Boilermakers finish fourth to match their best-ever showing at the conference championships.
Four Boilermakers score in 3-meter diving and 400 IM.
All five divers qualify for finals on 1-meter to account for 48 team points.
News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.
Blanco contributes to both relay records & registers third fastest 200 free time in team history.
Purdue Men host WKU
Purdue men and women host the Indiana Intercollegiates at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center
Season opening action for Purdue men and women
Purdue Swim vs. WKU
Big Ten Triple Duals at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center
Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Detroit Red Wings
Favorite Coach: Woody Hayes
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Stanford
Swimmer He'd Like to Race Against: Matt Quinlan
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Muhammad Ali
In His MP3 Player: Ariana Grande
Last Concert He Attended: One Republic
Favorite Author: Suzanne Collins
Last Book He Read: The Hunger Games
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Morgan Freeman, Julianne Hough & Mark Wahlberg
Favorite Month: March
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Cuisine: Chinese
Favorite Dessert: Cheesecake
Favorite Purdue Building: Hanger 6
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Hawaii
Country He'd Like to Visit: Australia
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Water Skiing
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Football
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Team Room
Most Memorable Trip at Purdue: Training Trip to Hawaii
2014-15: Ehrman competed primarily in the 100 and 200 freestyle as well as the 200 IM… swam the third leg on the record-setting 800 free relay at the Big Ten Championships… season-best times in the 100 (44.62) and 200 free (1:37.89, 3rd) along with the 200 IM (1:48.44, 4th) from the Big Ten Championships all ranked among the top five on the team in 2014-15… qualified for the C final of the 200 free and 200 IM at Big Tens… also swam on Purdue’s 400 free relay team at Big Tens that posted the seventh-fastest time in program history… qualified for the C final of the 100 and 200 free as Purdue’s top finisher in both events at the Minnesota Grand Prix… also swam on all three of Purdue’s top relays at the Minnesota Grand Prix, leading off the freestyle relays and anchoring the 400 medley relay… swept the 100 and 200 free and swam the leadoff leg on the victorious 400 free relay in the dual meet win at Notre Dame… also swept the 100 and 200 free and anchored the 400 free relay to victory in the dual meet win vs. Western Kentucky.
2013-14: Ehrman competed in the freestyle sprints, breaststroke events and 200 IM... season-best times in the 100 (56.19, 3rd) and 200 breast (2:02.65, 4th) and 200 IM (1:49.96, 5th) from the Big Ten Championships all ranked among the top five on the team in 2013-14... posted season-best times in the 100 (47.01) and 200 free (1:40.74) at the Big Ten Triple Duals... had his best time in the 50 free (21.53) in the dual meet win against Miami (Ohio)... won the 200 IM in the dual meet victory vs. Michigan State... took third in the 200 free as Purdue's top finisher in the dual meet at Hawaii... swam the 100 fly at the Indiana Intercollegiates and 400 IM at the Minnesota Grand Prix.
Before Purdue: Ehrman was a four-year All-American for coach Todd Brunty at Saline High School in the Ann Arbor area... two-time Michigan Swimmer of the Year as an upperclassman... six-time All-American as a senior... helped Saline win four straight state titles... won Michigan state titles in the 100 breast and IM... part of a medley relay team that set a national record as a senior... set multiple individual and relay state records each of his upperclassman seasons... earned all-state honors in multiple events in each of his four high school seasons... three-year honor roll student... Top Events (Times): 100 Breast (55.30), 200 Breast (2:02.70), 200 IM (1:47.80) & 400 IM (3:56.20).
Personal: Full name is Joshua K. Ehrman... born in Columbus, Ohio... parents are Jonathan and Janel Ehrman... father swam collegiately at Central Michigan and has a PhD from Ohio State; both parents work in the exercise physiology industry... family also includes younger siblings Jacob, Jared and Johanna... majoring in professional flight/aviation.