & Regeneration • Movement • Flexibility • Speed

SPORTS MEDICINE & ATHLETIC TRAINING

Purdue Sports Medicine utilizes on-site daily care by the athletic training staff & team physicians, as well as consultants in orthopedics, dentistry, ophthalmology, neurology & other medical specialties in Greater Lafayette & Indianapolis. With the Mackey Project renovation, the athletic training area was expanded to 3 1/2 times its original size. It now includes the latest equipment and methods for: • Cardiovascular Rehab & Training • Hydrotherapy • Exam/Taping Tables • Private Doctor’s Suites

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Support Services & Staff Natasha Brophy Team Manager

The facilities in the Drew & Brittany Brees Student Athlete Academic Center and the academic support services staff are available to help student-athletes reach their academic goals. Student-athletes have acccess to: • Monitored study tables • Individual and group tutoring • A 74-station computer lab • Walk-in tutoring for math, chemistry & physics • Supplemental instruction • Laptop computers for traveling • Note takers

• Class: Senior • Year with Program: 3rd • Major: Psychology • Hometown: La Porte, Ind.

• Conducts neuropsychological evaluations & directs interventions to assist student-athletes in both the academic setting & the application of mental skills in the sports arena

Stephanie Dyer Athletic Trainer

Whitney Sweat Sports Dietitian

Grant Geib Sports Performance

Stefanie Tassaro Team Manager

• Responsible for overseeing & facilitating the healthcare for the student-athletes • Creates & maintains rehabilitation programs for athletes who have undergone surgery

• Responsible for overseeing strength training & conditioning • Creates & maintains programs that focus on injury prevention & proper mechanics Nicole McKinney Associate Director Academic Support Services

With the Mackey Project renovation complete, the entire upper level of Brees Center has been transformed into an academic center consisting of approximately 10,000 square feet with formal & informal studying & tutoring areas & offices for the academic support services staff.

Dr. Adam Shunk Sports Psychology

Clayton Hamilton Team Manager

• Class: Freshman • Year with Program: 1st • Major: Health Sciences • Hometown: Normal, Ill.

• Develops diets • Educates studentathletes on good nutritional habits • Supervises what food is served at training table meals

• Class: Junior • Year with Program: 3rd • Major: Pharmaceutical Sci. • Hometown: Carnegie, Pa.

Cathy Wright-Eger Leadership Advisor • Oversees Boilermaker Athletic Council (SAAC) • Meets with Individuals & Teams about leadership & problem solving • Coordinates community service projects

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2011-12 Highlights

_ Purdue placed 31st at NCAA Championships, with 3 Student-Athletes competing in Auburn

_ The Boilermakers set 16 new program records: 7 individual team marks, 7 freshman bests & 2 relay records

_ Emily Fogle, Lauren Roth & Rhiannon Sheets qualified for the NCAA Championships; Fogle & Roth each made their second career appearances & Sheets qualified as a freshman _ Emily Fogle earns Honorable Mention All-America recognition by advancing to the consolation finals of both breaststroke events at the NCAA Championships, winning the consolation of the 200 Breast

_ New program records: Emily Fogle – 100 & 200 Breast, 200 IM Rhiannon Sheets – 100 & 200 Fly, 4 Freshman Marks Francesca Marr – 400 IM (Program & Freshman Record) Lauren Roth – 500 Free Carly Marshall – 50 Free Freshman Mark Amy Katz – 100 Back Freshman Mark 200 Medley Relay – Katz, Fogle, Vogel & Gustafson 400 Medley Relay – Katz, Fogle, Sheets & Gustafson

_ 12 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Qualifiers: Sarah Boylen Lauren Gustafson Michelle Cabassol Caitlin Hamilton Colleen Drew Ariel Martin Mary Beth Dunnichay Casey Matthews Emily Fogle Erin Mertz Kristen Gilson Lauren Roth

Kristen Gilson & Colleen Drew at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Omaha, Neb.

_ 13 Purdue athletes achieved an NCAA “B” Cut provisional qualifying time or Zone qualifying score

_ CSCAA Scholar All-American Team for 3.40 GPA; 7 individuals earn CSCAA Scholar All-American honors _ 10 Distinguished Big Ten Scholars (3.7+ GPA) _ 20 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees (3.0+ GPA) PURDUE SWIMMING & DIVING | 23


P2S – Program Core Values #1 – UN ITY _ Be More Than a Team. Be a Force. #2 – IN T EG R I TY _ Be Honest. Be Accountable. No Excuses. #3 – L E AD E RSH I P _ Stand Up. Take Charge. Lead By Example. #4 – PA SS I O N _ Thrive On It. Pass It On. #5 – C OMMI TME N T _ 100 Percent Commitment to Excellence.

# 9 – A DA PTA B I L I TY _ Be Flexible – Emotionally, Physically & Mentally.

#6 – R E SP E CT _ Earn It. Give It.

# 1 0 – NOB I L I TY _ Put the Team First.

#7 – D IS C I PLI N E _ Focus on Your Goals. Act Accordingly.

# 1 1 – C ONF I D ENC E _ Starts with Effort. Gained Through Hard Work.

#8 – C OU RAG E _ Take Risks. Own the Race. Hold Nothing Back.

# 1 2 – TOUGHNESS _ Every Minute of Every Day. PURDUE SWIMMING & DIVING | 25


2012-13 Boilermakers

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Meet the Boilermakers

_ Juniors

_ Freshmen

_ Seniors

_ Sophomores PURDUE SWIMMING & DIVING | 29


Meet the Boilermakers BACKSTROKE/BUTTERFLY

_ Senior Nationals qualifier in 100 & 200 Back

JACIE BEAGLE

Freshman • Lead, S.D. • Lead-Deadwood

_ Three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American set multiple state records

DIVING

_ Exercised Olympic Redshirt waiver to focus on training for 2012 Olympic Team Trials

_ Two-time 4A Texas state champion & All-American as high school standout

_ Favorite Athlete: Michael Phelps Another Sport She Enjoys: Snowboarding

_ Qualified for 2008 & 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials

_ Favorite Big City: Denver Country She’d Like to Visit: Italy

_ Country She’d Most Like to Visit: Australia Another Sport She Enjoys: Beach Volleyball

_ 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials qualifier in the 100m Fly

SARAH BOYLEN

Senior • South Bend, Ind. • Marian

BREASTSTROKE

_ Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week after winning 100 Breast at OSU Winter Invite

_ Swam at the University of Utah her first two collegiate seasons

_ Four-year Indiana state qualifier in the 100 Breaststroke, reaching finals as a sophomore

_ All-Mountain West honoree as a freshman after qualifying for A Final of 100 Fly

_ Long & short course Junior Nationals qualifier in high school

_ 100 Fly Indiana state champion at Marian High School

_ Favorite Athlete: Nathan Adrian Favorite Food: King Crab Legs

_ Favorite Outdoor Activity: Boating Unique Travel Locale: Cayman Islands

_ Favorite Big City: San Diego Country She’d Most Like to Visit: Spain

SPRINT FREESTYLE/BUTTERFLY _ Two-time Academic All-Big Ten

_ Competed in six events in 2011-12, qualifying for C Final of 100 Fly at Big Tens _ Swam anchor leg of victorious 400 Free Relay in 2011 dual meet win at Michigan St. _ Three-time All-American and four-time state finalist as prep standout at NHS _ Favorite Athlete: Mia Hamm Favorite Big City: Las Vegas

RS-Freshman • Bedford, Texas • Montgomery

_ 14-time Junior Olympics national champion

_ Won the 100 & 200 Back and 100 Fly at the 2011 Speedo Champions Series

BUTTERFLY

MICHELLE CABASSOL

NORA BROLSMA

Senior • Noblesville, Ind. • Noblesville

SPRINT FREESTYLE/BACKSTROKE _ 2012 Distinguished Big Ten Scholar & Academic All-BIg Ten

ALEX CARMACK

Sophomore • Fishers, Ind. • Fishers

JULIA COMODECA

Junior • New Richmond, Ohio • Anderson

_ Won the 200 Back with a season-best time at the 2012 Ohio State Winter Invite _ Four-time All-American and 100 & 200 Free state finalist at Anderson High School _ Favorite Athlete: Drew Brees Furry Friend: Roxie, Shih Tzu _ Favorite Outdoor Activity: Water Skiing Unique Travel Locale: U.S. Virgin Islands

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Meet the Boilermakers DISTANCE FREESTYLE/BACKSTROKE

_ Finished her prep career as most decorated athlete in WHS & Sonoma County League history

ALLIE DAVIS

Freshman • Santa Rosa, Calif. • Windsor

_ Favorite Author: Jane Austen Furry Friends: Dixie & Shelly

_ Furry Friend: Elvis, Pug Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Baseball

COLLEEN DREW Junior • Carmel, Ind. • Carmel

BREASTSTROKE/INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY

_ Won the Consolation Final of the 200 Breast at 2012 NCAAs to garner All-American Honors

_ Swam on victorious 800 Free Relay team & won B Final of 200 Free at 2012 OSU Invitational

_ Also qualified for 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials & 2011 NCAA Championships

_ 2010 All-State performer was the 500 Free Indiana state champion as a senior

_ Established new Purdue records in 100 & 200 Breast, 200 IM and 200 & 400 Medley Relays

_ Helped Carmel High School win four of its state record 24 consecutive IHSAA state titles

_ Two-time Illinois state champion in 100 Breast; Four-time All-State honoree

_ Country She’d Like to Visit: Switzerland Another Sports She Enjoys: Disc Golf

_ Favorite Author: Jodi Picoult Unique Travel Locale: Martha’s Vineyard, Mass.

_ Exercised Olympic Redshirt waiver to focus on training for 2012 Olympic Team Trials

Junior • Bloomington, Minn. • Jefferson

_ Three-year Minnesota state meet qualifier medaled in the 100 Free as a senior

_ In Her MP3 Player: The Beatles Favorite Meal: BBQ Ribs & Artichoke

DIVING

SAMANTHA FEULNER

_ Established new school records in the 100 & 200 Free as a senior at Thomas Jefferson High

_ As a 12-year-old, won women's division of open water Alcatraz Invitatioal Swim

_ Qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the 200m Back

_ 2012 Academic All-Big Ten _ Twice named Big Ten Swimmer of the Week for sprint freestyle victories at OSU Winter Invite

_ Two-time WHS Female Athlete of the Year & Santa Rosa Press Democrat Swimmer of the Year

DISTANCE FREESTYLE/BACKSTROKE

SPRINT FREESTYLE

MARY BETH DUNNICHAY RS-Freshman • Elwood, Ind. • Elwood

BACKSTROKE/SPRINT FREESTYLE

_ Finished as the runner-up in the C Final of the 100 Back at the Ohio State Invitational

_ 2008 Olympian in synchronized 10-meter diving; Competed in meets in Asia, Australia & Europe

_ Swam the 100 Back in every meet in which she competed in 2011

_ At 15 years old, was youngest member of Team USA at 2008 Olympics

_ Won 12 state medals as a high school standout, including four in 2008 & 2010

_ Two-time USA Diving national champion in synchronized platform

_ Another Sport She Enjoys: Basketball Country She’d Like to Visit: Australia

_ Favorite Meal: Pasta & Broccoli Furry Friend: Eva, Miniature English Bulldog

_ Furry Friends: Backstroke & Clover, Huskies Enjoyed this Professor’s Class: Joe Cher, Math

EMILY FOGLE

Junior • North Barrington, Ill. • Barrington

BRITTANY FOZKOS Junior • Valparaiso, Ind. • Chesterton

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Meet the Boilermakers DISTANCE FREESTYLE/BREASTSTROKE _ Qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the 800m Free

MEGAN GALLAGHER Sophomore • Lafayette, Ind. • McCutcehon

_ Favorite Big City: Boston Furry Friend: Maggie, Australian Shepard

_ Favorite Actor: Gerard Butler Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Water Polo

LEW GERBRANDT Freshman • Butte, Mont. • Butte

SPRINT FREESTYLE

_ Qualified for 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the 50m & 100m Free

_ Won Montana state titles in the 100 & 200 Free, 100 Fly & 200 IM

_ Honorable Mention All-American for helping 400 & 800 Free Relays score at 2011 NCAAs

_ Ranked among Top 10 in the nation for her age group in 100 Fly

_ CSCAA Scholar All-American, Distinguished Big Ten Scholar & Academic All-District

_ Favorite Big City: San Francisco Unique Travel Locale: Peru

_ Swam the anchor leg on four of the five record-setting relays at 2011 Big Tens

_ Furry Friends: Lena & Lev, Cats Favorite Outdoor Activity: Jet Skiing

_ Favorite Big City: Brussels Furry Friend: Maxwell, Bichon Frise

_ 2012 Academic All-Big Ten while redshirting due to injury

Senior • Terre Haute, Ind. • North Vigo

_ Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Soccer Favorite Purdue Building: Wetherill Hall of Chemistry

_ 200 & 500 Free All-American as an upperclassman; four-year team MVP

BREASTSTROKE/INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY

KATIE GUELL

_ Four-time Indiana state qualifier & two-time team MVP as an upperclassman at North Vigo

_ Three-year Indiana state meet qualifier, finishing second in the 500 Free as a senior

_ Three-time BHS Female Swimmer of the Year established new school records each season

_ Two-time Academic All-Big Ten _ Her top times in 1000 & 1650 Free have ranked among Purdue's top five last two seasons

_ Won the mile & accounted for 46 team points at the 2011 Ohio State Invitational

FREESTYLE/BUTTERFLY

DISTANCE FREESTYLE

TRACY GLASER

RS-Sophomore • Montgomery, Texas • Montgomery

BREASTSTROKE/BUTTERFLY/IM

_ In her native Greece, set 11 national records & was awarded key to the city of Aegina

_ Posted Purdue’s top time of 2011 in 400 IM while winning the event at OSU Winter Invite

_ Qualified for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the 100m & 200m Breast, 200m & 400m IM

_ Four-year All-American set six new Montgomerty High School records

_ Has competed in World Cup meets in Moscow & Berlin, placing as high as seventh

_ 4A Texas state champion as a junior in the 100 Breast; swam on Free Relay state champs

_ Favorite Food: Sushi Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Racquetball

_ Favorite Big City: Austin Unique Travel Locals: Anguilla & Italy

_ Unique Travel Locale: Iceland Favorite Purdue Building: Hanger 6 at the Airport

LAUREN GUSTAFSON Senior • Columbus, Ind. • Columbus

LYSI HALKIDES Freshman • Longwood, Fla.

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Meet the Boilermakers DISTANCE FREESTYLE

_ Qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the 400m & 800m Free

CAITLIN HAMILTON

RS-Junior • Normal, Ill. • Normal Community

BREASTSTROKE

_ Her top times in the 100 & 200 Breast both rank among the Top 10 in Prudue history

_ Two-time All-American in the mile was team’s top finisher at NCAAs in 2010 & 2011

_ Won the B Final of the 200 Breast at the 2010 Purdue Invitational

_ Purdue record holder in the 1,000 & 1,650 Free; Also set new freshman marks in both plus 500

_ Four-time Massachusetts state champion, highlighted by 100 Breast victory as a senior

_ Runner-up in the 1,650 Free at 2010 & 2011 Big Ten Championships

_ Favorite Food: Lobster Favorite Actor: Daniel Craig

_ Unique Travel Locale: France Furry Friends: Theo, Malshi & Max, Shetland Sheepdogs

_ Furry Friends: Bailey & Champ, Cats Other Sport She Enjoys: Golf & Lacrosse

BACKSTROKE/INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY

_ Set new Purdue freshman record in 100 Back on opening leg of record-setting 400 Medley Relay

AMY KATZ

Sophomore • Indianapolis, Ind. • North Central

DISTANCE FREESTYLE/IM

_ Helped the ZHS 400 Free Relay team win the Indiana state title as a senior

_ Earned Big Ten Swimmer of the Week honors after winning 100 Back at Indiana Intercollegiates

_ Graduated as the school-record holder in the 500 Free & 400 Free Relay

_ High School All-American as a sophomore in the 100 Back, 200 IM & Relays

_ Won the 500 Free at the 2011 Indiana Senior State meet as part of the Zionsville Swim Club

_ Two-time Indiana State qualifier in the 100 Back & 200 IM, finishing second in 200 IM as a junior

_ Favorite Athlete: Aaron Peirsol Furry Friend: Lucy, Golden Retriever

_ Another Sport She Enjoys: Ice Skating Favorite Foods: Sushi & Cheesy Potatoes

_ Unique Travel Locale: Paris Country She’d Like to Visit: Italy

SPRINT FREESTYLE/BACKSTROKE

_ Earned a spot on the travel squad for Big Tens after making the team as a walk-on in the fall

ANJI LI

Sophomore • Cuernavaca, Mexico • Tec de Monterrey

BREASTSTROKE/INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY _ Broke the Purdue record in the 400 IM that had stood since 2005

_ Won medals in the 50 & 100 Free and 50 & 200 Back at SCM Mexican Nationals

_ Won the C Finals of the 200 Breast & 400 IM at the Big Ten Championships

_ Also medaled in the 50 Free & 50 Back in the Mexican National Olympics

_ Won the 200 Breast in her Purdue debut after joining the team on first day of spring semester

_ Country She’d Like to Visit: Thailand Furry Friends: Orejas & Mich, Dachshunds

_ Represented Great Britain in the Breaststroke events at the European Junior Championships

_ Favorite Cuisine: Italian Sports She Also Enjoys: Biking & Handball

_ Other Sports She Enjoys: Rugby & Waterskiing Favorite Purdue Building: Lawson Computer Science

ELLESSE LUNDE

Senior • Scituate, Mass. • Notre Dame Academy

LIZZY LYON

Freshman • Zionsville, Ind. • Zionsville

FRANCESCA MARR

Sophomore • London, England • Haydon

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Meet the Boilermakers SPRINT FREESTYLE

_ Eclipsed the Purdue freshman record in the 50 Free at the Big Ten Championships

CARLY MARSHALL Sophomore • Carmel, Ind. • Carmel

SPRINT FREESTYLE

_ Swam on all three of Purdue's freestyle relay teams at 2012 Big Ten Championships

_ Three-year Indiana state qualifier won the 50 free as a senior at Carmel High School

_ Arkansas transfer established a new school record in the 100 Free at 2011 SEC Championships

_ Helped five Carmel relay teams win state titles, including a 200 Medley public HS record-time

_ Set new Hamilton Southeastern records in 50, 100 & 200 Free as 16-time All-American honoree

_ Favorite Food: Chicken Pot Pie Another Sport She Enjoys: Ultimate Frisbee

_ Indiana state champion in the 100 Free as a sophomore also won relay state titles

_ Unique Travel Locale: Venice Country She’d Like to Visit: Ibiza, Spain

_ Furry Friend: Daisy, Golden Retriever Favorite Outdoor Activities: Camping & Tanning

DIVING

_ 2010 3-Meter All-American following fifth-place finish at NCAA Championships

CASEY MATTHEWS

RS-Junior • Getzville, N.Y. • Williamsville North

DIVING

_ Placed third in the platform competition at the 2012 Big Ten Championsips

_ Two-time 1-Meter Honorable Mention All-American for advancing at NCAAs

_ Qualified for Zone C Championships on all three boards each of the last two seasons

_ U.S. Olympic Team Trials qualifier with fourth place finish at 2009 USA Diving Winter Nationals

_ Two-time Academic All-Big Ten

_ Two-time Academic All-Big Ten

_ Two-time Indiana state meet qualifier at VHS, finishing second as a senior in 2009

_ Favorite Athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo Favorite Outdoor Activity: Snowboarding

_ Unique Travel Locale: Marco Island, Fla. Favorite Outdoor Activity: Beach Volleyball

BREASTSTROKE/BUTTERFLY

_ Her 100 Fly time at the 2011 Big Tens was tops on the team during her sophomore season _ Season-best times in 100 & 200 Breast, 200 Fly and 100 Free also were among Purdue top five _ Set a Purdue freshman record in the 100 Breast at 2010 Big Tens _ 2011 CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-American & Academic All-Big Ten _ Unique Travel Locale: St. Malo, France Furry Friend: Pete, Vizsla

EMILY McILRATH

Senior • Crawfordsville, Ind. • North Montgomery

FREESTYLE

_ Established new GHS records in the 100 Breast, 200 IM & 200 Medley Relay

CARLY MERCER

Junior • Fishers, Ind. • Hamilton Southeastern

MADDIE MISKULIN

RS-Junior • Valparaiso, Ind. • Valparaiso

MADISON MONTEIRO Freshman • Hurst, Texas • Grapevine

_ TSISCA All-State in the 100 Breast & 200 IM _ Helped her GHS team win a Texas University Interscholastic League & Region 5-5A titles _ Favorite Athlete: Rebecca Soni Favorite Outdoor Activity: Long Walks on the Beach _ Unique Travel Locale: Rio de Janiero Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Cricket

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Meet the Boilermakers SPRINT FREESTYLE

_ 2011 NCAA Championships qualifier, competing with the 200 Free Relay team

LAUREN NICHOLS

Senior • Birmingham, Mich. • Seaholm

BREASTSTROKE/INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY _ 2012 Academic All-Big Ten

_ Two-time Academic All-Big Ten

_ Three-time All-American qualified for the Indiana state meet all four years

_ Won a pair of Michigan state titles in both the 50 & 100 Free, setting new state records in the process

_ State qualifier in the 50 & 100 Free, 100 Breast and 200 IM; finished third in 100 Breast in 2009

_ Favorite Big City: Austin Country She’d Like to Visit: Portugal

_ Unique Travel Locale: Costa Rica Enjoyed this Professor’s Class: Mark Dziak, English

_ Established three new national records for her age group in her native Slovenia

NIKA CARLINA PETRIC

Freshman • Kranj, Slovenia • Gimnazija Kranj

FREESTYLE/BACKSTROKE

_ Two-time Distinguished Big Ten Scholar & Academic All-Big Ten

_ European Juniors champion; also competed in World & European Championships

_ Competed in all four of her events at the 2011 Ohio State Invitational, post season-best times in each

_ Her brother Jan Karel swims for the Purdue men's team

_ One of seven Purdue student-athletes with a perfect 4.0 GPA during the 2011-12 school year

_ Favorite Big City: Prague Country She’d Like to Visit: Australia

_ Illinois state meet qualifer in 200 Free; also competed at YMCA Long & Short Course Nationals

_ Furry Friend: Pak, Dalmatian Favorite Actor: Denzel Washington

_ Unique Travel Locale: Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico Other Sports She Enjoys: Skiing & Tubing

BREASTSTROKE

_ 2011 Academic All-Big Ten _ Swept the 100 & 200 Breast at the 2011 OSU Winter Invite & won the 200 again in 2012 _ Four-year Indiana state meet qualifier at Fishers High School _ Twice finished second in 200 Breast at senior state while swimming with FAST club team _ Countries She’d Like to Visit: Italy & Greece Other Sports She Enjoys: Golf & Wakeboarding

Junior • Veedersburg, Ind. • Crawfordsville

_ C Final qualifier in the 100 Breast at Big Tens; Scored with B Final finishes at OSU Invitational

_ Helped establish new school-record time in 2010 & 2011

DISTANCE FREESTYLE

MISSY ROBINSON

MEGAN ROACH Senior • Fishers, Ind. • Fishers

FREESTYLE/BACKSTROKE

_ Four-year California state meet qualifier in the 100 Back at ANHS

ELLIE ROEING

Senior • Wheaton, Ill. • Glenbard West

STEPHANIE SCHLOBOHM

Freshman • Laguna Niguel, Calif. • Aliso Niguel

_ Four-year High School All-American also excels in the 100 & 200 Free and 200 IM _ Qualified for USA Senior Nationals in the 100 & 200 Back with her Aquazot Swim Club _ Favorite Athlete: Carmelita Jeter Last Concert She Attended: Foo Fighters _ Favorite Holiday: Mardi Gras Other Sports She Enjoys: Beach Volleyball & Surfing

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Meet the Boilermakers BUTTERFLY/FREESTYLE

_ 2012 NCAA Championships qualifier in the 200 Free & 200 Fly

RHIANNON SHEETS Sophomore • Carmel, Ind. • Carmel

DIVING

_ Qualified for Zones from all three boards & placed 3rd in 3-meter consolation final at Big Tens

_ Set 6 new records, 2 program & 4 freshman, in Free & Fly events as Second Team All-Big Ten

_ Three-year Ohio state meet qualifier finished as the state runner-up as a senior

_ Three-time All-State honoree helped Carmel HS win four of its 25 consecutive IHSAA titles

_ Broke the ECHS six-dive list record nine times; Also established a new 11-dive list record

_ Four-year Indiana state meet qualifier won 200 Free as a senior & was part of five relay winners

_ Favorite Big City: Seattle Unique Travel Locale: Sydney

_ Unique Travel Locale: Greece Furry Friend: Linus, Miniature Dachshund

_ Favorite Author: Jodi Picoult Enjoyed This Professor’s Class: Mary Pilotte, Engineering

FREESTYLE/BUTTERFLY

_ Competed in seven different events in 2011-12, placing 3rd in the C Final of 100 Fly at Big Tens

ALEX TODD

Sophomore • Centennial, Colo. • Regis Jesuit

FREESTYLE/BUTTERFLY

_ Swam the butterfly leg on the record-setting 200 Medley Relay team at Big Tens

_ Nine-time All-American won Colorado state titles as a sophomore & senior

_ Three-year Indiana state qualifier won conference titles in the 50 Free, 100 Back & 100 Fly

_ Helped lead Regis to state title while earning All-State honors for second time as a senior

_ Junior & Senior National qualifier in the 50 Free & 100 Fly with Boilermaker Aquatics club team

_ Favorite Athlete: Jenny Thompson Another Sport She Enjoys: Skiing

_ Runner-up in the 100 Fly at the Indiana senior state meet

_ Unique Travel Locale: Jamaica Furry Friend: Zadie, Yellow Lab

_ Favorite Big City: San Diego Favorite Director: Tim Burton

DISTANCE FREESTYLE/INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY _ Scored team points in the distance freestyle events at Big Tens & Ohio State Invitational

MacKENZIE TWEARDY Sophomore • Grafton, Ohio • Elyria Catholic

KYLIE VOGEL

Sophomore • Monticello, Ind. • Twin Lakes

COURTNEY TUMBUSH Senior • Chagrin Falls, Ohio • Hawken

_ Ranks among the fastest in program history in the 1000 & 1650 Free _ Two-time Academic All-Big Ten; 2012 Distinguished Big Ten Scholar _ In Her MP3 Player: Guster Favorite Author: Lisa Scottoline _ Favorite Big City: Indianapolis Unique Travel Locale: Bangkok, Thailand

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Hang Time With the Boilers _ Trip to the Pumpkin Patch

_ Football Games

_ Fun in the Sun _ Ohio State Winter Invite

_ U.S. Olympic Team Trials

_ 1980s Costume Party PURDUE SWIMMING & DIVING | 45


Hang Time With the Boilers _ Dual Meet Win at Miami

_ Volunteering at Humane Shelter

_ Watching Boudia Win Gold _ Providing Swim Instruction to ROTC _ Breaststroke 4 Hope Swim-A-Thon

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Hang Time With the Boilers _ 1980s Costume Contest

_ Home Football at Ross-Ade Stadium _ Dual Meet Win at Miami

_ Cancer Challenge Run

_ Capture the Flag & Paintball

_ Poolside at the Aquatic Center

_ Hayride to the Pumpkin Patch PURDUE SWIMMING & DIVING | 49


Academic Excellence Purdue has earned 333 Academic All-Big Ten awards, which is the third-highest total in the conference. The Boilermakers’ team GPA in 2011-12 was once again among the highest at the NCAA Division I level, earning a CSCAA All-Academic Team Award. Purdue ranked as high as fourth nationally in 2008-09. The Boilermakers have averaged 12 Academic All-Big Ten members per season since the first awards came to Purdue following the 1986-87 campaign. Purdue has had 10 or more names on the Academic All-Big Ten team in every season but one since 1994-95.

– RECENT ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICANS –

– 2011-12 PURDUE ACADEMIC HONOREES – ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Lauren Roth CSCAA Scholar All-American 3.5+ GPA & an NCAAs Qualifier Lauren Roth

Christine Inman 2010 Academic All-American

Kimbre Vogel 2007 Academic All-American

Emily Wetzel 2009 Academic All-American

CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention 3.5+ GPA with an NCAA B Cut Kristen Gilson Lauren Gustafson Amy Katz Francesca Marr Carly Marshall Courtney Tumbush

Distinguished Big Ten Scholars 3.7+ GPA Sara Bogert (4.0 GPA) Julia Comodeca Kristen Gilson Lauren Gustafson Amy Gutwein Christina Jacobs Ellie Roeing (4.0 GPA) Lauren Roth (4.0 GPA) Courtney Tumbush Jenna York Academic All-Big Ten Sophomore & Above with 3.0+ GPA Sara Bogert Caitlin Hamilton Nora Brolsma Christina Jacobs Julia Comodeca Emily McIlrath Sarah Dunleavy Maddie Miskulin Samantha Feulner Lauren Nichols Kristen Gilson Missy Robinson Tracy Glaser Ellie Roeing Katie Guell Lauren Roth Lauren Gustafson Courtney Tumbush Amy Gutwein Jenna York

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All-Americans Purdue swimmers and divers have combined to bring 69 All-America honors back to West Lafayette, 52 of which have come in the last 13 years. The awards have been earned by 21 different individuals and 15 relay teams.

Lisa Butler Lisa Dolansky Emily Fogle Caitlin Hamilton Leah Henninger Lauren Gustafson Lindsay Lange 5-Time All-American 5-Time All-American 3-Time All-American 2-Time All-American 2010 All-American 2011 All-American 8-Time All-American 2010 & ‘11 Relays 2001-03 Relays Breast & Relays 2010 & ‘11 Freestyle 400 & 800 Free Relays 400 & 800 Free Relays Breast & Relays

Ariel Martin 5-Time All-American 2010 & ‘11 Relays Ariel Martin Casey Matthews Carrie McCambridge Erin Mertz Amanda Miller Lauren Roth Allie Smith 5-Time All-American 3-Time All-American 7-Time All-American 4-Time All-American 5-Time All-American 2010 All-American 3-Time All-American 2010 & ‘11 Relays 2009 & ‘10 Diving 2004-06 Diving 2010 & ‘11 Diving 2006 & ‘07 Diving 400 & 800 Free Relays Back & Relays PURDUE SWIMMING & DIVING | 53


Big Ten Champions Purdue has claimed 19 Big Ten event titles that have been won by 11 athletes and two relay teams. The Boilermakers have had conference champions in the 200 butterfly, 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, 200 individual medley, 400 individual medley, 200 medley relay and all three diving events.

Kara Cook 2008 Platform Diving Big Ten Champion

Kim Fritsch 1993 & 1994 200 Butterfly Big Ten Champion

OTHER PURDUE BIG TEN CHAMPIONS 1977 & 1978: 200 Medley Relay Team Maureen Fahey, Jayne Kremer, Mary Street & Sherry Weeks 1980: Sally Johnson – 200 & 400 Individual Medley 1981: Jill Board – 200 Breaststroke 1991: Susan Wolfle – 400 Individual Medley

Ashley Karnes 2009 1-Meter Diving Big Ten Champion

Darlene Warta 1988 & 1990 200 Butterfly Big Ten Champion

OTHER PURDUE BIG TEN CHAMPIONS 2003: Lindsay Lange – 100 Breaststroke 2004: Carrie McCambridge – 1-Meter, 3-Meter & Platform Diving 2006: Carlene Takaki – 200 Butterfly 2006: Carrie McCambridge – Platform Diving 2009: Emily Wetzel – Platform Diving PURDUE SWIMMING & DIVING | 55


Purdue Olympians

The Boilermakers have sent four athletes and two coaches to four Olympic Games. Purdue qualified two athletes for the 1948 Olympics in London and 2000 Olympics in Sydney. Current redshirt-freshman diver Mary Beth Dunnichay also represented Team USA at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing before enrolling at Purdue. Head diving coach Adam Soldati was part of the official USA Diving coaching staff at the 2012 Olympics in London, helping former Boilermaker David Boudia win two medals, including the gold in the men’s 10-meter platform.

Gynogyver Lakos Hungary 2000 Sydney Olympics

Theekshana Ratnasekera Sri Lanka 2000 Sydney Olympics

Penny Pence USA 1948 London Olympics

Jeanne Wilson USA 1948 London Olympics

Dick Papenguth USA 1952 Helsinki Olympics

Adam Soldati USA 2012 London Olympics

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International Competition In addition to the Olympics, Purdue was recently represented on the international stage at the 2009 World University Games. Following the completion of the 2008-09 season, Kara Cook and Ashley Karnes were selected to don the Red, White and Blue of Team USA. Karnes came home with a bronze medal courtesy of her third-place finish in 1-meter diving, while Cook earned a fifth-place finish in the synchronized platform competition.

Kara Cook, USA 2009 University Games 5th Place Synchronized Platform Diving

Ashley Karnes, USA 2009 University Games Bronze Medalist 1-Meter Diving PURDUE SWIMMING & DIVING | 59


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Timothy D. Sands

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I AM A BOILERMAKER STUDENT-ATHLETE. It is an honor and a privilege to represent the Purdue University athletic FAMILY. The tradition of strong academics and athletics will carry on through me.

I AM A BOILERMAKER STUDENT-ATHLETE. I dedicate myself to compete for Purdue University with all the Pride and Spirit I possess.

I AM A BOILERMAKER STUDENT-ATHLETE. I strive to excel in the classroom as well as on the field.

I AM A BOILERMAKER STUDENT-ATHLETE. I believe in Purdue University, therefore I will conduct myself in a manner that reflects well on Purdue, my community, my teammates and myself.

I AM A BOILERMAKER STUDENT-ATHLETE. I know no limitations and aim to succeed in all realms of my life.

I AM A BOILERMAKER STUDENT-ATHLETE. I represent my school, bleeding black and gold, through my blood, sweat and tears.

I AM A BOILERMAKER STUDENT-ATHLETE. I will never let my school or team down. I will never falter. I will never fail.

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2012-13 Purdue Women's Swim-Dive Media Guide