Selected members of the men's program also traveling to Dallas for the Classic @ SMU.
Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Athlete: Whitney Myers
In Her MP3 Player: Infected Mushroom
Favorite Actor & Actress: Liam Neeson & Eva Green
Favorite Month of the Year: May
Favorite Holiday: 4th of July
Favorite Cuisine: Cereal
Favorite Purdue Building: Boilermaker Aquatic Center
Favorite Big City: Seattle
Unique Travel Locale: Cordova, Alaska
Country She'd Most Like to Visit: Nepal
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Ultimate Frisbee
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Backpacking
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Alexa Unser, Visual & Performing Arts
Furry Friend: Hobbes, Tabby Cat
Other Hobbies/Interests: Photography and Hiking
2011-12: Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Bogert competed in the freestyle sprints, swimming the 50 free in every meet in which she participated except the dual victory against Notre Dame... recorded season-best times in the 50 (23.67) and 100 free (52.26) at the Big Ten Championships... swam the third leg on the 200 free relay winner at the Indiana Intercollegiates... finished one spot shy of qualifying for the C final of the 50 free with a time of 24.01 at the Ohio State Invitational... also finished the 100 free in 52.79 at the Ohio State Invitational, where she also competed in the 100 back and 200 free relay... was one of seven Purdue student-athletes with a 4.0 GPA during the 2012-13 school year.
2010-11: Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Bogert competed in the freestyle sprints, racing the 50 free in every meet of the year in which she swam... posted season-best times in the 50 (23.53) and 100 free (52.21) at the Big Ten Championships... her 50 free time ranked as the fifth fastest on the team in 2010-11... also finished with a solid time of 23.88 in the 50 free at the Boiler-Make-It Last Chance meet... competed in the 50 and 100 free and 100 back at the Purdue Invitational, reaching the C final of the 50 free (24.08)... also competed in both the 50 and 100 free at the Big Ten Quad and Indiana Intercollegiates.
2009-10: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award...Academic All-Big Ten...recorded season-best 50 freestyle time of 23.37 during time trial at Big Ten Championships (2/20)...time ranked as fourth fastest on team...season-best 51.84 clocking in 100 freestyle came same day during preliminary swim of conference championship...opened season with third-place finish in 50 freestyle and fifth-place showing in 100 freestyle at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/10)...also led off runner-up 200 freestyle relay...earned consecutive fifth-place finishes in 50 freestyle at Miami (10/30) and vs. Notre Dame (11/6)...took fourth in event and anchored fourth-place 200 medley relay at Eastern Michigan (11/13)...also finished sixth in 100 freestyle and swam third leg on runner-up 200 freestyle relay at Eagles (11/14)...led off second-place 200 freestyle relay vs. Michigan State (1/8)...anchored runner-up 200 medley relay vs. Michigan State (1/7)...swam on four third-place 400 freestyle relays...took third leg vs. Notre Dame, vs. Northwestern (11/7) and at Indiana (1/23) and first leg vs. Michigan State (1/9)...also anchored fourth-place 200 medley relay at Hoosiers...took second leg for sixth-place 200 freestyle relay at Big Ten Quad (1/29).
2008-09: Earned season-best clocking of 23.87 in 50 freestyle at Big Ten Championships (2/19)...swam season-best 1:00.96 time in 100 backstroke at Big Ten Championships (2/20)...touched wall in season-best time of 52.77 in 100 freestyle at Big Ten Championships (2/21)...placed sixth in 50 freestyle with 25.22 time and 10th in 100 backstroke with 1:04.56 clocking at Indiana Intercollegiates in first collegiate meet (10/18)...swam third leg on second-place 200 freestyle relay and anchored sixth-place 200 medley relay at Northwestern (11/7)...also finished sixth in 200 backstroke in 2:15.07 and seventh in 50 freestyle with 25.20 time...finished sixth in 50 freestyle with 25.14 clocking and seventh in 200 backstroke with 2:13.16 time at Notre Dame (11/8)...also swam third leg on third-place 400 freestyle relay...swam third leg on third-place 200 freestyle relay, anchored seventh-place 400 medley relay and finished seventh in 200 backstroke with 2:13.04 time at Purdue Challenge (11/14)...also anchored fifth-place 200 medley relay (11/15)...anchored fourth-place 200 medley relay and finished eighth in 100 freestyle with 55.38 clocking and ninth in 50 freestyle with 25.34 time in quadruple dual at Florida Atlantic (1/10)...finished fourth in 50 freestyle with 24.36 time and in 100 freestyle with 54.15 time at Indiana (1/24)...also swam third leg on third-place 400 freestyle relay and anchored fourth-place 200 medley relay...led off seventh-place 200 freestyle relay in Big Ten Duals at Minnesota (1/30)...also anchored sixth-place 200 medley relay and finished 12th in 50 freestyle with 24.42 time (1/31)...stopped clock in 24.10 in 50 freestyle at Boiler-Make-It Last Chance (3/1)
High School: Graduated from Juneau Douglas High School in 2008 ... four-year varsity letterwinner ... named an All-American as a junior and senior ... led team to Alaska state championship in each of her last three years ... team finished as state runner-up during freshman season ... part of 200 medley relay team that set a new state record in junior and senior seasons ... took first in state in both the 50 and 100 free as a senior ... holds school record in 50 free, 100 free and 100 back ... participated in the International Science Fair in 2005.
Personal: Given name is Sara Elizabeth Bogert ... born Jan. 20, 1990 ... daughter of Henry and Carolyn Bogert ... has one sister Melissa, who is junior on Washington State swim team ... double majoring in photography and related media and French.