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Jamie Bissett
Jamie Bissett

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ottawa, Ontario

High School:
Sir Robert Borden

Event:
Diving

Birthdate:
12/18/1993



03/30/2014

Dias & Cox Earn All-America Honors on Final Day of NCAAs

Boilermakers finish 27th among the 48 scoring teams at the national championship meet.

03/29/2014

Rogers & Bissett Earn 3-Meter All-America Honors

Purdue to enter final day of action at NCAAs in 24th place among 41 scoring teams.

03/25/2014

Ten Boilermakers to Represent Purdue Men at NCAAs in Austin

Purdue to have entries in as many as 12 events; four diving qualifiers are most at the meet.

03/15/2014

Cox, Mokhtari & Tweardy Qualify for NCAAs to Cap Big Week

Purdue claims seven of the 17 NCAAs bids available in Zone C.

03/14/2014

Cabassol & Rogers Qualify for NCAAs on Day Two of Zones

Sophomores advance for second year in a row, join Bissett & Matthews at NCAAs.

02/24/2014

Big Ten Triple Duals

Big Ten Triple Duals at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center

12/02/2013

Men's Swimming & Diving hosts Notre Dame

The Boilermakers host Notre Dame for dual meet action.

11/06/2013

Indiana Intercollegiates Mega Gallery

More photos from home opening meet

09/05/2013

Jamie Bissett Photo Gallery 2012-13

Jamie Bissett Photo Gallery 2012-13

11/15/2012

Purdue vs Miami (Ohio) Dual Meet

The Boilermakers host Miami (Ohio) for a season-opening dual meet at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Coach: Adam Soldati
In His MP3 Player: Lana Del Rey
Favorite Actor & Actress: Daniel Craig & Jennifer Lawrence
Favorite Month of the Year: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Peanut Butter
Favorite Building on Campus: The Union
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Veracruz, Mexico
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: France
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Volleyball
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: Watching Casey Matthews win 2013 national title
Furry Friend: Fidel, Chihuahua

2011-12 Photo Gallery | 2012-13 Photo Gallery

2012-13: Honorable Mention All-America (Platform Diving)... NCAA Championships Qualifier (Diving)... CSCAA Scholar All-America... Academic All-District 5... Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Bissett competed in all three diving events throughout the season... placed fourth in the consolation final (13th overall) of platform diving to earn Honorable Mention All-America honors and account for five team points at the national championship meet... placed third in 3-meter diving at the NCAA Zone C Championships to earn a berth in the NCAA Championships... accounted for 34 team points, tied for the most on the team, at the Big Ten Championships by scoring in all three diving events... at Big Tens, placed third in the championship final of platform, eight in the championship final of 3-meter and second in the consolation final of 1-meter... had the team's season-best scores from the 1-meter (370.50) and platform (423.80)... moved into fifth place in 1-meter and platform and sixth place in 3-meter (392.50) among the all-time Top 10 in program history... swept the springboard diving events at the Big Ten Triple Duals... accounted for 50 team points at the Purdue Invitational by placing in the top three of all three diving events, finishing as the runner-up in the 1-meter and platform as well as third in 3-meter... swept the springboard diving events in the dual meet win at Northwestern... won the 3-meter at Notre Dame.

2011-12: Big Ten Diver and Freshman of the Week (Jan. 17)... Bissett accounted for 27 team points at the Big Ten Championships, highlighted by winning the consolation final of the 1-meter springboard... also finished fifth in the championship final of the platform and fifth in the consolation final of the 3-meter springboard... placed sixth among a field of 49 competitors in the 3-meter at the NCAA Zone C Championships... also took sixth in the platform at 11th in the 1-meter at Zones... competed in the 3-meter at the Canadian Nationals in December... his seven individual victories in 2011-12 were tied for the second most on the team... won Big Ten Diver of the Week honors after sweeping the diving events in the dual meet win against Michigan State... posted season-best scores from the 1-meter (361) and 3-meter (381) at the Big Ten Quad, winning the 1-meter and third in the 3-meter... season-best score from the platform (379.80) was at Big Ten Championships... all three scores ranked among the Top 10 in Purdue history... swept the diving events in the dual meet win against Northwestern and the Black and Gold Intrasquad.

Before Purdue: Six-time Senior Nationals qualifier while competing for the Nepean Ottawa Diving Club... qualified for Canada's 2009 World Championships trials... five-time provincial 1-meter and 3-meter champion... reached the finals of the 1-meter, 3-meter (three times) and platform at Senior Nationals... also reached multiple finals as a five-time Junior Nationals qualifier... two-time silver medalist student for ranking among the 90th percentile of his academic class... four-year honor roll student... represented his classmates as their head boy at school functions as a upperclassman.

Personal: Full name is James Edwin Bissett... born in Ottawa, Ontario... son of James Bissett and Blaize Mumford... his sister Olesia played volleyball at the University of Toronto... majoring in general health sciences (pre-med).