The Boilermakers host the four-team Indiana Intercollegiates at the BAC.
Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Athlete: Donald Driver
In His MP3 Player: B.o.B.
Last Concert He Attended: Lupe Fiasco
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Robert Downey, Jr., Olivia Wilde & Michael Bay
Favorite Month of the Year: January
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Chicken
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Favorite Building on Campus: Boilermaker Aquatic Center
Unique Travel Locale: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Slovenia
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Football
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golf
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Daleth Assad, Latin American Literature
Furry Friend: Buster, Brittany Spaniel
2011-12: Cox finished sixth in the consolation final of the platform diving at the Big Ten Championships to account for three team points... also posted his season-high score (322.35) from the platform in the preliminary round of Big Tens... competed from all three boards at the Zone C Championships, highlighted by a 11-place finish in the platform... posted season-best scores from the 1-meter (294.08) at Iowa and the 3-meter at Miami.
Before Purdue: Three-time All-American was a state champion and Wisconsin Division I Diver of the Year as a sophomore and senior at Menomonee Falls High School... state runner-up as a junior... won every event he entered and broke every MFHS school and pool record as a senior... won the state title his senior year with the eighth-highest score in Wisconsin history... also qualified for the state meet as a freshman, finishing eighth... three-year conference and sectional champion... team captain and MVP as a senior... won YMCA national championship titles in the 1-meter, 3-meter (twice) and 10-meter platform... 3-meter finalist at the 2011 Junior Nationals.
Personal: Full name is Nathan Kyle Cox... born in Menomonee Falls, Wis.... son of Gary and Kristin Cox... family also includes brother Danny, who was an All-American diver at Purdue from 2006-07 through 2010-11... majoring in communication.