Boilermakers set to compete among the nation's best at LCM meet in San Antonio
Tucker & Davis impress at TYR Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions in California.
Seniors lead Purdue to fourth-place finish at Big Tens; 10 Boilers qualify for NCAAs.
Boilermakers finish fourth to match their best-ever showing at the conference championships.
Four Boilermakers score in 3-meter diving and 400 IM.
Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Indianapolis Colts
Favorite Athlete: Aaron Piersol
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): IUPUI
Swimmer He'd Like to Race Against: Nathan Adrian
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: LeBron James
In His MP3 Player: Lady Gaga
Last Concert He Attended: Maroon 5
Favorite Author: J.K. Rowling
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Will Smith, Jessica Alba & Steven Spielberg
Favorite Month: May
Favorite Food: Pears
Favorite Purdue Building: Purdue Memorial Union
Favorite Big City: Detroit
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
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... undecided on a major as of the fall of 2014.