Annie Spalding
Annie  Spalding

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mishawaka, Ind.

High School:
Penn

Event:
Breaststroke

Birthdate:
12/02/1995

04/12/2017

Purdue Finishes in Top 25 Again at NCAAs

Four Boilermakers earn All-America honors, Purdue hosts Big Tens again

03/22/2017

59 Boilers Tabbed Academic All-B1G

Purdue honored members of its basketball, swimming and diving and wrestling programs

01/11/2017

Purdue Resumes Dual Schedule vs. MSU

Boilermakers set for first of 3 straight home meets over next 3 weekends

12/07/2016

December Behind the Blocks Videos

Ehrman, Ho featured this week along with a mid-season list of links

11/17/2016

21 Boilermakers Score on Day 1 at Va Tech

McDowell, Meitz, Rawson and Smailis post top-three finishes in an A final

11/11/2014

2014 Indiana Intercollegiates Mega Gallery

Purdue men and women host the Indiana Intercollegiates at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center

11/11/2014

Miami/Intrasquad Meet

Season opening action for Purdue men and women

09/11/2014

2014-15 Purdue Team Photos

Purdue Women's Swimming & Diving 2014-15 team photos

2016-17 / AS A JUNIOR
Academic All-Big Ten
• Competed primarily in the breaststroke events
• Posted season-best times in the 100 (1:02.90) and 200 breast (2:19.30) as well as the 200 IM (2:04.76) at the Big Ten Championships
• Ranked third on the team in both breaststroke events in 2016-17
• In program history, remains among the all-time top 10 in the 100 (1:01.78, 8th) and 200 breast (2:14.05, 4th)
• Scored in all three of her events at Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational, qualifying for the A final of the 100 breast and accounting for 20 team points
• Also swam on Purdue's top 400 medley relay team at Va Tech

2015-16 / AS A SOPHOMORE
Academic All-Big Ten
• Competed primarily in the breaststroke events
• Posted career-best times in the 100 (1:07.78) and 200 breast (2:14.05) at the Ohio State Last Chance meet
• In program history, moved up to third place in the 200 breast and sixth in the 100
• Posted a season-best time in the 200 IM (2:04.74) at the Purdue Invitational
• Accounted for five team points at the Big Ten Championships by qualifying for the C final of the 100 and 200 breast
• Scored in all three of her events at the Purdue Invite, accounting for 32 team points
• Finished third in the A final of the 200 breast and fifth in the A final of the 100 breast
• Won her heat of the 200 breast at the Purdue Invite

2014-15 / AS A FRESHMAN
CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-America
• Competed primarily in the breaststroke events and the 200 individual medley
• Season-best times in the 100 (1:01.96, 4th) and 200 breast (2:17.28) ranked among the top five on the team in 2014-15
• Season bests in the 200 breast and 200 IM (2:05.09) came at the Big Ten Championships
• Qualified for the C final of the 100 breast at Big Tens with a time of 1:02.82
• Scored in two events to account for 16 points at the Ohio State Invitational, helping Purdue win the meet
• Finished eighth in the A final of the 200 breast and second in the B final of the 100 breast at Ohio State
• Also qualified for the C final of the 200 IM in Columbus
• Won her heat of the 100 IM in the dual meet victory vs. Michigan State
• Won her heat of the 50 free at the Indiana Intercollegiates

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Jess Preston at Penn High School in the South Bend area
• Four-time first team all-conference swimmer in four events
• Helped Penn High finish among the top three at state as a sophomore and junior
• Most valuable swimmer and team record holder with her Irish Aquatics club team
• Kiwanis athlete of the month and WHME athlete of the week honoree as a senior
• Also a member of the varsity track & field team as a freshman

PERSONAL
• Full name is Charlotte Ann Spalding
• Born in Mishawaka, Indiana
• Parents are Andy and Jan Spalding
• Family also includes brothers David and Scout
• Brother David and her uncle John are Purdue alumni
• Mother is the owner and editor of the RacePlayMichiana newspaper
• Major: Management and Marketing

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Athlete: Kris Bryant
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Happy Hollow
Swimmer She'd Most Like to Race Against: Kaersten Meitz
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 200 Medley Relay
Favorite Marquee Event: NCAA March Madness
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Kris Bryant
Unique Skill/Hidden Talent: Magic Tricks
In Her MP3 Player: Zac Brown Band
Last Concert She Attended: Zac Brown Band
Band/Musician She’d Love to See Play Purdue: Zac Brown Band
Favorite Social Media Platform: Instagram
Last Book She Read: Nightingale
Favorite Multimedia App: Netflix
Favorite Actor & Actress: Ryan Reynolds & Blake Lively
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Stick It
Favorite Super-Hero: Spiderman
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Favorite Month: June
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream & Cookies
Favorite Purdue Building: Rawls Hall
Favorite Big City: Indianapolis
Unique Travel Locale: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Country She'd Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Skiing
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Volleyball
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Hot Tub
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: Kaersten anchoring any relay
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Kelly Blanchard, Econ
Furry Friend: Oede, Golden Retriever

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