Jared Schimmelpfenning
Jared  Schimmelpfenning

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pekin, Ill.

High School:
Peoria Notre Dame

Event:
Freestyle/Butterfly

Birthdate:
09/05/1995

04/12/2017

Boilermakers Excel on the Big Stage

Purdue matches its best-ever finish at the NCAA Championships in the modern era

03/22/2017

59 Boilers Tabbed Academic All-B1G

Purdue honored members of its basketball, swimming and diving and wrestling programs

02/20/2017

Swimmers Post Season-Best Times at IU

Barth, McGovern, Schrensky move up on team's all-time top-10 lists

02/17/2017

14 Swimmers to Race IU at First Chance

Final spots on Purdue's roster for Big Tens to be determined this weekend

11/17/2016

21 Boilermakers Score on Day 1 at Va Tech

McDowell, Meitz, Rawson and Smailis post top-three finishes in an A final

11/11/2014

2014 Indiana Intercollegiates Mega Gallery

Purdue men and women host the Indiana Intercollegiates at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center

2016-17 / AS A JUNIOR
Academic All-Big Ten
• Competed primarily in the distance freestyle events
• Posted his season-best time in the 500 free (4:35.00) at the IU First Chance meet, ranking third on the team in 2016-17
• Recorded season bests in the 200 (1:42.30) and 1650 free (16:13.31) at Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational
• Scored in the B final of the 500 free and also finished as the runner-up in the C final of the 200 at Va Tech
• Took 17th in the mile at Va Tech to finish one place shy of scoring
• Season best in the 1000 (9:44.12) at the Big Ten Triple Duals
• Purdue's top finisher in the 500 free at IU

2015-16 / AS A SOPHOMORE
Academic All-Big Ten
• Competed primarily in the distance freestyle events
• Posted season-best times in the 200 (1:40.06), 500 (4:26.68) and 1650 free (15:35.64) at the Big Ten Championships
• Accounted for Purdue's best time of the season in the mile and second best in the 500 free
• Posted his season-best time of 9:44.94 in the 1000 free in the dual meet victory vs. Iowa
• Accounted for five team points at the Big Ten Championships by qualifying for the C final of the 500 free and finishing 23rd overall in the mile
• Runner-up in the A final of the 500 free at the Purdue Invitational
• Accounted for 35 team points at the Purdue Invite by also finishing seventh in the mile and third in the B final of the 200 free
• Lowered his 500 free time by 20 seconds from the intrasquad in October and the Big Ten Championships in February

2014-15 / AS A FRESHMAN
• 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

HIGH SCHOOL
• Lettered for coaches Shawn Ribordy and Joao Almedia at Notre Dame High School in Peoria, Illinois
• Two-time Peoria Journal Star Area Swimmer of the Year as an upperclassman
• 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
• Major: Construction Engineering and Management
• Full name is Jared V. Schimmelpfenning
• Born in Peoria, Illinois
• Parents are Kurt and Deb Schimmelpfenning
• Family also includes younger sister Catie

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): IUPUI
Swimmer He'd Like to Race Against: Katie Ledecky
Your Unique Skill or Hidden Talent: Trapping Raccoons
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Clint Eastwood
In His MP3 Player: Hannah Montana
Favorite Social Media Platform: Pinterest
Magazine He Subscribes To: Trapping World
Favorite Actor: Clint Eastwood
Favorite TV Show: Say Yes to the Dress
Favorite Food: Bacon Cheeseburger with fried egg
Favorite Dessert: Milkshakes
Country He'd Like to Visit: Australia
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Four Wheeling
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: The Rec Sports Staff

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