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Gage Barry
Gage Barry

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chesterton, Ind.

High School:
Chesterton

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
10/17/1987

Experience:
3L



2009-10: Voted team captain along with Andre Koop, Kyle Mitrione and Sam Wilcher.

2008-09: Swam second leg on 400 freestyle relay that moved to third on Purdue's all-time performance list with 2:57.01 clocking vs. Indiana (2/7)...clocked season-best time of 20.96 in 50 freestyle at Big Ten Championships (2/26)...swam season-best 1:38.84 time in 200 freestyle at Big Ten Championships (2/27)...recorded season-best 45.26 clocking in 100 freestyle at Big Ten Championships (2/28)...swam second leg on victorious 400 freestyle relay and anchored third-place 400 medley relay vs. Miami (10/31)...also finished third in 200 freestyle with 1:46.01 time and in 100 freestyle with 47.27 clocking...finished third in 100 freestyle with 47.94 time and fourth in 200 freestyle with 1:44.99 clocking at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/18)...also anchored fourth-place 200 freestyle relay...anchored fourth-place 400 freestyle relay at Art Adamson Invitational (11/23)...led off second-place 200 freestyle relay and finished ninth in 100 freestyle with 46.99 time in Big Ten Duals at Minnesota (1/30)...also swam second leg on sixth-place 400 freestyle relay and finished seventh in 200 freestyle after touching wall in 1:42.81 (1/31)...finished second in 200 freestyle with then-season-best effort of 1:38.90 and fifth in 100 freestyle after touching wall in 45.50 vs. Indiana (2/7)

2007-08: Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Named to the Coach's Honor Roll ... competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 50, 100 and 200 free ... posted season-best times at Big Tens in all three events: 21.43 in the 50, 46.03 in the 100 and 1:40.79 in the 200 ... finished third with a time of 48.25 in the 100 free against Iowa.

2006-07: Named to the Coach's Honor Roll in the fall of 2006 and spring of 2007 ... competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 50, 100 and 200 free ... scored 19 points at the Indiana Intercollegiates, which included a fifth-place finish in the 100 free ... runner-up in the 100 free at the Boiler-Make-It ... scored a point vs. Michigan State in the 200 fly, placing fifth.

High School: Graduated from Chesterton High School in 2006 ... four-year varsity letterwinner ... helped lead team to four-consecutive conference and sectional championships and a third-place finish at states in 2006 ... left holding program records with the 200 and 400 free relay ... two-time MVP ... three-time All-American ... at 2006 state meet, placed seventh in the 50 free and fifth in the 100 free ... team captain ... four-year scholar athlete ... received Most Improved Freshman award.

Personal: Given name is Gage Grayson Barry ... born Oct. 17, 1987 ... son of Drew and Susan Barry ... has an older brother Seth, who swam at Auburn University ... majoring in computer graphics techonology.