Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Bears
Favorite Coach: Dan Ross
In His MP3 Player: Jack Johnson
Last Concert He Attended: Citizen Cope
Favorite Actor & Film Role: Leonardo DiCaprio in Inception
Favorite Animated Character: The Minions of Despicable Me
Favorite Month: January
Favorite Food: Burgers
Favorite Purdue Building: Rawls Hall
Favorite Big City: Munich
Unique Travel Locale: Grand Caymen
Most Memorable at Purdue: 2009 Big Ten Championships
Furry Friend: Cocoa, Miniature Schnauzer
2010-11: Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Dean competed in primarily breaststroke events but also swam the 200 IM at the Purdue Invitational and Big Ten Quad... closed out his career on a high note, posting season-best times in the 100 (57.76) and 200 breast (2:03.48) in the dual meet with Indiana, his final competition of the year... both breaststroke times ranked third on the team in 2010-11... his 200 IM (1:54.90) time at the Purdue Invitational was fifth best on the team... finished second in the C final in the 200 IM at the Purdue Invite... in the breaststroke events at the Purdue Invite, placed third in the B final of the 200 and fourth in the B final of the 100... swam the 100 and 200 breast and 200 IM at the Big Ten Quad... won the team's R.O. Papenguth sportsmanship award.
2009-10: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award...Academic All-Big Ten...won 200 IM and swam second leg on victorious 400 medley relay vs. Miami (10/30)...opened season with three straight runner-up finishes in 200 breaststroke...took second vs. Notre Dame (11/6), vs. Northwestern (11/7) and at Eastern Michigan (11/14)...also finished second in 200 breaststroke and swam second leg on victorious 400 medley relay vs. Ball State (1/15)...finished third in 100 breaststroke and 200 IM and led off third-place 200 freestyle relay at season-opening Indiana Intercollegiates (10/10)...took third in 200 IM and swam second leg on third-place 200 medley relay at Eastern Michigan (11/13)...also anchored third-place 400 freestyle relay and fourth-place 200 freestyle relay at Eagles (11/14)...clocked season-best times in 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 200 IM that ranked fifth on team in each event at Big Ten Championships...finished 100 breaststroke in 57.48 (2/26)...completed 200 breaststroke in 2:05.82 (2/27)...stopped 200 IM clock in 1:53.08 (2/25)
2008-09: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award...Academic All-Big Ten...recorded season-best time of 4:11.05 in 400 IM at Boiler-Make-It Last Chance (3/1)...won 200 breaststroke in 2:08.95 vs. Indianapolis (11/21)...also finished second in 100 breaststroke with 59.85 time and in 200 IM with 1:58.73 clocking and swam second leg on runner-up 200 medley relay...touched wall in personal-best 57.15 in 100 breaststroke, recorded personal-best time of 2:05.41 in 200 breaststroke and clocked personal-best 1:54.69 in 200 IM vs. Indiana (2/7)...finished fourth in 100 breaststroke in 1:00.19 and sixth in 200 IM with 2:00.63 time at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/18)...placed third in 200 breaststroke with 2:10.84 time and fourth in 100 breaststroke with 1:00.30 clocking vs. Miami (10/31)...also swam third leg on third-place 400 freestyle relay and swam second leg on fifth-place 400 medley relay...finished fifth in 200 breaststroke after touching wall in 2:10.69 at Northwestern (11/7)...finished fourth in 200 breaststroke after stopping clock in 2:10.17 and fifth in 100 backstroke with 1:00.56 time at Notre Dame (11/8)...finished sixth in 200 IM with 2:01.03 time and seventh in 100 breaststroke in 1:01.37 at Purdue Challenge (11/14)...also finished fifth in 200 breaststroke with 2:10.69 time (11/15)...finished seventh in 200 IM with 2:00.14 time and eighth in 100 breaststroke with 1:00.24 clocking in triple dual at Florida Atlantic (1/10)
2007-08: Earned Dean's List, Semester Honors, Coach's Honor Roll and Athletic Director's Honor Roll recognition ... competed in 100 and 200 breast ... touching the wall in 1:00.03 against Minnesota and Wisconsin for a season-best time ... finished first in the 100 breast with a time of 1:00.10 against Miami ... posted a season-best time versus Minnesota and Wisconsin in 200 breast at 2:08.94.
High School: Graduated with honors from Carmel High School in 2007 ... four-year varsity letterwinner ... All-American and team captain as a senior ... three-time sectional team qualifier ... two-time state team qualifier ... placed fifth on medley relay and 12th in 100 breaststroke at 2007 state meet ... scholastic All-American and member of National Honor Society ... placed among the top 25 in his class three consecutive years ... member of Carmel's state championship team and nationally ranked No. 1 team as a freshman ... national team and junior national qualifier with the Carmel Swim Club.
Personal: Given name is Scott Joseph Dean ... born Jan. 17, 1989 ... son of Kenneth and Cindie Dean ... has an older brother, Brian, who currently attends Purdue ... majoring in biology.