Trent Pellini
Trent  Pellini


Dana Point, Calif.

High School:
Dana Hills




19 Boilermakers Score at Big Tens

Purdue wins two Big Ten titles, eclipses eight program records


Loschiavo Crowned B1G Champ on Tower

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


B1G Title for Johnson, Young also Medals

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


Johnson Medals, Hakan Breaks 500 Mark

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


Relay Record Falls to Begin Big Tens

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

• 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

• 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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