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Colin Mothersead
Colin Mothersead

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Avon, Ind.

High School:
Avon

Event:
Breaststroke

Birthdate:
05/18/1995



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: 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 and cream ice cream
Favorite Purdue Building: Electrical Engineering
Favorite Big City: New York City
Unique Travel Locale: Cozumel, Mexico
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Biking/Hiking
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Triathlon
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: The warm pool
Most Memorable Meet at Purdue: Hawaii trip last year
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Dimitrios Peroulis, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Furry Friend: Scampers Yorkie/Poodle

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.