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Jacob Robinson
Jacob Robinson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Fishers, Ind.

High School:
Hamilton Southeastern

Event:
Freestyle/Backstroke

Birthdate:
11/12/1992



04/12/2013

Season Recap: 6 Boilers Earn H.M. All-America Recognition

Tucker breaks 100 free relay at Big Tens, competes in 5 events at national championship meet.

03/27/2013

Boilermakers Earn 47 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Awards

Purdue has at least 45 athletes on the winter academic conference list for five straight years.

11/18/2012

Fogle Breaks 100 Breaststroke Mark, Women Take Team Lead

Blanco & Rogers win A finals on day two of Purdue Invitational.

11/18/2012

Women Win, Men Place Second as Purdue Invitational Wraps

Boiler men feature 3 of top 4 finishers in platform diving, all qualifying for Zones.

11/16/2012

Top Team Scores Tight After Opening Night of Purdue Invite

Boilermakers feature four of the top five finishers in 1-meter diving.

09/09/2013

Jacob Robinson 2012-2013 Photo Gallery

Jacob Robinson 2012-2013 Photo Gallery

01/24/2013

Purdue Invitational Two-Day Gallery

More action photos from the Purdue Invitational.

10/26/2012

Purdue Hosts Indiana Intercollegiates

Purdue Swimming & Diving hosts the 2012 Indiana Intercollegiates at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center.

11/10/2011

Purdue Swim-Dive Hosts Indiana Intercollegiates

The Boilermakers host the four-team Indiana Intercollegiates at the BAC.

11/03/2011

2011 Black & Gold Intrasquad

Purdue opens its new season with the Black & Gold Intrasquad

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Reggie Miller
Favorite Author: Gary Paulsen
Favorite Actor & Director: Wayne Knight & Steven Spielberg
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Homemade Pizza
Favorite Big City: New York City
Unique Travel Locale: Canada
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking
Favorite Purdue Building: Lily Hall of Life Sciences
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Furry Friend: Remington, Black Lab
Other Hobbies: Gaming

2012-2013 Photo Gallery

2011-12 Photo Gallery

2012-13: Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Robinson competed primarily in the backstroke events and the 200 IM... season-best times in the 100 (50.39, 5th) and 200 back (1:49.64, 4th) and 200 IM (1:53.07, 5th) from the Big Ten Championships ranked among the top five on the team in 2012-13... was among the travel party for the Michigan State-Michigan road trip, posting season-best times in the 100 (59.58) and 200 breast (2:10.86) at MSU... his 100 breast time was fifth best on the team in 2012-13... won the C final of the 100 breast and the D final of the 200 IM at the Purdue Invitational... also accounted for four team points at the Purdue Invite by placing sixth in the B final of the 100 back and eighth in the B final of the 200 back... won heat 3 of the 100 breast at the season-opening Indiana Intercollegiates.

2011-12: Robinson competed in six different events, racing primarily in the 100 and 200 backstroke... season-best times in the 100 (50.70, 5th) and 200 back (1:50.83, 4th) from the Ohio State Winter Invite both ranked among the top five on the team in 2011-12... qualified for the C final of the 200 back at the Ohio State Invitational... also swam the 100 back, 100 fly and 200 IM (1:55.12) at the Ohio State Invitational... swam the 100 and 200 breast (2:15.18) in the dual meet win against Miami.

Before Purdue: Four-year varsity letter-winner and three-year Indiana state qualifier at Hamilton Southeastern High School in Fishers, Ind.... helped his 200 free relay team win the state title as a sophomore... placed seventh at state individually in the 100 backstroke as a senior... also swam on state-qualifying relays as junior (400 free) and senior (200 free and 200 medley)... Hamilton Southeastern Newcomer of the Year as a freshman... National Honor Society... member of the academy of finance and student athletic council... D.A.R.E role model and set a good example award winner.

Personal: Full name is Jacob Stephen Robinson... born in Indianapolis... son of Eric and Cheryl Robinson, both of whom are Purdue alumni... family also includes older brother Drew, who swam collegiately at the University of Kentucky... his father swam for the Purdue in the 1980s... his grandfather Dale Robinson and uncles Charlie and Tim Dupin are also Purdue alumni... majoring in management with a career ambition of pursuing a career in business.