Tim Barth
Tim  Barth


North Caldwell, N.J.

High School:
West Essex




Iowa Up Next for Final Dual of the Fall

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


Boilermakers Win All 10 Swimming Events

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


Meitz Takes 6th in 800 at Nationals

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


Amaltdinov, Johnson Win Big Ten Titles

Boilermakers claim conference titles in 200 breaststroke, platform diving


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

• 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.

• 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

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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