Erik Juliusson
Erik  Juliusson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Laguna Bech, Calif.

High School:
Laguna Beach

Event:
Backstroke/IM

Birthdate:
12/27/1996

11/17/2017

Records Fall on Day 1 of Purdue Invite

Cifelli and Loschiavo finish 1-2 in 1-meter diving; Hakan moves into top 10 in 500 free

11/04/2017

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

11/02/2017

Iowa Up Next for Final Dual of the Fall

Boilermakers continue to train with eyes on three-day Purdue Invitational (Nov. 16-18)

10/21/2017

Boilermakers Win All 10 Swimming Events

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

02/25/2017

Amaltdinov, Johnson Win Big Ten Titles

Boilermakers claim conference titles in 200 breaststroke, platform diving

2016-17 / AS A SOPHOMORE
• Competed primarily in the 100 butterfly and 200 IM
• Posted season-best times in the 100 back (49.27), 100 fly (48.70), 100 free (45.06) and 200 IM (1:46.89) at the Big Ten Championships
• Ranked among the top five on the team in 2016-17 in the 100 free, 100 fly and 200 IM and continues to be among the all-time top 10 in the 100 back (47.91) and 200 IM (1:46.46)
• Swam on Purdue's 400 free relay team at Big Tens that posted the fourth-fastest time in program history
• Victorious in the 100 IM and 200 free in the dual meet win vs. Michigan State, a meet in which he also posted his season best in the 200 free (1:40.67)
• Won the 100 fly and swam the leadoff leg on the victorious 400 free relay in the dual meet vs. Miami (Ohio)
• Was one of only three Boilermakers to score in four individual events at Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational, accounting for 34 team points
• Scored in the A final of the 200 IM and 100 back as well as the B final of the 100 free and 100 fly
• Swam the leadoff leg on the victorious 200 medley relay at the Indiana Intercollegiates
• Represented Purdue at the U.S. Open Championships in August

2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Jan. 6)
• Competed primarily in the backstroke and butterfly events along with the 200 IM...
• Established a new Purdue freshman record in the 100 back (47.91) at the Big Ten Championships, where he also posted season-best times in the 200 back (1:48.00) and 200 IM (1:46.46)
• 100 back and 200 IM times were team season bests while also ranking fourth and seventh in program history
• Finished third in the C final of both the 100 back and 200 IM at Big Tens to account for 12 team points
• Earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors after accounting for a team-high 56 points at the FIU Sprint Invite, where he posted top-five finishes in the 100 back (1st), 100 IM (1st, 52.52) and 100 free (3rd, 47.42)
• Accounted for 41 team points at the Purdue Invitational by scoring in four individual events, highlighted by third place in the A final of the 200 IM and second in the B final of the 100 back
• Also scored in the 100 fly at the Purdue Invite with a time of 49.51
• Won the 200 IM in the dual meet victory vs. Iowa
• Won his heat of the 200 back at the Purdue Invitational

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Beth Weber at Laguna Beach High School in Southern California
• Four-year team MVP and two-time team captain as an upperclassman
• Career-best times in the 100 back (50.02) and 200 IM (1:50.52) as a junior
• 1:40.68 in the 200 free as a sophomore and 4:37.00 in the 500 free as a freshman
• Also competed for a junior national travel team
• Honor roll student

PERSONAL
• Major: Industrial Design
• Full name is Erik John Juliusson
• Born in Dallas, Texas
• Parents are Mark and Julia Juliusson
• Family also includes younger brother Andrew
• His mother competed in track & field at the University of Maryland and Hunter College

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Vendetta
Favorite Coach: Dan Ross
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Ohio State's McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion
Swimmer He'd Like to Race Against: Ryan Lochte
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: Men's 10m Platform Diving
Favorite Playoff Format: NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament
Unique Skill: Thinking he can dance well
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Joe Rogan
In His MP3 Player: Thundercats
Last Concert He Attended: Smallpools
Musician He'd Love to See Play Purdue: Kenny Loggins
Last Book He Read: The Dark Tower
Favorite Multimedia App: Spotify
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Kevin Bacon, Brie Larson & Andrés Muschietti
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Mad Max
Favorite Sci-Fi Book/Film: It
Favorite TV Show: Stranger Things
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Dessert: Frozen Custard
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Surfing
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Sand Volleyball
Favorite Purdue Building: Pao Hall
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: San Diego
Unique Travel Locale: Maui, Hawaii
Country He'd Like to Visit: Sweden
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Hot Tub
Most Memorable Meet at Purdue: Big Ten Championships (2016)
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Teddy Lu, Industrial Design
Furry Friend: Charlie, Australian Shepard/Labrador Mix

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