Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Boston Red Sox
In Her MP3 Player: Vampire Weekend
Last Concert She Attended: Lady Gaga
Magazine She Subscribes To: Cosmopolitan
Favorite Meal: Breakfast
Favorite Purdue Building: Stone Hall
Favorite Big City: Washington, D.C.
Unique Travel Locale: St. Petersburg, Russia
Most Memorable at Purdue: 2010 Big Ten Championships
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Sharon Williams, Anthropology
2010-11: Academic All-Big Ten... Lopez competed primarily in the butterfly events... her season-best times in the 100 (55.17) and 200 fly (2:04.66) both ranked second for Purdue in 2010-11... posted her season-best times in the fly events as well as the 200 IM (2:06.31) at the Big Ten Championships, finishing second in the C final of the 100 fly... finished second in the 100 fly with her second-fastest time of the year in the dual meet victory against Indiana... competed in the 100 and 200 fly and 200 IM at the Purdue Invitational... won the C final of the 200 fly and qualified for the B final of the 100 fly at the Purdue Invite... competed in the 100 free and the fly events in the dual meet win at Northwestern... swam the 100 and 200 free at the Indiana Intercollegiates.
2009-10: Academic All-Big Ten...Opened season with runner-up placing in 200 butterfly at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/10)...also swam third leg on runner-up 200 medley relay and finished fourth in 200 freestyle...placed third in 100 butterfly vs. Northwestern (11/7) and at Indiana (1/23)...took fourth in 200 butterfly vs. Notre Dame (11/6) and at Eastern Michigan (11/13)...2:08.48 clocking vs. Fighting Irish was season's fastest...season-best 100 butterfly time of 55.86 came during preliminaries at Big Ten Championships (2/19)...swam third leg on third-place 800 freestyle relay (11/13) and anchored third-place 200 freestyle relay (11/14) at Eastern Michigan...swam on three third-place 400 freestyle relays...took second leg vs. Notre Dame, third leg vs. Michigan State (1/9) and final leg at Indiana...swam third leg on third-place 200 medley relay at Miami (10/23) and on third-place 400 medley relay vs. Notre Dame and vs. Northwestern.
Before Purdue: Spent first two collegiate seasons at American University...broke school record in 100 butterfly while placing fifth at 2009 Patriot League Championships...was part of four scoring relays at 2008 Patriot League Championships...also finished seventh in 100 butterfly...four-year letterwinner at Masconomet Regional High School...served as team captain final three years...two-time team MVP...named Freshman of the Year...finished second at state championships in 50 freestyle as sophomore...broke sectional record in 100 butterfly as senior...finished second at state championships in 100 butterfly...won team award.
Personal: Full name is Mary-Margaret Lopez...born in Boston, Mass....parents are the late Anthony Lopez and Margaret Lopez...intends to major in anthropology.