Grant Lewis
Grant  Lewis


Avon, Ind.

High School:




B1G Title for Johnson, Young also Medals

Medalists set Purdue records; Pellini, Noens now second in team history


Purdue Ready for Big Stage of Big Tens

Amaltdinov, Johnson are defending champions in 200 breast, platform diving


Boilermakers Win Dual at Hawaii

Amaltdinov, Bjelajac both win twice; Juliusson posts season best in 100 fly


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

2016-17 / AS A SOPHOMORE
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
Academic All-Big Ten
CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-America
• Competed primarily in the butterfly and IM events
• Posted season-best times in the 200 fly (1:47.31) as well as the 200 (1:49.45) and 400 IM (3:52.24) at the Big Ten Championships, recording Purdue's team best in the 200 fly
• Qualified for the C final of both the 200 fly and 400 IM at the Big Ten Championships, accounting for 13 team points
• Ranks eighth in program history in the 200 fly and moved into 10th place in the 400 IM
• Won the 200 fly in the dual meet victory vs. Michigan State
• Runner-up in the A final of the 200 fly at Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational, accounting for 18 team points after also scoring in the 400 IM
• Also won the C final of the 200 IM at Va Tech
• Runner-up in the 100 fly (50.97) with a season-best time and also won his heat of the 50 free at the Indiana Intercollegiates

2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Competed primarily in the 200 fly and IM events
• Posted season-best times in the 200 (1:49.83) and 400 IM (3:52.92) as well as the 200 fly (1:47.53) at the Big Ten Championships
• Ranks eighth in program history in the 200 fly and 10th in the 400 IM
• Accounted for 11 points at the Big Ten Championships by winning the C final of the 200 fly and qualifying for the C final of the 400 IM
• Accounted for 21 team points at the Purdue Invitational by finishing fifth in the A final of the 200 fly and second in the B final of the 400 IM
• Won the 200 breaststroke in the dual meet victory vs. Miami (Ohio), the only meet of the season in which he competed in the event
• Swam the 100 breast at the Purdue Invite

• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Jon Karr at Avon High School in suburban Indianapolis
• Two-time all-state, All-American and Scholastic All-American as an upperclassman
• 13-time state champion at the club level
• Helped Avon win a conference title and finish as the state runner-up in 2014
• Also part of four consecutive county and sectional championship teams
• Established new school records three years in a row
• Three-time team mental attitude award recipient was candidate for IHSAA version of the award as a senior
• Team MVP and rookie of the year as a freshman
• Team leadership award recipient as a senior
• Ranked among the top 25 in his class academically

• Major: Industrial Engineering
• Full name is Grant N. Lewis
• Born in Danville, Indiana
• Parents are Nathan and Robin Lewis, both Purdue alumni
• Family also includes older sister Alexandra

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Indianapolis Colts
Favorite Athlete: Pat McAfee
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): IUPUI Natatorium
Diver He'd Like to Compete Against: David Boudia
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 400 Free Relay
Favorite Playoff Format: NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Donald Trump
Unique Skill or Hidden Talent: Reading
In His MP3 Player: Francis Scott Key
Last Concert He Attended: Luke Bryan
Musician He'd Love to See Play Purdue: T-Pain
Last Book He Read: Make Your Bed
Favorite Social Media Platform: Snapchat
Favorite Author: Thomas Jefferson
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Quentin Tarantino
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: The Shallows
Favorite Super-Hero/Sci-Fi Series: Iron Man
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: King Crab Legs
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golf
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Golf
Favorite Purdue Building: Grissom Hall
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Portland
Country He'd Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: The Hot Tub
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: 2016 Big Ten Championships
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: The opportunity for growth
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Joaquín Goñi, Industrial Engineering
Furry Friend: Astro, Rat Terrier


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