Christina Lapinskas
Christina Lapinskas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
West Lafayette

Height:
5-8

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
06/19/1985



2006-07: Academic All-Big Ten ... competed at Big Ten's in the 50, 100 and 200 free ... runner-up in the 200 free at the Indiana Intercollegiates and in the 100 fly vs. Luther College ... scored points in meets vs. Arizona State and Michigan State.

2005-06: Academic All-Big Ten ... recipient of team's Most Improved Award ... registered lifetime bests in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle at the Big Ten Championships with marks of 24.62, 53.45 and 1:54.43 ... highest finish of the season was a third-place showing against Illinois State in the 200 freestyle.

2004-05: Competed in five meets during regular season ... top times all were recorded at the Boiler-Make-It Invitational ... posted a mark of 25.06 in the 50 free, a 54.10 in the 100 free and a 1:59.41 in the 200 free ... best 500 free mark of 5:21.07 was registered at both the Arizona State/Notre Dame triangular and at the Florida International Invitational.

High School: Graduated from West Lafayette High School in 2004 ... was part of four sectional championship teams and three conference championship winners ... named Most Valuable Swimmer as a senior ... placed third with the 800 freestyle relay team at the summer senior state meet ... was the runner-up with 400 medley relay team at the winter senior state championships ... at the state championships, was 12th in the 50 free, 11th in the 200 medley relay and 13th in the 400 freestyle relay ... recipient of the team's Mental Attitude Award for the 2002-03 season ... as a junior, placed 10th in the 400 freestyle relay at the state championships ... was a teammate of former Boilermaker Kristen Melville ... competed for head coach Richard Wachs.

Personal: Given name is Christina Lynn Lapinskas ... born June 19, 1985 ... daughter of Joseph and Connie Lapinskas ... has an older brother, Joe ... she is the fourth member of her family to attend Purdue ... majoring in accounting.