Trent Pellini
Trent  Pellini

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Dana Point, Calif.

High School:
Dana Hills

Event:
Breaststroke/IM

Birthdate:
09/10/1998

02/28/2018

19 Boilermakers Score at Big Tens

Purdue wins two Big Ten titles, eclipses eight program records

02/25/2018

Loschiavo Crowned B1G Champ on Tower

Boilermakers finish fourth in the team scoring to match their best-ever finish

02/24/2018

B1G Title for Johnson, Young also Medals

Medalists set Purdue records; Pellini, Noens now second in team history

02/23/2018

Johnson Medals, Hakan Breaks 500 Mark

Pellini eclipses team's freshman record in 200 IM; Cifelli fourth on 1-meter

02/21/2018

Relay Record Falls to Begin Big Tens

Young, Pellini & Juliusson all improve on 50 splits from 2015 record time

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Matt Rosa at Dana Hills High School in Orange County, California
• Also swam for coaches Mark Shubert and Bill Rose with his club team
• Multiple-time All-American each of his four year, including six times as a senior
• Two-time team MVP as an upperclassman
• Helped lead Dana Hills to its first CIF state championship in school history
• Also CIF Division I runner-up in 2015 and 2016
• Dana Hills won four consecutive South Coast Conference titles
• Qualified for the 2017 USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships and was a runner-up at Winter Junior Nationals

PERSONAL
• Major: Finance
• Full name is Trent Pellini
• Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
• Parents are Michael and Melina Pellini
• Family also includes younger brothers Nathan and Adam

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Philadelphia 76ers
Favorite Athlete: Adam Peaty
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Texas A&M
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 200 IM
Favorite Playoff Format: NCAA Tournament
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Jesus Christ
In His MP3 Player: The Killers
Last Concert He Attended: Cage the Elephant
Band He'd Love to See Play Purdue: Alt-J
Last Book He Read: Into the Wild
Favorite Multimedia App: Spotify
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence & James Cameron
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Wolf of Wall Street
Favorite Super-Hero: Deadpool
Show He Can't Stop Watching: Rick and Morty
Favorite Month: June
Favorite Holiday: National Doughnut Day
Favorite Meal: Poke
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Skiing
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Ultimate Frisbee
Favorite Purdue Building: Aquatic Center
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Ross-Ade Stadium
Favorite Big City: Philadelphia
Unique Travel Locale: Nicargua
Country He'd Like to Visit: Tahiti
Favorite Thing About the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center: Hot Tub
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: Boiler Up! Rally Cry
Furry Friend: Tuscon, Dalmatian

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