Eddy Zawatski
Eddy  Zawatski


Larksville, Pa.

High School:
Wyoming Valley West




Boilermakers Split Dual with Hawkeyes

Purdue men finish 1-2-3 in 1-meter, 200 IM to surge in front, but Iowa takes final relay


Boilermakers Win All 10 Swimming Events

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


Purdue Wins 20 Events in Home Sweep

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


Swim-Dive Set to Open Home Schedules

Boilermakers host accomplished South Carolina for co-ed dual Thursday


Boilermakers Win 3 B Finals at Big Tens

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

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

• 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

• 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
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 400 Free Relay
Swimmer He'd Like to Race: Anthony Erwin
Favorite Marquee Event: The Olympics
Would Like to Have Dinner With: His 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 Meet 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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