Divers MacKenzie Tweardy and Jamie Bissett receive Big Ten Medal of Honor.
Football led the way for fall honorees.
Purdue conceded 17 fewer goals than 2013 but failed to score 20 for first time in team history.
Purdue's five games against nationally-ranked Big Ten foes this year is a program high.
News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.
A season-long photo gallery from Purdue Soccer's 2013 campaign.
Taylor Niewoit 2013 Photo Gallery
Purdue vs. Indiana
Purdue vs. Dartmouth
Purdue vs. Northern Illinois
Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo
Favorite Country to Root for at World Cup: USA
Current Pro Goalkeeper She'd Like to Shoot Against: Tim Howard
Person She'd Like to Have Dinner With: Her Grandma
In Her MP3 Player: Goo Goo Dolls
Last Concert She Attended: Hoodie Allen
Actor: Dave Franco, Actress: Rebel Wilson, Director: Paul Feig
Favorite Month: June
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Buffalo Chicken
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Boating on Higgins Lake
Another Sport She Enjoys: Miniature Golf
Favorite Building on Campus: Co-Rec
Favorite Big City: Detroit
Unique Travel Locale: Weimar, Germany
Countries She'd Like to Visit: Finland & Norway
Most Memorable Game at Purdue: 2012 Home Finale vs. Penn State
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Nancy Boes, Early Education
Furry Friend: Snuggles, Miniature Toy Poodle
SENIOR / 2014
Academic All-Big Ten... Did not see action after suffering an Achilles tendon injury in preseason practice.
JUNIOR / 2013
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Niewoit played in 17 of the 19 games, missing only the Illinois and Northwestern games... assisted on Maddy Williams' second goal in the Akron win and Jordan Pawlik's overtime game-winner in the victory at Miami (Ohio)... recorded three shots on goal with her four shot attempts over the course of the season... logged a season-high 57 minutes in the OT win at Miami... played 43 minutes at Michigan State in her return to her native state... logged double-figure minutes in each of the first 10 games of the season and 13 of the 17 games total... averaged 18.6 minutes per game.
SOPHOMORE / 2012
Academic All-Big Ten... Niewoit played in all 19 games, making 17 starts... one of only six Boilers to see action in all 19 games... started the final 15 games of the year after coming off the bench against Louisville and Butler... led the team with three game-winning goals, accounting for the decisive score in victories against Central Michigan, Nebraska and Northwestern... also found the back of the net for the first time as a Boiler in the overtime win against Eastern Illinois... her golden goal at Nebraska lifted Purdue to its first overtime win on the road since November 2009... game-winner in 1-0 victory against Northwestern extended the Boilers' win streak against NU to nine... Purdue won all four games in which she scored... assisted on goals by Chinyelu Asher at Louisville and Hadley Stuart vs. Tennessee-Martin... went the distance in the Northwestern win and home loss to Minnesota.
FRESHMAN / 2011
Niewoit played in 19 games and started twice, the season-opener at Toledo and the win Northwestern... missed only the Minnesota game late in the season... attempted a season-high three shots in the Northwestern victory... put both of her shots on goal in her collegiate debut at Toledo... logged a season-high 54 minutes in the draw with Cal State Northridge
HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
Four-year all-state standout for coach Stacy Rogers... led the team in goals her sophomore through senior seasons... four-time team MVP, all-region, all-district, all-county and all-academic team selection... helped her Novi Jaguars club team win a pair of state championships... seven-year member of the Michigan Olympic Development Program state team; also played two years for the regional team and was later selected for the national pool... competed in track and field at the AAU Junior Olympics... four-year honor roll student.
Major: Elementary Education
Parents: Chris & Jeri Niewoit
Siblings: Danielle & Drew