Michael Smith
Michael  Smith


Dana Point, Calif.

High School:
Dana Hills




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• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Matt Rosa at Dana Hills High School in Orange County, California
• Eclipsed the school record in the 100 fly in each of his underclassman seasons
• Part of school records in the 200 and 400 free relay as a senior
• Helped lead Dana Hills to its first CIF state championship in school history as a senior
• Also CIF Division I runner-up in 2015 and 2016
• Dana Hills won four consecutive South Coast Conference titles
• Graduated as the valedictorian of his class
• Four-year superintendent honor roll student
• Also competed for the Irvine Novaquatics club team

• Major: Engineering
• Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
• Parents are Mathew and Lois Smith

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Denver Broncos
Favorite Coach: J. Agnew
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Weyerhaeuser King Aquatic Center
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 100 Free
Favorite Playoff Format: NCAA Tournament
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Peyton Manning
In His MP3 Player: 21 Pilots
Last Concert He Attended: 21 Pilots
Last Book He Read: Hamlet
Favorite Multimedia App: Netflix
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, & Quentin Tarantino
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: 21 Jump Street
Favorite Super-Hero: Iron Man
Show He Can't Stop Watching: Arrow
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Potstickers
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Paintball
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Ross-Ade
Favorite Big City: Singapore
Unique Travel Locale: Singapore
Country He'd Like to Visit: England
Favorite Thing About the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center: Team Room
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: Being a Part of a Family
Furry Friend: Skittles, Cocker Spaniel-Poodle mix


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