Tim Barth
Tim  Barth

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
North Caldwell, N.J.

High School:
West Essex

Event:
Backstroke/Freestyle

Birthdate:
12/02/1996

11/02/2017

Iowa Up Next for Final Dual of the Fall

Boilermakers continue to train with eyes on three-day Purdue Invitational (Nov. 16-18)

10/21/2017

Boilermakers Win All 10 Swimming Events

Noens, Juliusson and Zawatski lead the way at annual Indiana Intercollegiates

06/27/2017

Meitz Takes 6th in 800 at Nationals

Rising senior posts career-best time in first of her 4 events at Nationals

02/25/2017

Amaltdinov, Johnson Win Big Ten Titles

Boilermakers claim conference titles in 200 breaststroke, platform diving

02/21/2017

MSD Sets Sail for Big Tens in Columbus

Amaltdinov, Johnson among the favorites to win conference titles

2016-17 / AS A SOPHOMORE
• Competed primarily in the backstroke events
• Posted career-best times in the 100 (48.90) and 200 back (1:44.89) at the IU First Chance meet, earning a spot on the roster for the Big Ten Championships
• Ranked third on the team in 200 back, moving into eighth place in program history
• Qualified for the C final of the 200 back (1:46.38) at Big Tens to contribute to the team scoring
• Also broke 50 seconds in the 100 back at Big Tens, posting a time of 49.26
• Qualified for the B final of the 200 back at Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational where he was also a C finalist in the 100
• Posted season-best times in the 100 fly (51.39) and 200 free (1:43.56) at Va Tech
• Swam the leadoff leg on the victorious 200 medley relay team in the dual meet win vs. Miami (Ohio)
• Had a pair of top-three finishes in the backstroke events at the IU First Chance
• Won his heat of the 200 back at the Big Ten Triple Duals
• Represented Purdue at the USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships in June and the U.S. Open Championships in August

2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Competed primarily in the backstroke events
• Posted season-best times in the 100 (50.22) and 200 back (1:46.26) at the Purdue First Chance meet, finishing as the runner-up in the 200
• Ranked fourth on the team in the 200 back in 2015-16 with the 10th-fastest time in program history
• Won the B final of the 200 back at the Purdue Invitational to account for nine team points
• Also at the Purdue Invite, qualified for the C final of the 100 back and won his heat of the 500 free
• Runner-up in the 200 back at the Big Ten Triple Duals
• Won his heats of the 100 back and 200 free at the Indiana Intercollegiates, posting a season-best time (1:45.21) in the 200 free
• Part of the victorious 400 free relay team in the dual meet win vs. Miami (Ohio)
• Finished third in the 100 back at the FIU Sprint Invitational

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Jake Taylor at West Essex Regional High School in northeast New Jersey
• Also played football and baseball as an underclassman
• Three-time first team all-conference and all-county honoree
• Established a new conference and county record in the 200 IM as a senior after initially eclipsing the conference record as a junior
• Second team all-county and co-freshman of the year in his first season
• Also part of the Cougar Aquatic National club team.

PERSONAL
• Major: Finance
• Full name is Timothy Joseph Barth
• Born in Livingston, New Jersey
• Parents are Kenneth and Barbara Barth
• Sisters: Allison, Kristina and Katelyn; Allison swam at Montclair State
• His father played baseball at the New Jersey Institute of Technology

PURDUE PERSONAL PREFERENCES
Favorite Pro Team: New York Yankees
Favorite Athlete: Grant Lewis
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): The Bill and Mae McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion (Ohio State)
Swimmer He'd Like to Race Against: Qui Bo
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 200 Medley Relay
Favorite Marquee Event: Stanley Cup Playoffs
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Mom and Dad
Unique Skill: Can Count to Ten in Korean
In His MP3 Player: Hull and Oates
Last Concert He Attended: Vince Staples
Band He'd Love to See Play Purdue: Toto
Last Magazine He Subscribes To: Sports Illustrated
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Danny DeVito, Jenna Fischer & Christopher Nolan
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: The Shallows
Favorite Super-Hero Series: Guardians of the Galaxy
Show He Can't Stop Watching: The Office
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: National Doughnut Day
Favorite Food: Mom's Meatballs
Favorite Dessert: Dad's Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
Favorite Purdue Building: Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
Unique Travel Locale: Chillicothe, Ohio
Country He'd Like to Visit: Norway
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Wake Boarding
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Football
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: His Locker
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: The History and Tradition
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: 2017 Big Ten Championships
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Jerome Mattern, Educational and Psychological Studies
Animal Friend: Fishy, Fish

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