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Chris Pfaff
Chris Pfaff

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Elkhart, Ind.

High School:
South Bend Riley

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 165

Event:
Freestyle/Backstroke/Butterfly

Birthdate:
06/07/1988



Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Athlete: LeBron James
In His MP3 Player: Young Jeezy
Last Concert He Attended: Green Day
Favorite Actor & Film Role: Owen Wilson in Wedding Crashers
Favorite Animated Character: Stewie Griffin of Family Guy
Favorite Month: June
Favorite Candy: Mike & Ikes
Favorite Purdue Building: Lambert
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: California
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Sean Newcomer, Health & Kinesiology

2010-11: Pfaff competed primarily in backstroke events... his season-best times in the 100 back (49.10, 2nd) and 100 fly (49.70, 5th) at the Big Ten Championships ranked among the Purdue top five in 2010-11... also competed in the 50 free at Big Tens... swam the leadoff backstroke leg for the 200 medley relay team at the Big Ten Championships that posted a team season-best time that doubled as an NCAA provisional qualifying mark... finished fifth in the A final of the 100 back at the Purdue Invitational... also competed in the 50 free, 100 fly and 200 back at the Purdue Invite, reaching the C final of the 100 fly and 200 back... posted a season-best time in the 200 back (1:54.62) at the Purdue Invite... helped the 400 free relay team win the event at the dual meet at Michigan State.

2009-10: Swam third leg on 16th-place 400-meter freestyle relay at ConocoPhillips U.S. National Championships (8/3)...led off victorious 200 medley relay at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/10), vs. Notre Dame (11/6) and vs. Michigan State (1/7)...also took first leg on victorious 400 medley relay and anchored runner-up 200 freestyle relay vs. Spartans (1/8)...swam third leg on victorious 400 medley relay vs. Ball State (1/15)...clocked season-best times in all three events at Big Ten Championships...scored points with 14th-place, 49.03 finish in 100 backstroke and touched wall in 49.55 in 100 butterfly (2/26)...completed 200 backstroke in 1:50.40 (2/27)...finished second in 100 backstroke vs. Notre Dame and vs. Michigan State...grabbed third-place finish in 200 backstroke vs. Northwestern (11/7) and at Eastern Michigan (11/14)...also finished third in 100 backstroke at Eagles (11/13)...finished sixth in 50 freestyle vs. Northwestern and in 200 freestyle at Indiana Intercollegiates.

2008-09: Swam season-best 50 freestyle time of 21.09 at Big Ten Championships (2/26)...also clocked season-best time of 49.99 in 100 backstroke (2/27) and 1:49.95 in 200 backstroke (2/28)...won 100 backstroke with 51.30 clocking and 200 backstroke in 1:54.42 vs. Miami (10/31)...also led off victorious 400 medley relay and fourth-place 400 freestyle relay...won 200 backstroke in 1:54.77 and led off Purdue's third-place 200 freestyle relay at Purdue Challenge (11/14)...also finished fifth in 50 freestyle with 21.85 time (11/15)...led off victorious 200 medley relay and finished seventh in 100 freestyle with 49.25 time in triple dual at Florida Atlantic (1/10)...led off second-place 400 medley relay and finished 10th in 200 backstroke with 1:55.71 time in Big Ten Duals at Minnesota (1/30)...also led off sixth-place 200 medley relay and finished ninth in 100 backstroke with 52.59 clocking (1/31)...finished fourth in 100 backstroke after touching wall in 50.04 and swam third leg on fifth-place 400 freestyle relay vs. Indiana (2/7)...led off third-place 200 medley relay at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/18)...also finished fourth in 100 backstroke in 53.42 and ninth in 50 freestyle with 22.16 time...finished second in 100 backstroke, just one-hundredth of a second behind first, with 51.03 time and placed third in 200 backstroke with 1:54.96 clocking at Northwestern (11/7)...also led off third-place 200 medley relay and anchored fourth-place 200 freestyle relay...finished second in 100 backstroke with 51.99 time and led off second-place 400 medley relay at Notre Dame (11/8)...also finished seventh in 200 backstroke after touching wall in 1:58.37...led off seventh-place 400 medley relay and 11th-place 200 freestyle relay at Art Adamson Invitational (11/21)...also led off ninth-place 200 medley relay and finished 14th in 100 backstroke with 52.05 clocking (11/22) and finished 10th in 200 backstroke with 1:50.87 clocking and anchored 11th-place 400 freestyle relay (11/23)

2007-08: Mainly competed in the 500 free, 100 back and 200 back ... posted a season-best time of 21.51 in the 50 free against Michigan State for a third place showing ... touched the wall in 51.05 in the 100 back at the Purdue Invitational ... recorded a 1:54.31 in the 200 back versus Michigan State for a second place finish ... picked up another second at the Indiana Intercollegiates in the 100 back.

High School: Graduated with honors from Riley High School in 2007 ... went 20.4 on 200 free relay at state meet as a senior; also placed third in the 100 fly and second in the 50 free ... as a junior, was runner-up in the 100 back and third in the 50 free ... placed fifth in the 100 back at states as a sophomore.

Personal: Given name is Christopher Allan Pfaff ... born June 7, 1988 ... son of David and Cathie Pfaff ... has a brother, Jarred ... majoring in pre-dentistry.