Jinq En Phee
Jinq En  Phee


Subang Jaya, Malaysia

High School:
Kuen Cheng




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Sophomore qualifies for championship final of 100 breast after being seeded 20th


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2016-17 / AS A FRESHMAN
CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-America
Southeast Asian Games Champion (100 Breast)
• Competed primarily in the breaststroke events
• Posted season-best times in the 100 (1:01.18) and 200 breast (2:18.31) at the Big Ten Championships
• A week later, matched her time in the 100 breast and posted a season best in the 50 free (24.54) at the Boiler-Make-It NCAA last chance meet
• Moved into sixth place in program history in the 100 breast
• At the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, won the 100-meter breast with a meet-record time of 1:09.00 and finished as the runner-up of the 50 breast with a Malayasian record of 31.54
• Finished as the runner-up in the B final of the 100 breast at Big Tens to account for 17 team points
• Also swam on Purdue's 400 medley relay at Big Tens, helping the quartet post the second-fastest time in program history
• Won the 100 breast and contributed to the victorious 200 medley relay team at both Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational and the Indiana Intercollegiates
• Victorious in the C final of the 200 breast to go along with her 20 team points in 100 at Va Tech
• Won the 100 breast in the season-opening dual meet vs. Miami (Ohio)

2016 Olympic Games Qualifier (100 Breast for Malaysia)
• Multi-time medalist as a young swimmer in Malaysia before joining the national team in 2014
• Trained under club coaches Mark and Marilyn Chua as well as coach Paul Birmingham
• Qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro via her Malaysian record (1:08.65) in the 100-meter breast
• Established that record while winning the event at the 2016 Malaysian Games
• Finished second in her heat and 33rd of 44 overall in the 100 breast prelims at the Olympics with a time of 1:10.22
• Became the first female swimmer with a Purdue connection to compete at the Olympics since 2000
• Six-time medalist, including three silvers, at the Malaysian Games prior to joining the National Team
• Won three silvers at the 2014 Southeast Asian age group swimming championships
• Represented Malaysia at the 2013 Asian Youth Games in China

• Major: Management/Marketing
• Full name is Jinq En Phee
• Born in Subang Jaya, Malaysia
• Attended school at Kuen Cheng in Kuala Lumpur and later Taylor's College for two semesters
• Parents are Kean Chuan Phee and Peik Hoon Lim
• Her parents attended college at the University of Southern Queensland in Australia, playing volleyball/netball in school
• Family also includes older brother Haw Tzer Phee

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Novak Djokovic
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Hamdam Sports Complex (Dubai)
Swimmer/Diver She'd Like to Race/Compete Against: Ruta Meilutyte
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 50 Free
Favorite Marquee Event: The Olympics
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Ruta Meilutyte
Unique Skill: Can sleep for 15 hours straight
In Her MP3 Player: Kesha
Musician She'd Love to See Play Purdue: Kesha
Last Concert She Attended: Us the Duo
Favorite Multimedia App: Netflix
Last Book She Read: Women's Studies Textbook
Favorite Actor & Actress: Ryan Reynolds & Blake Lively
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Pitch Perfect
Show She Can't Stop Watching: How to Get Away with Murder
Favorite Super-Hero: Green Lantern
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Every Holiday
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Shopping
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Badminton
Favorite Purdue Building: Class of 50
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Ross-Ade
Favorite Big City: Barcelona
Unique Travel Locale: Monaco
Country She'd Like to Visit: Maldives
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Hot Tub
Most Memorable Meet/Moment at Purdue: Big Tens at Purdue
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: Everything


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