Undergraduate assistant recognized at USAC conference in Kansas City
Purdue to compete against the Gophers & other notable members of USA Swimming community.
Curtiss (100 back) & Quinlan (100 breast) post Boilers' top finishes on day one.
Purdue's top performer this weekend to earn final spot on travel roster for Big Tens.
Bujoczek, Trimmer, Friede & Blanco team up for Purdue win in 800 free relay.
Purdue men and women host the Indiana Intercollegiates at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center
Big Ten Triple Duals at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center
The Boilermakers host Notre Dame for dual meet action.
More photos from home opening meet
Favorite Pro Team: Philadelphia Eagles
Favorite Athlete: Brendan Hansen
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): University of Minnesota
Swimmer He'd Like to Race Against: Aaron Piersol
Favorite Playoff Format/Marquee Event: Olympics
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Nina Hassemann
In His MP3 Player: Florida Georgia Line
Last Concert He Attended: Dierks Bentley
Favorite Social Media Platform: Facebook
Last Book He Read: Phoenix Island
Favorite Author: John Dixon
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Benedict Cumberbatch, Twila Ilgenfritz & Michael Bay br>Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Mean Girls
Favorite TV Show: Prison Break
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Ostrich Steak
Favorite Dessert: Tiramisu
Favorite Purdue Building: Armstrong Hall
Favorite Big City: Philadelphia
Unique Travel Locale: Switzerland
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Australia
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Triathlon
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Water Polo
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Alina Alexeenka, AAE
Furry Friend: Sneakers, Cat
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Warm Pool
Most Memorable Meet at Purdue: Notre Dame, Fall 2013
Other Hobbies/Interests: Triathlons, Coaching & Water Polo
2014-15: Stockett competed in both meets during the season-opening weekend before opting to serve as an undergrad assistant coach for the remainder of the campaign... raced in the 100 back (55.65) and 100 breast (1:01.37) at the Indiana Intercollegiates... swam in three races at the team's intrasquad the night prior.
2013-14: Stockett competed primarily in the breaststroke and IM events... season-best time in the 200 breast (2:03.36) from the Michigan First Chance meet ranked as the fifth fastest on the team in 2013-14... also posted season-best times in the 200 (1:54.18) and 400 IM (4:05.43) at the Michigan First Chance... season-best time in the 100 breast (58.33) was at the Minnesota Grand Prix, where he also competed in six events total - both backstroke, breaststroke and IM races... won heat 2 of the 100 back at the season-opening Indiana Intercollegiates... 58.46 in the 100 breast at the Michigan First Chance... 53.24 in the 100 back and 1:58.59 in the 200 IM at the Minnesota Grand Prix... competed in the 500 free and 200 IM in the dual meet victory at Hawaii.
Before Purdue: Stockett was a four-year letter-winner in swimming and water polo for coaches Jay Schiller, Bruce Bronsdon and Paul Hornsleth at Malvern Prep in suburban Philadelphia... three-time runner-up in the 200 IM at the Inter-Academic championship meet as an upperclassman ... All-American honors as a senior... two-time Scholastic All-American... sportsmanship award winner in both swimming and water polo... helped his swim team win the 2013 Inter-Ac championship... Malvern was the also the runner-up at the National Catholic Swim Championships and Eastern Interscholastic Swim Championships... two-time team captain... All-Inter-Ac and All-Chester County standout... Al McKee Spirit Award... four-year first honors student... Saint Augustine Christian Service Award winner as a senior.
Personal: Full name is Paul Wesley Stockett... born in Media, Pa.... parents are Robert and Patricia Stockett... family also includes younger sister Sally... majoring in aerospace and nuclear engineering.