Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Athlete: Mia Hamm
In Her MP3 Player: Dave Matthews Band
Last Concert She Attended: Drake
Favorite Actor & Actress: Ben Affleck & Melissa McCarthy
Favorite Author: Jodi Picoult
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Golf
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: New York
Unique Travel Locale: Marco Island
Country She'd Like to Visit: Italy
Another Sport She Enjoys: Basketball
Most Memorable Game at Purdue: 2011 Win vs. Indiana
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Anne Marie Kubat, Speech, Language & Hearing
Furry Friends: Otis, Chocolate Lab
SENIOR / 2013 Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Desmond sat out the season due to injury but was part of the starting lineup for the home finale against Minnesota in honor of senior day... remained an active part of the team at practice and game days.
JUNIOR / 2012 Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Desmond played in 16 games and started four times... started games against Louisville, Butler, Indiana and Michigan... assisted on Jordan Frick's goal against Evansville and Chinyelu Asher's score against Central Michigan... recorded a season-high three shots and 62 minutes in the loss at Indiana... also played more than half the game against Eastern Illinois, Butler, Evansville and Ohio State.
SOPHOMORE / 2011 Academic All-Big Ten... Desmond played in 19 games and started 13 times, including the first 12 games of the season... also started the home finale against Michigan... missed only the game at Northwestern... assisted on Kellie Phillips' goal in the win against Ohio State... defensively, helped Purdue shutout Toledo, Colorado and Indiana State... logged a season-high 101 minutes in the draw with Iowa.
FRESHMAN / 2010 Desmond played in all 20 games and started three straight games against Michigan State, Indiana and Minnesota... scored Purdue's third goal in the win against St. Bonaventure... registered a season-high four shots against SBU... logged a season-high 78 minutes in the win against Indiana... also played 75 minutes of the draw with Wisconsin... logged 50-plus minutes against Toledo, Miami (Fla.) and Cal State Fullerton.
HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB 2009 ESPN Rise All-Indiana Team... 2009 All-Region... Indianapolis Star All-North Team... 2008 and 2009 MIC All-Conference