Lea Cecil
Lea  Cecil


Granger, Ind.

High School:




Swimmers Post Season-Best Times at OSU

Giesler, Guhlstorf and Sampson were Purdue's top finishers in 2 events


9 Boilermakers to Race at Ohio State

Purdue among expanded 11-team field featuring 7 teams from power conferences


Purdue Ready for Dual in South Bend

Women to also compete against Miami (Fla.), Rutgers in first road dual

2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Competed primarily in the 100 and 200 freestyle
• Posted season-best times in the 50 (24.23), 100 (52.70) and 200 free (1:52.64) at the Ohio State Winter Invite
• Also raced in all three of her events at Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational, Big Ten Triple Duals and Michigan State dual
• Qualified for the A final of the 200 free at Ohio State as Purdue's finisher
• Raced in the B final of the 50 and 100 free at OSU

• Four-year letterwinner for coach Jess Preston at Penn High School in Northern Indiana
• Also played tennis as a freshman
• Part of the PRO Swimming club team
• Helped PHS win four straight conference and sectional titles, finish in the top 10 at state all four years
• Part of two All-American relay teams each of her upperclassman seasons, including the 200 free relay both years
• Team MVP and athlete of the month winner as a senior
• Four-year honor roll student
• Earned All-America academic honors as a senior

• Major: Pharmacy
• Full name is Leann Jamie Cecil
• Born in Louisville, Kentucky
• Parents are Spencer and Jennifer Cecil, both Purdue alumni

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: New Orleans Saints
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): IUPUI Natatorium
Swimmer She'd Like to Race Against: Simone Manuel
Favorite Marquee Event: Olympics
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Derek Shepherd from Grey's Anatomy
Unique Skill/Hidden Talent: Fold Fingers
In Her MP3 Player: Jon Bellion
Last Concert She Attended: Lollapalooza
Group She’d Love to See Play Purdue: Migos
Last Book She Read: The Girls
Favorite Multimedia App: Netflix
Favorite Actor, Actress: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence
Favorite Movies to Watch on Team Bus: Mean Girls, Pitch Perfect, Kicking and Screaming
Favorite Super-Heroes: Thor, Captain America, Iron Man
Show She Can't Stop Watching: Grey's Anatomy
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Fourth of July
Favorite Food/Meal: Mexican/Chips and Salsa
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Boating
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Favorite Purdue Building: Union
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Ross-Ade Stadium
Favorite Big City: NYC
Unique Travel Locale: Costa Rica
Country She'd Like to Visit: Greece
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Hot Tub
Most Memorable Event at Purdue: Virginia
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: Teammates
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Christine Hrycyna, Chemistry
Furry Friend: Luna (cat)


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