Amy Gutwein
Amy Gutwein

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:
Homestead

Height:
5-6

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
04/07/1990



07/11/2012

2012 Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Thirty-one Purdue student-athletes earned the Distinguished Scholar Award this year.

04/24/2012

Season Recap: Boilermakers Enjoy Another Successful Record-Setting Campaign

Fogle, Roth & Sheets represent Purdue at NCAA Championships.

03/28/2012

Boilermakers Collect 51 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Awards

Senior Chelsea Jones was one of three athletes conference-wide with a 4.0 GPA.

01/12/2012

Purdue Hosts Michigan State For Senior Salute

Selected members of the men's program also traveling to Dallas for the Classic @ SMU.

01/12/2012

Purdue Hosts Michigan State For Senior Salute

Selected members of the men's program also traveling to Dallas for the Classic @ SMU.

01/30/2012

Amy Gutwein, 2011-12 Photo Gallery

Amy Gutwein, 2011-12 Photo Gallery

11/10/2011

Purdue Swim-Dive Hosts Indiana Intercollegiates

The Boilermakers host the four-team Indiana Intercollegiates at the BAC.

11/03/2011

2011 Black & Gold Intrasquad

Purdue opens its new season with the Black & Gold Intrasquad

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Actor: Johnny Depp
Favorite Month of the Year: July
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Cuisine: Breakfast Foods
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Sleeping Bear Dunes on Lake Michigan
Country She'd Most Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Water Skiing
Most Memorable at Purdue: 2010 Big Ten Championships
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Kevin Otto, BME & Biology
Furry Friend: Buddy, Golden Retriever

2011-12 Photo Gallery

2011-12: Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Gutwein competed primarily in the distance freestyle events... her season-best times in the 1000 (10:14.22) and 1650 free (16:58.56) from the Big Ten Championships both ranked third fastest on the team in 2011-12... also posted season-best times in the 200 (1:52.89) and 500 free (4:57.39) at Big Tens... placed eighth in the mile at Ohio State Invitational to account for 11 team points... also qualified for the C final of the 500 free at the Ohio State Invitational... competed in the 100 free and 200 IM at the Indiana Intercollegiates... career-best times in the 500 (4:51.76, 10th), 1000 (10:07.05, 11th) and 1650 free (16:44.44, 9th) rank among the fastest in program history.

2010-11: Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-American... Academic All-Big Ten... Gutwein competed primarily in the distance freestyle events... her season-best times in the 500 (4:51.76, 3rd), 1000 (10:21.51, 3rd) and 1650 free (16:44.44, 2nd) all ranked among the top five on the team in 2010-11... scored team points with a 16th-place finish in the mile at the Big Ten Championships, posting her season-best time... also recorded her season-best mark in the 500 free at Big Tens, advancing to the C final and posting an NCAA provisional qualifying time... posted her top time in the 1000 free (10:21.51) in the dual meet win at Northwestern... competed in the 200, 500 and 1650 free at the Purdue Invitational... qualified for the B final of the 500 free and also scored team points with a 16th-place finish in the mile at the Purdue Invite... swam the 50 and 500 free and 200 IM at the Indiana Intercollegiates... shared the team's workhorse award with Kristen Gilson and Lauren Roth.

2009-10: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award...Academic All-Big Ten...CSCAA All-Academic Honorable Mention...earned NCAA provisional-qualifying time of 4:52.01 while placing 24th in 500 freestyle at Big Ten Championships (2/18)...also finished 19th in 1,650 freestyle with season-best time of 16:54.12 (2/20)...1,000 split of 10:10.48 also was season best...finished second in 1,000 freestyle and anchored fourth-place 800 freestyle relay at Eastern Michigan (11/13)...led off runner-up 800 freestyle relay vs. Michigan State (1/7)...also placed third in 1,650 freestyle vs. Spartans (1/8)...took third in 500 freestyle and fourth in 1,000 freestyle at Miami (10/23)...finished third in 1,000 freestyle vs. Northwestern (11/7) and fifth in event vs. Notre Dame (11/6)...opened season with fourth-place finish in 500 freestyle at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/10).

2008-09: Clocked season-best time of 4:54.09 in 500 freestyle at Big Ten Championships (2/19)...recorded season-best time of 1:51.72 in 200 freestyle at Big Ten Championships (2/20)...50 freestyle season-best time of 25.31 and 100 freestyle season-best time of 53.78 came at Boiler-Make-It Last Chance (3/1)...placed third in 200 freestyle with 1:57.45 time and in 500 freestyle with 5:09.09 clocking at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/18)...also swam third leg on third-place 200 freestyle relay...finished seventh in 1,000 freestyle after touching wall in 10:37.98 and in 500 freestyle with 5:13.26 time in double dual at Miami (10/23)...swam third leg on third-place 200 freestyle relay at Northwestern (11/7)...also finished fifth in 1,000 freestyle after stopping clock in 10:28.75 and finished sixth in 500 freestyle with 5:13.59 time...finished fifth in 1,000 freestyle with 10:34.37 time and in 500 freestyle after touching wall in 5:11.79 at Notre Dame (11/8)...finished second in 1,000 freestyle with 10:28.43 clocking at Purdue Challenge (11/15)...also finished third in 500 freestyle with 5:06.18 time (11/14)...swam third leg on 17th-place 800 freestyle relay at Art Adamson Invitational (11/22)...also finished 17th in 1,650 freestyle with 17:22.46 time and swam second leg on 17th-place 400 freestyle relay (11/23)...finished third in 1,000 freestyle with 10:25.53 time and fourth in 500 freestyle with 5:09.32 clocking in quadruple dual at Florida Atlantic (1/10)...finished third in 1,000 freestyle with 10:23.81 time and in 500 freestyle with 5:06.35 clocking at Indiana (1/24)...finished 10th in 500 freestyle with then-season-best time of 5:03.55 in Big Ten Duals at Minnesota (1/30)...also placed 10th in 1,000 freestyle after touching wall in 10:26.46 and 13th in 200 freestyle with 1:57.25 time (1/31)

High School: Graduated with honors from Homestead High School in 2008 ... four-time varsity letterwinner ... four-time first team all-conference ... placed fourth in 400 free relay at the state meet ... swam for two club teams, TRAC for six years and SWAC for three ... while swimming with SWAC, she was a two-time open water state champion and the 2008 long course senior state champion.

Personal: Given name is Amy E. Gutwein ... born April 7, 1990 ... daughter of Tom and Sally Gutwein ... has four siblings, Jared, Brett, Katelyn and Kurt...majoring in neurobiology and physiology.