Eddy Zawatski
Eddy  Zawatski

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Larksville, Pa.

High School:
Wyoming Valley West

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
04/17/1997

10/21/2017

Boilermakers Win All 10 Swimming Events

Noens, Juliusson and Zawatski lead the way at annual Indiana Intercollegiates

10/20/2017

Purdue Wins 20 Events in Home Sweep

Johnson soars in springboard sweep; Amaltdinov and Meitz impress with B Cuts

10/16/2017

Swim-Dive Set to Open Home Schedules

Boilermakers host accomplished South Carolina for co-ed dual Thursday

02/25/2017

Boilermakers Win 3 B Finals at Big Tens

Johnson flawless on his final dive of 3-meter final, earning six 10s

02/23/2017

Purdue Opens Big Tens with Relay Record

Brooks, Ehrman help Boilermakers eclipse 800 free relay record for 2nd time

2016-17 / AS A SOPHOMORE
• Competed primarily in the freestyle sprints
• Posted season-best times in the 50 (20.29) and 100 free (45.29) as well as the 100 back (50.13) at the Big Ten Championships
• Swam on Purdue's 200 free and 200 medley relays at Big Tens, helping both teams post all-time top 10 marks in program history
• Scored as the runner-up in the B final of the 50 free at Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational
• Also was the runner-up in the C final of the 100 free at Va Tech
• Swept the freestyle sprints in the dual meet win vs. Miami (Ohio)
• Victorious in the 50 free and contributed to both relay winners in the dual meet vs. Michigan State
• Also won the 50 free at the Indiana Intercollegiates

2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN
U.S. Olympic Team Trials Qualifier (50 Free)
• Competed primarily in the freestyle sprints and 100 back
• Posted season-best times in the 50 (20.30) and 100 free (44.70) at the Big Ten Championships
• Also swam on Purdue's 400 free relay team at Big Tens that recorded the fifth-fastest time in program history
• Season-best time in the 100 back (51.00) was at the Purdue Invitational
• Accounted for eight team points at the Purdue Invitational buy finishing fifth in the B finals of both freestyle sprints
• Swam the anchor freestyle leg on the victorious 200 medley relay team at the Indiana Intercollegiates
• Won his heat of the 100 free at the Big Ten Championships and the 100 back at the Purdue Invitational

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year swimming and water polo letterwinner for coach Frank Tribendis at Wyoming Valley West High School in Plymouth, Pennsylvania
• Four-year NISCA All-American and Pennsylvania state qualifier
• Three-year USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and state medalist
• Established new district records in the 50 and 100 free as a senior
• Four-time district and regional champion each of his upperclassman years
• Four-time all-state honoree as a senior
• Ranked among the top 10 in his age group each of his first three years of high school
• First team all-conference and honorable mention all-state as a junior in water polo
• Helped his swim team win a conference title as a senior and a district title as a freshman
• Four-year high honors student in the classroom
• National Honor Society
• WVW spirt stick winner

PERSONAL
• Major: English Education
• Full name is Edward John Zawatski III
• Born in Kingston, Pennsylvania
• Parents are Edward, Jr. and Billie Jo Zawatski
• Family also includes younger brothers Josh and Jared
• Both of his parents played collegiate volleyball, his father at East Stroudsburg University and Luzerne Community College and his mother at Wilkes University

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: USA Men's Swimming Team
Favorite Athlete: Brendan Hansen
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Northside Aquatic Center, San Antonio, TX
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 400m Free Relay
Swimmer He'd Like to Race: Anthony Erwin
Favorite Marquee Event: The Olympics
Would Like to Have Dinner With: My family
Your Unique Skill or Hidden Talent: Playing the Guitar
In His MP3 Player: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Last Concert He Attended: Simple Plan
Band He'd Love to See Play Purdue: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Favorite Multimedia App: Netflix
Last Book He Read: Out of my Mind
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jessica Alba & Christopher Nolan
Favorite Movies to Watch on Team Bus: Cool Runnings or The Miracle
Favorite Super-Heroes: The Power Rangers
Favorite Online Series: Marvel's Daredevil, The Ranch, Rick and Morty
Favorite Month: April
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Baby Back Ribs
Favorite Dessert: Cookies & Cream Ice Cream
Favorite Purdue Building: Beering Hall
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: Irvine, California
Unique Travel Locale: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Country He'd Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Ultimate Frisbee
Other Sports He Enjoys Playing: Ultimate Frisbee
Favorite Thing About the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center: The Hot Tub
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: First college meet
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: Getting to represent this beautiful school
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Samuel Dunn, English
Animal Friend: Lucas, Goldfish

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