Allie Smith
Allie Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Green Bay, Wis.

High School:
Preble

Height:
5-6

Event:
Backstroke/IM

Birthdate:
09/14/1988



11/22/2014

Purdue Extends its First-Place Lead at Ohio St. Invitational

Jagdfeld breaks freshman record in 200 freestyle while winning the A final of the event.

05/17/2013

Bissett & Gustafson Named Academic All-District

Both Boilermakers qualified for NCAA Championships this year.

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Green Bay Packers
Favorite Coach: Vince Lombardi
In Her MP3 Player: AC/DC
Last Concert She Attended: Lollapalooza
Magazine She Subscribes To: Rolling Stone
Favorite Actor: Tom Hanks
Favorite Super Hero: Wolverine
Favorite Meal: Chipotle Mexican Grill
Favorite Purdue Building: The Union
Favorite Big City: New York
Unique Travel Locale: Xcaret, Mexico
Most Memorable at Purdue: 2010 Big Ten Championships
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: David Bridges, Biology
Furry Friend: Cyclops, Cat

2010-11: 400 Free Relay Honorable Mention All-American... NCAA Championships Qualifier... Wayne Duke Postgraduate Scholarship Award Winner... Purdue Big Ten Medal of Honor... First Team Academic All-District... Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... CSCAA Scholar All-American... Academic All-Big Ten... Smith competed primarily in the backstroke events and the 200 IM... broke her own school record in the 100 back (52.81) at the Big Ten Championships... also graduated as the school-record holder in 200 back and 200 IM, establishing both records in 2010... also graduated with program freshman records in the 100 back and 200 IM... competed individually in the 100 back and 200 IM at the NCAA Championships... helped the 400 free relay team score points to earn Honorable Mention All-American recognition... swam the leadoff backstroke leg on both the program recording-setting 200 and 400 medley relay teams at the Big Ten Championships... broke the 100 back record while finishing third overall at Big Tens... also qualified for the A final of the 200 IM (1:59.07) and B final of the 200 back (1:56.52) while posting Purdue season-best times at Big Tens... won the 100 back, finished second in the 200 back and helped the 200 medley relay team win in the dual meet victory against Indiana... won the 200 IM and finished second in both backstroke events at the Big Ten Quad... captured the 100 back and 200 IM at the Florida Atlantic Invitational... won the 200 IM, finished third in the 100 back and sixth in the 200 back at the Purdue Invitational... took the 100 back and 200 IM in the dual meet victory at Notre Dame... swept the backstroke events and helped the 200 medley relay team win in the dual victory at Northwestern... was among the eight swimmers selected to travel to Dallas for the SMU Classic in October ... took second in the 200 IM and third 100 back in A final action at SMU... won the team's Red Mackey award... was the Big Ten's female winner of the Wayne Duke Postgraduate Scholarship Award and plans to enroll in physical therapy master's program at Washington University in St. Louis... was also the Purdue female winner of Big Ten Medal of Honor.

2009-10: Two-time Honorable Mention All-American...Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award...Academic All-Big Ten...CSCAA All-Academic...first 100 backstroke All-American in program history...broke school record in 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke, 200 IM and 200 medley relay...lowered 100 backstroke record three times...first came in preliminary swim at Big Ten Championships with 53.62 clocking (2/19)...time broke own record of 53.84 from 2009 conference championships...lowered record to 53.60 at Ohio State Last Chance (2/28)...dropped record to 53.20 during preliminary round at NCAA Championships (3/19)...scored in 15th place in final with 53.25 clocking...broke 200 backstroke record with preliminary time of 1:55.72 at Big Ten Championships (2/20)...bettered previous record of 1:57.03 set at 2009 Big Ten Championships...finished fifth in final after touching wall in 1:55.94...took down 200 IM record in both swims at Big Ten Championships (2/18)...preliminary time of 1:59.25 broke record of 1:59.94 from 2009 conference championships...finished third in final with 1:58.96 clocking...led off 200 medley relay to two school records...first came with fifth-place finish at Big Ten Championships (2/17)...quartet completed race in 1:40.21 that broke previous record of 1:40.37 from 2003...record was bested again with 1:39.50 clocking during preliminaries at NCAA Championships (3/17)...finished 15th in final with 1:39.96 time...finished in top four in all 10 100 backstroke races before NCAA Championships...won race at Miami (10/23), vs. Notre Dame (11/6), vs. Northwestern (11/7), at Eastern Michigan (11/13), vs. Michigan State (1/8) and at Ohio State Last Chance...took second at Purdue Invitational (11/21), at Indiana (1/23) and at Big Ten Quad (1/30)...placed fourth at Big Ten Championships...also finished in top five in all eight 200 backstroke races before NCAA Championships...won event vs. Northwestern and at Eastern Michigan (11/14)...took second at Miami and vs. Notre Dame and third at Indiana...was fourth at Purdue Invitational (11/22) and at Big Ten Quad (1/29)...won 200 IM at Eastern Michigan (11/13) and at Big Ten Quad...took third leg on victorious 200 freestyle relay vs. Michigan State (1/8)...led off four victorious 200 medley relays...took first leg on fifth-place 400 medley relay at Big Ten Championships (2/19)...served as one of five team captains.

2008-09: Academic All-Big Ten...broke school record in 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke and 200 IM...took down 200 IM record of 2:01.46, set in 2000 by Jennifer Bean, with 1:59.94 clocking at Big Ten Championships (2/19)...finished sixth in 100 backstroke with record time of 53.84 at Big Ten Championships (2/20)...swam 200 backstroke record time of 1:57.03, breaking own record of 1:58.66, while placing 11th at Big Ten Championships (2/21)...led off 200 medley relay that finished seventh and moved to second on Purdue's all-time performance list with 1:40.96 clocking at Big Ten Championships (2/18)...finished 16th in 100 backstroke with 1:03.03 clocking at ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships (7/8)...won 200 IM in 2:07.12 and 200 backstroke in 2:02.39 in addition to leading off victorious 400 medley relay at Purdue Challenge (11/14)...also led off victorious 200 medley relay and won 100 backstroke in 56.07 (11/15)...led off victorious 200 medley relay and won 100 backstroke in 57.26 in quadruple dual at Florida Atlantic (1/10)...also finished second in 200 IM with 2:09.52 time...won 100 backstroke in 56.39 and led off victorious 200 medley relay at Michigan State (1/17)...won 100 backstroke in 56.31 at Northwestern (11/7)...also led off third-place 200 medley relay and finished third in 200 IM with 2:07.94 time...won 100 backstroke in 56.56 and finished third in 200 backstroke with 2:03.69 clocking at Notre Dame (11/8)...finished second in 100 backstroke with 56.82 time, in 200 backstroke after touching wall in 2:04.19 and in 200 IM with 2:08.40 time at Indiana (1/24)...also led off second-place 200 medley relay...led off sixth-place 400 medley relay and finished fourth in 200 IM with then-season-best time of 2:06.41 and in 200 backstroke with 2:02.70 time in Big Ten Duals at Minnesota (1/30)...also finished third in 100 backstroke with 56.84 clocking, led off third-place 200 medley relay and swam second leg on seventh-place 400 freestyle relay (1/31)...clocked 54.47 time in 100 backstroke at Boiler-Make-It Last Chance (3/1)

2007-08: Nominated to the Dean's List, Semester Honors and Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters ... Big Ten Championships competitor in 50 back, 100 back, 200 back and 200 IM ... set personal-best times at Big Tens in the 50 back (26.25), 100 back (55.11), 200 back (1:58.66), and 200 IM (2:02.41) ... placed first in both the 100 back ( 56.78) and 200 IM (2:07.62) at the Indiana Intercollegiates ... finished first in 100 back and 200 back at the Notre Dame/Texas A&M meet, also seting a personal-best time in the 400 IM of 4:30.88.

High School: Graduated as Valedictorian of Green Bay Preble High School in 2007 ... four-year varsity letterwinner in swimming ... played varsity softball as a freshman and sophomore ... four-time NISCA All-American, first team all-state and first team all-conference ... named Green Bay Press Gazette Swimmer of the Year in 2005, 2006, 2007 ... 100 back state champion in 2007 and second place in the 200 IM ... 100 back and 200 IM state runner-up as a junior ... as a sophomore won the state championship in the 100 breaststroke and was second in the 200 IM .... 100 back state runner-up as a freshman in 2004 ... two-time Preble MVP award winner ... USS Swimmer of the Year in 2005 ... named second-team all-state for softball and was conference player of the year in 2005 ... three-time recipient of the Pi Sigma Sigma High Honor Award ... four-time Academic Excellence Award winner ... competed for club teams in Ashwaubenon and Green Bay.

Personal: Given name is Allison Marie Smith ... born Sept. 14, 1988 ... daughter of Paul and Becky smith ... has one sister, Katelyn ... majoring in physical therapy.