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Luke Trimmer
Luke Trimmer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lewisberry, Pa.

High School:
Red Land

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
01/27/1992



03/03/2014

Seventeen Score for Boilers at Record-Setting Big Tens

Jamie Bissett leads the way with 34 team points for the second year in a row.

03/01/2014

Two More Records Fall as Boilers Conclude Week at Big Tens

Dias breaks a Purdue breaststroke record twice for the second day in a row.

02/28/2014

Bujoczek Breaks Purdue's 500 Free Record at Big Tens

Flager eclipses Matt Friede's 50 free freshman benchmark in prelims Thursday.

02/26/2014

Purdue Opens Big Tens With its Second-Best Relay Times Ever

Boilermakers drop from seventh to 10th after disqualification in 800 free relay.

02/25/2014

Boilermakers Travel to Ann Arbor for Big Ten Championships

Purdue competed head-to-head against every Big Ten rival except Penn State this season.

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

10/17/2013

2013-14 Men's Seniors Underwater

Underwater images of the 2013-14 Purdue seniors by photographer Andy Jessop

01/24/2013

Purdue Invitational Two-Day Gallery

More action photos from the Purdue Invitational.

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Adam Jones
In His MP3 Player: Pepper
Last Concert He Attended: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Favorite Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Favorite Actor & Director: Tom Hanks & Martin Scorsese
Favorite Month of the Year: January
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Favorite Food: Maryland Blue Crab
Favorite Purdue Building: The Hamptons
Favorite Big City: New York City
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Germany
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Volleyball
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Going to the Beach
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: Big Ten 2013
Furry Friend: Slick, Cat
Unique Travel Locale: Garden of the Gods, Colorado
Other Hobbies/Interests: Economics
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Bowman, Civil Engineering

2011-2012 Photo Gallery

2012-13: Academic All-Big Ten... Trimmer competed primarily in the distance freestyle events... season-best time of 15:16.93 in the 1650 free from the Big Ten Championships ranked as tops on the team in 2012-13... his season bests in the 200 (1:39.15, 4th), 500 (4:25.00, 2nd) and 1000 free (9:30.41, 3rd) also ranked among the top five on the team in 2012-13... among the Purdue all-time Top 10, now ranks fifth in the mile and seventh in the 500 free... also posted his season-bests in the 200 and 500 free at Big Tens... placed 15th overall in the mile at Big Tens to account for two teams points... recorded season best in the 1000 free during the dual meet with Indiana... accounted for 36 team points at the Purdue Invitational by placing fourth overall in the mile, fourth in the A final of the 500 free and third in the B final of the 200 free... also won his preliminary heats in the 200 and 500 free at the Purdue Invite... swam on Purdue's top 800 free relay team at the Purdue Invite.

2011-12: Academic All-Big Ten... Trimmer competed in eight different events, racing most frequently in the distance freestyle events... qualified for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the 400m free... season-best times in the 500 (4:25.74, 2nd), 1000 (9:25.51, 4th) and 1650 free (15:31.30, 3rd) from the Big Ten Championships all ranked among the top five on the team in 2011-12... also competed in the 200 free at Big Tens... won the 1000 free and finished second to Andrew Starr in the 500 in the dual meet win against Michigan State... accounted for eight team points at the Ohio State Invitational, placing 12th in the mile and sixth in the B final of the 500 free... competed in the 50 free and the 100 back at the Indiana Intercollegiates... swam the 200 breast and 200 fly in the dual meet win against Miami.

2010-11: Trimmer competed in every freestyle event, seeing his most action in the 200, 500 and 1000... his season-best times in the 200 (1:39.14, 4th) and 500 free (4:26.31, 3rd) both ranked among the Purdue top five in 2010-11... posted both times at the Big Ten Championships, the 500 mark representing an NCAA provisional qualifying time... swam in the C final of the 500 free at Big Tens... also competed in the mile at Big Tens, finishing in a season-best time of 15:35.91... posted his season-best time in the 1000 free (9:28.07) at the Big Ten Quad, a meet in which he also competed in the 500 free and 800 free relay... swam the leadoff leg for the victorious 400 free relay team in the dual meet at Michigan State... competed in the 100, 200 and 500 free, reaching the B final of the 200 and 500... competed in the USA Swimming 10K Open Water National Championships at Fort Lauderdale Beach in June, his first open water competition.

Before Purdue: Four-year varsity letter-winner...bronze medalist in the 200 and 500 free as the PIAA state meet as a senior, earning All-American honors in both events...graduated with five individual school records, one relay record and two pool records...2010 Carlisle Sentinel Male Swimmer of the Year and also selected to the Patriot-News Big 12 swim team...PIAA district champion in the 500 free as a senior...also qualified for state in the 200 and 500 as a sophomore and junior...finished eighth in the 400 free at the 2009 long course YMCA Nationals...took eight in the 500 free at the 2010 short course YMCA Nationals...broke West Shore YMCA records in the 200 and 1650 free...2009-10 USA Swimming Scholastic All-America Team...four-time scholar athlete.

Personal: Full name is Luke Thomas Trimmer...born in Harrisburg, Pa....parents are Tom and Deb Trimmer...family also includes brother John...majoring in civil engineering.