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Stevie Wimmer
Stevie Wimmer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bristol, Wis.

High School:
Libertyville (Ill.)

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
04/08/1992



02/09/2012

Purdue Swimmers Return to Columbus for OSU Winter Invite

Two-day meet features morning preliminaries & evening finals.

02/09/2012

Purdue Swimmers Return to Columbus for OSU Winter Invite

Two-day meet features morning preliminaries & evening finals.

11/03/2011

2011 Black & Gold Intrasquad

Purdue opens its new season with the Black & Gold Intrasquad

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Devin Hester
In His MP3 Player: Lil' Wayne
Last Concert He Attended: Britney Spears & Nicki Minaj
Favorite Actor & Actress: Jim Carrey & Jennifer Aniston
Favorite Month of the Year: June
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Favorite Food: Cheeseburgers
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: California
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Australia
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Football
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Wakeboarding
Besides a Car, Favorite Way to Travel: Longboard
Furry Friend: Maggie, Golden Retriever
Other Hobbies/Interests: Wakeboarding, Longboarding, Wakesurfing & Tubing

2011-12: Wimmer competed primarily in the freestyle sprints... posted season-best times in the 50 (21.20) and 100 free (46.72) and 100 fly (51.20) at the Ohio State Winter Invite... competed in the 50, 100 and 200 free and as well as the 100 fly at the Ohio State Invitational... swam the second leg on the victorious 200 free relay team at the Indiana Intercollegiates... competed in home dual meets against Miami, Notre Dame, Northwestern and Michigan State... posted his season-best time in the 200 free (1:45.49) versus Northwestern.

Before Purdue: Qualified for both the Illinois and Wisconsin state meets during his prep career, attending Tremper High School in Kenosha, Wis., as a freshman and Libertyville High School in suburban Chicago for the final three years... finished second in the 50 free and third in the 100 free at the Illinois state meet as a senior... placed ninth in the 50 and 10th in 100 at the Wisconsin state meet as a freshman... did not compete for his high school team as a junior but still posted an Olympic Trials qualifying time in the 50 free for his CATS Aquatics club team that year... two-time starter as an upperclassman for Libertyville's sectional-qualifying water polo teams... served as student government vice president as a freshman.

Personal: Full name is Stephen Leigh Wimmer... born in Glendale, Ariz.... son of Michael and Susan Wimmer... family also includes younger brother Daniel... has yet to declare a major.