Emily Meaney
Emily  Meaney


Thornlands, Australia

High School:




Vincent All-America Again; Purdue 19th

Boilermakers with three full-fledged All-Americans in same year for only second time


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Meitz and Meaney medal, Rawson regains 200 fly record and scores in all three events

2016-17 / AS A FRESHMAN
All-American (Platform)
World University Games Silver Medalist (10-Meter Synchro)
NCAA Championships Qualifier (3-Meter, Platform)
World University Games Qualifier (10-Meter, 10-Meter Synchro)
• Competed in all three diving events throughout the season
• Honored as the team's co-MVP
• Purdue's first female freshman diver to be a full-fledged All-American since 2008
• First Boilermaker to medal at the World University Games since 2009
• Highlighted by a fourth-place finish on platform, accounted for 39 team points to rank tied for second on the team
• Eclipsed both the program and freshman records on platform at Big Tens, breaking the freshman mark in the prelims and the overall record in the final
• Her program-record score of 359.3 eclipsed a mark that had stood since 2011
• Finished seventh on platform at NCAAs for her All-America honor
• Placed sixth on 3-meter to clinch her NCAAs bid on day one of the Zone C Championships
• Also finished 3rd on platform at Zones
• Victorious on 1-meter in duals vs. Iowa and Michigan State
• Won on 3-meter at the Indiana Intercollegiates
• Finished as the runner-up on platform in the Indiana dual and the Big Ten Triple Duals
• Finished fourth on platform at IUPUI's House of Champions Invitational

• Trained under coach Hui Tong in Australia
• 10-meter champion at the 2014 Australian open nationals
• Also finished as the runner-up a year later
• Competed on 10-meter for Australia at the 2016 FINA Diving World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, finishing in 32nd place

• Major: Dietetics/Nutrition, Fitness, and Health
• Born in Hobart, Tasmania
• Parents are Mark and Angela Meaney
• Family also includes younger siblings Sam and Meg
• Father played field hockey in school

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Simone Biles
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue):IUPUI Natatorium
Diver She'd Like to Compete Against: Chen Ruolin
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: Men's 10m Platform
Favorite Marquee Event: The Olympics
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Hamish Blake
In Her MP3 Player: Ed Sheeran
Last Concert She Attended: Bastille
Last Book She Read: 1985
Favorite Multimedia App: Instagram
Favorite Actor & Actress: Josh Hutcherson & Jennifer Lawrence
Favorite Super Heroes: The Avengers
Show She Can't Stop Watching: Prison Break
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Chips & Guacamole
Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Rice Pudding
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Boating
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Mini Golf
Favorite Purdue Building: Armstrong Hall
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: Sydney
Unique Travel Locale: Rio de Janeiro
Continent She'd Like to Visit: Africa
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Diving Well
Most Memorable Meet/Moment at Purdue: 2017 Big Ten Championships
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker:The Swimming & Diving Teams
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Christine Hrycyna, Chemistry
Furry Friend:Marilow, Rabbit


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