Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo
In Her MP3 Player: John Mayer
Last Concert She Attended: Drake
Favorite Actor & Actress: Richard Gere & Julia Roberts
Favorite Author: Nicholas Sparks
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Steak & Mashed Potatoes
Favorite Purdue Building: Beering
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Snowboarding
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: St. Thomas
Most Like to Visit: Australia
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Running, Soccer
Most Memorable Meet at Purdue: 2010 Big Ten Championships
Furry Friend: Callie, Cocker Spaniel/Poodle mixed breed
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, Reading, Traveling
2011-12: Exercised an Olympic Redshirt waiver to concentrate on training for the Olympic Trials... competed at the USA Diving Winter Nationals in December, placing 24th in the 10-meter platform in her first organized competition since the spring of 2010.
2010-11: Academic All-Big Ten... Redshirted due to injury.
2009-10: Academic All-Big Ten...3-meter All-American...1-meter Honorable Mention All-American...moved to second on Purdue's all-time performance list in 3-meter with 380.95 score during preliminary list at NCAA Championships (3/19)...finished fifth in final after posting 350.20 score...scored in ninth place in 1-meter at NCAA Championships (3/18)...moved to second on program's all-time performance list in platform with 339.40 score during preliminary round at Big Ten Championships (2/19)...scored in third in final with 287.35 total...broke Doris Z. Holloway Pool 3-meter facility record with 380.10 points vs. Michigan State (1/9)...record bettered previous mark of 370.20 set by teammate Ashley Karnes on Nov. 20 and stood until Big Ten Championships...finished fourth in platform at USA Diving Winter National Championships to qualify for Team USA at AT&T USA Grand Prix, her first international squad (2/6)...won both springboard competitions vs. Notre Dame (11/6)...took first in 3-meter and second off 1-meter vs. Northwestern (11/7)...finished fourth in 1-meter at Big Ten Championships with then-season-best score of 313.05 (2/18)...earned runner-up finish in 1-meter at Purdue Invitational (11/21)...scored in third from lowest springboard at Miami (10/23) and at Eastern Michigan (11/13)...finished second in 3-meter at NCAA Zone C Championships to earn spot in national championship meet (3/13)...placed third in platform vs. Indiana (1/23).
2008-09: 1-meter Honorable Mention All-American...broke Purdue freshman record and moved to fourth on school's all-time performance list on 1-meter with 319.90 score while placing third at Big Ten Championships (2/19)...moved to fifth on Purdue's all-time performance list on 3-meter while scoring 334.35 points and winning consolation final at Big Ten Championships (2/20)...moved to 10th on Purdue's all-time performance list on platform with winning score of 250.50 at Big Ten Duals (1/31)...won silver medal on platform with 315.05 score at AT&T National Diving Championships (8/15)...also finished seventh in 3-meter after scoring 294.50 (8/16)...finished 12th off 1-meter with 299.00 score at NCAA Championships (3/19)...also placed 19th from 3-meter (3/20)...finished second in 3-meter at NCAA Zone C Diving Championships (3/13)...also finished fourth off 1-meter (3/14) and sixth from platform (3/15)...earned first collegiate victory by winning 3-meter with 320.90 points and placed third in 1-meter after scoring 261.60 points in double dual at Miami (10/23)...dove to victory off 1-meter with 271.80 points and off 3-meter with 299.25 at Michigan State (1/17)...won 3-meter after scoring 310.65 points and finished second off 1-meter with 281.30 score in Big Ten Duals at Minnesota (1/30)...won 1-meter after scoring 283.95 points and finished third in 3-meter with 296.41 score at Notre Dame (11/8)...finished second from platform with then-personal-best score of 250.28 and third off 3-meter with 309.15 score at Indiana (1/24)...finished second in 1-meter with 273.45 score and third in 3-meter with 297.80 points at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/18)...finished second in 1-meter with 276.60 score and in 3-meter with 288.60 points at Northwestern (11/7)...finished third in 3-meter with 306.55 points at Purdue Challenge (11/14)...also finished third in 1-meter after scoring 274.88 (11/15)...placed seventh in 3-meter with 262.45 points at Art Adamson Invitational (11/21)...also finished 10th in 1-meter with 244.80 score (11/22) and fourth in platform with 242.45 points (11/23)...finished fourth in 3-meter with 320.95 points at Ohio State Diving Invitational (12/5)...also placed fifth in 1-meter with then-career-best score of 294.40 points (12/6) and eighth off platform after scoring 213.10 points (12/7)...finished second in 1-meter with 269.47 points and third in 3-meter with 235.12 points in quadruple dual at Florida Atlantic (1/10)
Before Purdue: Graduated from Williamsville North High School in 2008 ... four-time varsity letter winner ... four-time sectional winner and conference champion on 1-meter ... three-time state champion on 1-meter ... set conference, sectional and state meet records as a senior ... twice voted team MVP ... finished second off 3-meter at the 2006 Junior Nationals and seventh at the 2006 Junior World Championships ... competed for club team Wings Diving Program for ten years ... member of the National Honor Society and the Math Honor Society.
Personal: Given name is Casey Marie Matthews ... born Aug. 20, 1990 ... daughter of Gregory and Julia Matthews ... has two younger siblings, Kelley and Ryan ... majoring in public relations ans rhetorical advocacy.