Lew Gerbrandt
Lew  Gerbrandt

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Butte, Mont.

High School:
Butte

Event:
Freestyle/Butterfly

Birthdate:
02/01/1994



07/08/2015

Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards Announced

Purdue had 63 student-athletes earn the award.

05/22/2015

Season Recap: Nine New Records, Nine NCAAs Qualifiers

Dunnichay, Tweardy & the 800 free relay team earn All-America honors.

03/03/2015

Vogel's New Record in 100 Fly Highlights Boiler-Make-It Meet

Eight Boilermakers post career-best times at the NCAA last chance meet.

01/24/2015

Breaststroke & Freestyle Wins Not Enough in Dual with Indiana

Blanco, Dias & Marr each win multiple events, Davis & Meitz post impressive times for women.

11/25/2014

26 Boilermakers Score to Help Purdue Win Ohio State Invite

Despite not winning the events, Purdue still earned its most points in 200 & 500 free, 200 fly.

09/11/2014

2014-15 Purdue Team Photos

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

02/26/2014

Big Ten Triple Duals

Purdue hosts Big Ten Triple Duals

11/12/2013

Notre Dame @ Purdue

Women's Swimming & Diving photos from 11/1/13 dual meet

11/07/2013

Indiana Intercollegiates Mega Gallery

More photos from the home opening meet.

09/10/2013

Lew Gerbrandt

2012-13 Photo Gallery

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Natalie Coughlin
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Stanford
Swimmer She'd Most Like to Race Against: Natalie Coughlin
Person She'd Like to Have Dinner With: Anji Li
In Her MP3 Player: Lady Gaga
Favorite Author: J.K. Rowling
Last Book She Read: Divergent by Veronica Roth
Favorite Actor & Actress: Taylor Lautner & Selena Gomez
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Watermelon
Favorite Dessert: Crème brûlée
Favorite Purdue Building: Armstrong Hall
Favorite Big City: New York
Unique Travel Locale: Venice
Country She'd Like to Visit: New Zealand
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Surfing
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Volleyball
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Team Room
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Brian Loss, Technology
Furry Friend: Lena & Lev, Cats

2012-13 Photo Gallery

2013-14: Academic All-Big Ten... Gerbrandt competed primarily in the butterfly events and freestyle sprints... season-best times in the 100 (55.18) and 200 fly (2:03.32) both ranked fifth fastest on the team in 2013-14... posted season-best times in the 50 free (24.05) and 200 fly at the Big Ten Championships... top time in the 100 fly was at the Boiler-Make-It NCAA Last Chance meet after posting a time of 55.69 at Big Tens... qualified for the B final of the 100 fly (55.28) and the C final of the 200 fly at the Ohio State Invitational... won heat 1 of the 200 fly at the Big Ten Triple Duals... swam the anchor leg for the victorious 200 free relay team at the Indiana Intercollegiates, a meet in which she also competed in the 100 breaststroke... raced in the 200 IM in the dual meet victory vs. Michigan State.

2012-13: Gerbrandt competed primarily in the butterfly events... season-best time in the 200 fly (2:02.96) from the Big Ten Quad ranked as the fifth fastest on the team in 2012-13... competed in the 100 and 200 fly and 50 free at the Big Ten Championships, posting season-best times in the 100 fly (55.29) and 50 free (23.99)... won heat 4 of the prelims and accounted and placed third in the B final of the 100 free (51.93) at the Purdue Invitational... accounted for 13 team points at the Purdue Invite after also finishing second in the B final of the 100 fly... also helped her 400 free relay team win its heat at the Purdue Invitational, a time that ranked fourth best on the team in 2012-13... raced in three or more individual events at a meet four times... swam the 200 free and 200 IM along with the 100 fly at the Boiler-Make-It NCAA Last Chance meet... won heat 3 of the 50 free at the Indiana Intercollegiates.

Before Purdue: Gerbrandt was a four-year letter-winner for coach Lynn Shrader at Butte High School... won state titles in the 100 butterfly, 100 and 200 freestyle and 200 IM... three-time Butte High School Female Swimmer of the Year... established new BHS school records each of her four years... honor roll student earned a perfect 4.0 GPA in three of her four years of high school... the 2009-10 Montana Swimming Female Athlete of the Year at the club level... as a member of the Butte Tarapons Swim Team, achieved Senior National time standards in the 100 fly... also reached standards for Junior Nationals in the 100 free, 100 and 200 fly... ranked among the Top 10 in the nation for her age group in the 100 fly... served as the Montana representative for USA Swimming... National Honor Society and Science National Honor Society.

Personal: Full name is Lew Yong Gerbrandt... born in China... parents are Herold "Butch" Gerbrandt and Gretchen Lew Geller... majoring in civil engineering.