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Colin Mothersead
Colin  Mothersead

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Avon, Ind.

High School:
Avon

Event:
Breaststroke

Birthdate:
05/18/1995



02/22/2015

New Team Season Bests in 100 & 500 Free Posted at Michigan

Coaching staff will select top two performers at Michigan meet for Big Tens travel roster.

11/19/2014

Boilers Close Out the Fall with Return to Minnesota Grand Prix

Purdue to compete against the Gophers & other notable members of USA Swimming community.

02/22/2014

Purdue Results at Michigan First Chance Meet

Curtiss (100 back) & Quinlan (100 breast) post Boilers' top finishes on day one.

02/20/2014

Eight Boilers to Represent Purdue Men at Michigan First Chance

Purdue's top performer this weekend to earn final spot on travel roster for Big Tens.

11/15/2013

Blanco & Dias Post Nation's Top Times So Far on Day One

Boilermakers had nation's top times in three events at the end of the day on Thursday.

02/24/2014

Big Ten Triple Duals

Big Ten Triple Duals at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center

12/02/2013

Men's Swimming & Diving hosts Notre Dame

The Boilermakers host Notre Dame for dual meet action.

11/06/2013

Indiana Intercollegiates Mega Gallery

More photos from home opening meet

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: German Table Tennis
Favorite Athlete: Eric Meyer
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): IUPUI
Swimmer He'd Like to Race Against: Kosuke Kitajima
In His MP3 Player: Panic at the Disco
Favorite Author: J.K. Rowling
Favorite Actor & Actress: Leonardo DiCaprio & Mila Kunis
Favorite Month: May
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Dessert: Cookies & Cream Ice Cream
Favorite Purdue Building: Electrical Engineering
Favorite Big City: New York
Unique Travel Locale: Cozumel, Mexico
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Biking & Hiking
Another Sport He Enjoys: Triathlons
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: The Warm Pool
Most Memorable Road Trip at Purdue: Hawaii Winter Training Trip in 2013-14
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Dimitrios Peroulis, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Furry Friend: Scampers, Yorkie/Poodle Mix

2013-14: Mothersead competed primarily in the breaststroke events... posted season-best times in the 100 (56.75) and 200 breast (2:04.44) as well as the 50 free (22.66) at the Michigan First Chance meet... competed in the 100 (57.97) and 200 breast (2:09.22) along with the 100 fly (55.96) at the Minnesota Grand Prix... raced in the 100 and 200 breast in five different meets.

Before Purdue: Mothersead was a four-year letter-winner for coach at Avon High School in suburban Indianapolis... qualified for the Indiana state meet in the 100 breaststroke in each of his upperclassman seasons... broke the school record the 100 breast each year... team captain as a senior helped lead Avon to county and sectional championship titles as an upperclassman... qualified for the 2013 Junior Nationals and medaled at Indiana Senior State several times... part of the varsity cross country team as a sophomore.

Personal: Full name is Colin Arthur Mothersead... born in Indianapolis... parents are Garrett and Kerith Mothersead... his father is a University of Minnesota alumnus and works as racecar engineer; mother is the cross country coach at Avon Middle School... family also includes younger siblings Cameron and Kelsie... majoring in engineering.