Katie Guell
Katie Guell


Terre Haute, Ind.

High School:
Terre Haute North Vigo





Season Recap: Boilers Send 8 to NCAAs, Matthews Wins Title

Boilermakers finish fifth at Big Tens, 19th at NCAA Championships.


Boilermakers Earn 47 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Awards

Purdue has at least 45 athletes on the winter academic conference list for five straight years.


Boilermakers Set to Host Rival Indiana for Dual Live on BTN

Purdue to honor 14 seniors for their contributions to the program after the meet.


2012-13 Women's Swimming Senior Feature Videos

Members of Purdue's 2012-13 senior class are featured here in video interviews.


Season Recap: Boilermakers Enjoy Another Successful Record-Setting Campaign

Fogle, Roth & Sheets represent Purdue at NCAA Championships.


2012-13 Swimming & Diving Photo Day

The Boilermakers take their team photos.

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athletes: Oscar Pistorius & Phil Mickelson
In Her MP3 Player: Owl City
Last Concert She Attended: Blink 182
Favorite Actor, Actress, & Director: Zach Galifianakis, Emma Stone, & Ron Howard
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Favorite Food: "Gourmet" Mac n' Cheese
Favorite Purdue Building: Wetherill Hall of Chemistry
Favorite Big City: Boston
Unique Travel Locale: Maui
Country She'd Most Like to Visit: Spain
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Soccer
Most Memorable at Purdue: 2010 OSU Last Chance Meet
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Dr. Wilker, Chemistry
Furry Friend: Maggie, Australian Shepard

2012-13: Academic All-Big Ten... competed in the first two meets of the season before opting to serve as a student assistant for the remainder of the season... posted a time of 5:19.86 in the 500 free in the season-opening dual meet win against Miami (Ohio)... finished in 2:06.31 in the 200 free at the Indiana Intercollegiates.

2011-12: Academic All-Big Ten... competed in three events during the first semester before sitting out the rest of the season... swam the 200 (1:58.25), 500 (5:05.91) and 1650 free (17:20.57) at the Ohio State Invitational, posting season-best times in all three events... placed 11th in the mile at Ohio State Invitational to account for six team points... season-best times in the 1000 and 1650 free both ranked among the top five fastest on the team in 2011-12.

2010-11: Academic All-Big Ten... Guell competed primarily in the distance freestyle events... her season-best times in the 1000 (10:28.96, 5th) and 1650 free (16:49.38, 3rd) both ranked among the top five on the team in 2010-11... posted her season-best time in the mile at the Boiler-Make-It Last Chance meet... recorded her top time in the 1000 free in the dual meet victory against Eastern Michigan... posted her best time in the 500 free (5:11.78) at the Florida Atlantic Invitational... competed in the 200, 500 and 1650 free at the Purdue Invitational.

2009-10: Clocked season-best 500 freestyle time of 5:06.11 while finishing second at Ohio State Last Chance (2/28)...also grabbed season-best 1,650 freestyle clocking of 17:03.15 in runner-up swim...1,000 split of 10:19.56 was season best...finished fifth in 1,000 freestyle at Eastern Michigan (11/13)...opened collegiate career with fifth-place showing in 500 freestyle at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/10)...also swam second leg on fifth-place 200 freestyle relay...finished seventh in 500 freestyle and 1,000 freestyle vs. Notre Dame (11/6)...placed seventh in 1,000 freestyle and eighth in 500 freestyle vs. Northwestern (11/7).

Before Purdue: Four-year letterwinner... four-time state qualifier... consolation finalist at final two state meets... was twice named to All-MIC team... named Team MVP junior and senior seasons... won team's Mental Attitude Award as sophomore... Academic All-American.

Personal: Full name is Kathleen Elizabeth Guell... born in Syracuse, N.Y.... parents are Robert and Susan Guell... has one younger brother, Matt... majoring in biochemistry.


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