Cassidy Sampson
Cassidy  Sampson


Zionsville, Ind.

High School:




Ford, Seidl Win Races at Winter Invite

Cassidy Sampson moves into eighth place in team history in 100 backstroke


11 Boilermakers to Race at Ohio State

Purdue among 12-team field for annual two-day invitational meet in Columbus


Iowa Up Next for Final Dual of the Fall

Boilermakers continue to train with eyes on three-day Purdue Invitational (Nov. 16-18)

• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coaches Eric Meyer and Scott Kubly at Zionsville Community High School in suburban Indianapolis
• Also competed in track & field and cross country all four years, running on varsity as a senior
• Two-time swimming All-American as an upperclassman
• Served as a co-captain for all of her sports as a senior
• Two-time all-sectional honoree as an upperclassman and all-conference as a junior
• Helped Zionsville win four consecutive sectional titles
• Scholastic All-America honoree as well as an AP Scholar and eagle varsity scholar for 4.0 GPA
• Performed with a Zionsville show choir

• Major: Business Management
• Full name is Cassidy Kiley Sampson
• Born in Naperville, Illinois
• Parents are Jon and Sarah Sampson
• Sister Cally is one of her nine siblings and also swims for Purdue
• Family also includes siblings Courtney, Carson, Alex, Jack, Caroline, Addy, Cooper and Logan
• Mother played soccer and ran cross country at Notre Dame, where her dad was on the water polo club team
• Her great-great grandfather John Esterline played football at Purdue and her uncle Tom Esterline is also an alumnus
• Sister Courtney was on the rowing team at Notre Dame
• Club Team: Zionsville Swim Club
• Club Coach: Eric Meyer
• Best Event (Top Times SCY/LCM): 100 Back (56.25)

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Indiana Pacers
Favorite Coach: Scott Kubly
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): IUPUI Natatorium
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 200 Free Relay
Favorite Marquee Event: Olympics
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Lin-Manuel Miranda
In Her MP3 Player: Jon Bellion
Last Concert She Attended: The Weeknd
Musician She'd Love to See Play Purdue: Chance The Rapper
Last Book She Read: The Catcher in the Rye
Favorite Multimedia App: Spotify
Favorite Actor & Actress: Chris Evans & Betty White
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: She's the Man
Favorite Super-Hero: Wonder Woman
Show She Can't Stop Watching: Law and Order; SVU
Favorite Month: November
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Mac n Cheese
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Soccer
Favorite Purdue Building: Wilmeth Active Learning Center
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Mackey
Favorite Big City: Hollywood
Unique Travel Locale: Jamaica
Country She'd Like to Visit: Sweden
Favorite Thing About the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center: Diving Well
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: Being a part of such an incredible team
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Jacob Askeroth, Communication
Furry Friend: Duncan, Bernese Mountain Dog - Poodle mix


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