Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Athlete: Jenny Thompson
Music in Her MP3 Player: Tim McGraw, The Band Perry & Luke Bryan
Last Concert She Attended: Kenny Chesney
Favorite Actor: Ryan Reynolds
Favorite Month of the Year: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Purdue Building: Wiley Dining Court
Favorite Food: Warm Chocolate Chip Cookies
Favorite Big City: Denver
Unique Travel Locale: Jamaica
Country She'd Most Like to Visit: Bahamas
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Soccer
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: Freshman Year/Moving in
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Skiing
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Dr. Bridges, Biology
Furry Friend: Zadie, Yellow Lab
2012-13: Academic All-Big Ten... Todd competed primarily in the 100 fly and 200 free... had Purdue's season-best time in the 100 fly (53.81) from the Big Ten Championships... season-best times in the 200 fly (2:01.88, 3rd) and 200 IM (2:04.80, 5th) also ranked among the top five on the team in 2012-13... swam the butterfly leg on the 400 medley relay at the Big Ten Championships that posted a Purdue season-best time and the seventh fastest in program history... moved into second place in Purdue history in the 100 fly, just one hundredth of a second by Rhiannon Sheets' record from 2012... Top Recruiter award... placed fifth in the B final of the 100 fly at Big Tens to account for four team points... also qualified for the C final of the 200 fly at Big Tens... accounted for 46 points at the Purdue Invitational after qualifying for three A finals and winning the B final of the 200 fly... placed fourth in the A final of the 100 fly, eighth in the A final of the 200 free and eighth in the A final of the 200 IM at the Purdue Invite... season-best times in the 200 free (1:50.98) and 200 IM were posted at the Purdue Invite... also swam on the victorious 800 free relay along with the 400 medley relay at the Purdue Invite... won the 100 fly in dual meet wins against Northwestern and Florida Atlantic.
2011-12: Todd competed in seven different events, racing most frequently in the 100 free and 100 fly... her season-best times in the 100 (55.11, 3rd) and 200 fly (2:08.60, 4th) and 200 IM (2:04.33, 4th) all ranked among the top five on the team in 2011-12... posted her season-best times in the 100 free (52.48), 100 fly and 200 IM at the Big Ten Championships, placing third in the C final of the 100 fly... season-best time in the 200 IM was at the Ohio State Invitational... finished second in the B final of the 100 fly at Ohio State to account for seven team points... honored with the team's Top Recruiter award... swam the butterfly leg on the 200 medley relay winner at the Indiana Intercollegiates... also part of the victorious 400 medley relay team at the Black and Gold Intrasquad... competed in the 50 and 100 free and 100 back at the Boiler-Make-It NCAA Last Chance Meet... her 100 fly (9th) and 200 IM (11th) both ranked among the fastest in program history.
Before Purdue: Four-year varsity letter winner won Colorado state titles as a sophomore and senior at Regis High School in suburban Denver... helped lead Regis to the team state championship her senior year... nine-time All-American... All-State and All-Colorado as a sophomore and senior; Honorable Mention All-State as a junior... two-time Honorable Mention Academic All-American as an upperclassman... high point performer as freshman through junior... team captain and MVP as a senior... helped lead Regis to three straight league titles as a sophomore through senior... two-time perfect attendance honoree as an underclassman... four-year honor roll student... ranked among USA Swimming's Top 10 in the 100 fly among the 16-year-old age group.
Personal: Full name is Alexandra Rose Todd... born in Littleton, Colo.... daughter of Richard and Joan Todd... family also includes younger sister Reagan... her father played baseball and her mother was a swimmer at Western State College in Gunnison, Colo.... majoring in nursing with a career ambition of entering the medical field.