Coaching staff will select top two performers at Michigan meet for Big Tens travel roster.
Blanco & Conway move up the all-time Top 10 list while racing well in the A final of the 200 fly.
Dias finishes third behind two Olympians in A final of 100 breaststroke.
Purdue men and women host the Indiana Intercollegiates at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center
Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Actor: Clint Eastwood
Favorite Food: Bacon Cheeseburger with a Fried Egg
Favorite Dessert: Milkshakes
Favorite Big City: "I don't like big cities"
Country He'd Like to Visit: Australia
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Four Wheeling
2014-15: Schimmelpfenning competed primarily in the mid and distance freestyle events… earned a spot on the travel roster for the Big Ten Championships based on his performance at the Michigan First Chance meet, where he posted a season-best time while winning the mile in 15:35.03… recorded season bests in the 200 (1:38.82) and 500 (4:26.67) at the Big Ten Championships, where he again competed in the mile… his season bests in the 500 and 1650 free both ranked third on the team in 2014-15… raced in the 200 and 500 free as well as the 100 fly at the Minnesota Grand Prix… added the 200 fly to his schedule in his return to Minneapolis for the Big Ten Triple Duals, where he posted his season best in the 1000 free (9:33.04)… swam the third leg on the victorious 800 free relay team in the dual meet win vs. Michigan State… qualified for the C final of the 500 free and the D final of the 200 free at the Minnesota Grand Prix.
Before Purdue: Two-time Peoria Journal Star Area Swimmer of the Year as an upperclassman for coaches Shawn Ribordy and Joao Almedia at Notre Dame High School in Peoria, Ill.... All-American and all-state honoree as an upperclassman while specializing in the mid and distance freestyle events... finished second in the 200 free (1:40.01) and third in the 500 free (4:29.27) in the IHSA state finals as a senior... honorable mention all-state as a sophomore... four-year state qualifier... sectional champion in the 200 and 500 free as a sophomore... part of long course Illinois senior state championship teams in 2013 and 2014 with his Redbird Swim Club... NCSA Junior Nationals and Speedo Championships Series qualifier... honor roll student and National Honor Society member.
Personal: Full name is Jared V. Schimmelpfenning... born in Peoria, Ill.... parents are Kurt and Deb Schimmelpfenning... family also includes younger sister Catie... majoring in construction engineering and management.