Boilermakers set for first of 3 straight home meets over next 3 weekends
Ehrman, Ho featured this week along with a mid-season list of links
Amaltdinov, House, Juliusson and Noens score in four individual events
Purdue women finish 1-2-3 in 200 fly; Amaltdinov sets new pool record
News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Favorite Pro Team: Indianapolis Colts
Favorite Athlete: Aaron Piersol
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): IUPUI Natatorium
Favorite Playoff Format: NCAA Tournament
Swimmer He'd Like to Race Against: Nathan Adrian
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Daisy Ridley
In His MP3 Player: Die Antwood
Last Concert He Attended: Maroon 5
Favorite Author: J.K. Rowling
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: LeBron James, Daisy Ridley & Quentin Tarantino
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Blazing Saddles
Favorite Month: April
Favorite Food: Pears
Favorite Purdue Building: Purdue Memorial Union
Favorite Big City: Indianapolis
Unique Travel Locale: Island of Bonaire
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Running
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: The Water
Furry Friend: Dino, Yellow Labrador
2015-16: Noens competed primarily in the IM and backstroke events, but raced in every stroke at least once during the season... career-best times in the 200 breast (1:58.38), 200 IM (1:47.27) and 400 IM (3:47.63) from the Big Ten Championships all ranked second on the team in 2015-16... in program history, now ranks sixth in the 400 IM and eighth in the 200 breast and 200 IM... rallied to win the B final of the 400 IM at Big Tens, joining Marat Amaltdinov (200 breast champ) as the only Boilermakers to win a finals race at the conference championship meet in 2016... also scored in the 200 breast and 200 IM at Big Tens to account for 33 team points... was one of only five Purdue swimmers to score in three individual events at Big Tens... accounted for 47 team points at the Purdue by scoring in four individual events, qualifying for A finals of the 100 and 200 back, 400 IM... posted season-best times in the 100 (50.00) and 200 back (1:48.61) at the Purdue Invite... won the 400 IM in the dual meet victory vs. Eastern Michigan.
2014-15: Noens was a versatile swimmer over the course of the season and competed in nine different individual events... season-best times in the 100 (49.78, 5th) and 200 back (1:47.75, 4th) as well as the 400 IM (3:50.36, 5th) ranked among the top five on the team in 2014-15... moved into eighth place in program history in the 400 IM with his time at the Big Ten Championships, which allowed to qualify for the B final of the event and account for a team point... recognized as the team's most improved honoree... also had season-best times in the 200 back and 200 IM (1:49.25) at Big Tens... posted his season-best times in the 100 back (49.78) and 100 fly (51.09) at the Minnesota Grand Prix... won the D final of the 200 IM and was the runner-up in the C final of the 200 IM at the Minnesota Grand Prix... also qualified for finals in the 100 (2nd in C final) and 200 back (7th in B final) as well as the 100 fly (D final) in Minneapolis... runner-up in the 200 IM as Purdue's top finisher in the dual meet victory vs. Michigan State... also won his heat of the 100 IM against MSU.
Before Purdue: Four-year letterwinner for coach Tom Burchili at Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis... high school state qualifier... also ran cross country as an underclassman... honor roll student.
Personal: Full name is Adam Todd Noens... born in Riverside, Calif.... parents are Lenny and Tracy Noens... family also includes older sister Christina Noens, who swam at the University of Toledo... uncle Fred Noens is a Purdue alumnus... majoring in Landscape Architecture.