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Corey Bandura
Corey Bandura

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Munster, Ind.

High School:
Munster

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
11/01/1990



02/09/2013

Wins by Tucker, Destro & Mokhtari Highlight Dual Loss to IU

New season-best times posted in 100 & 1000 free, 100 fly & 400 free relay.

02/07/2013

Purdue to Close Out Home Schedule with Rivalry Dual vs. IU

Boilermakers to honor their seven seniors before the meet gets underway at noon.

01/31/2013

Boilers to Compete Together for Final Time at Big Ten Quad

Purdue ready for two-day meet in first trip to Madison since 2010.

11/18/2012

Women Win, Men Place Second as Purdue Invitational Wraps

Boiler men feature 3 of top 4 finishers in platform diving, all qualifying for Zones.

02/09/2012

Purdue Swimmers Return to Columbus for OSU Winter Invite

Two-day meet features morning preliminaries & evening finals.

01/24/2013

Purdue Invitational Two-Day Gallery

More action photos from the Purdue Invitational.

10/26/2012

Purdue Hosts Indiana Intercollegiates

Purdue Swimming & Diving hosts the 2012 Indiana Intercollegiates at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center.

09/14/2012

2012-13 Swimming & Diving Photo Day

The Boilermakers take their team photos.

01/27/2012

Corey Bandura 2011-2012 Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athletes: Michael Jordan & Derrick Rose
Last Concert He Attended: B.o.B. & Kid Cudi
Favorite Month: November
Favorite Holiday: 4th of July
Favorite Food: BBQ
Favorite Purdue Building: Math Building
Unique Travel Locale: Hawaii
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Madagascar
Most Memorable Meet at Purdue: Sprint Fest '09-'10
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golf

2011-12 Photo Gallery | 2012-13 Photo Gallery

2012-13: Bandura competed primarily in the butterfly events... season-best time in the 200 fly (1:51.02) from the dual meet with Indiana ranked fifth fastest on the team in 2012-13... competed in the fly events as well as the 200 IM at the Big Ten Championships, posting season-best times in the 100 fly (50.76) and 200 IM (1:55.32)... scored at the Purdue Invitational by qualifying for the B final of the 200 fly... also raced in the 100 fly, 200 free and 200 IM at the Purdue Invite... helped his 800 free relay team win heat 1 at the Purdue Invitational... was part of the 200 free relay team at the Indiana Intercollegiates that placed third as the top Purdue finisher.

2011-12: Bandura competed in eight different events, racing most frequently in butterfly events... also swam the 50, 100, 200 and 1000 free, 100 back and 200 IM... posted season-best times in the 100 (51.85) and 200 fly (1:53.93) at the Ohio State Invitational, where he also recorded season-best marks in the 100 free (47.27) and 200 IM (1:58.70)... competed in the 100 and 200 fly at the Big Ten Quad... raced in four events (50 and 100 free, 100 and 200 fly) at the Ohio State Winter Invite.

2010-11: Bandura competed in primarily freestyle sprints and the 100 fly as well as relays... posted season-best times in the 50 (21.38) 100 (46.79) free and the 100 fly (51.43) at the Ohio State Winter Invite... helped the 200 free relay team finish second with a time of 1:23.98 at the OSU meet... also competed in the 200 IM in Columbus... posted a season-best time in the 200 free (1:44.23) in a dual meet at Miami (Ohio)... swam the 50 and 100 free, 100 fly and 100 back at the Purdue Invitational... competed in the 100 and 200 free at the Big Ten Quad... swam the 200 fly and 500 free in a home dual meet versus Eastern Michigan.

2009-10: Opened collegiate career with second-place finish 100 freestyle and third-place showing in 50 freestyle at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/10)...also anchored 200 freestyle relay to runner-up finish...won 200 freestyle vs. Miami for first collegiate victory (10/30)... anchored 200 medley relay to victory vs. Notre Dame (11/6)...swam third leg on victorious 800 freestyle relay at Eastern Michigan (11/13) and anchored 200 freestyle relay to victory vs. Ball State (1/15)...also earned runner-up showing in 100 freestyle at Eastern Michigan (11/14)...finished second in only 500 freestyle of season in addition to third-place finish in 50 freestyle vs. Cardinals...season-best times in all four individual events came at Ohio State Winter Invite...began meet with 46.17 clocking in 100 freestyle and 50.64 time in 100 butterfly (2/13)...then added 21.22 swim in 50 freestyle and completed 200 freestyle in 1:41.27 (2/14)...grabbed fifth-place finishes in 100 and 200 freestyles vs. Northwestern (11/7)...finished fifth in first collegiate 100 butterfly vs. Miami.

Before Purdue: Four-year letterwinner...nine-time All-American...earned All-America acclaim in 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay as senior...swam to All-America honors in 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay as junior...All-American in 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay as sophomore...qualified for Junior Nationals final three seasons.

Personal: Full name is Corey Christopher Bandura...born in Munster, Ind....parents are Tim and Kathy Bandura...mother graduated from Purdue...family also includes sister Kaitlin and brother Taylor...majoring in hospitality and tourism management.