News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Meaney, Meitz and 200 medley relay team post new program records
Farlow, Kitchel post third-fastest times in program history
Farlow, Meixner advance to first career championship finals at Big Tens
Clarke breaks two-minute mark in 200 IM, Smailis has two career-best times
Purdue men and women host the Indiana Intercollegiates at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center
Purdue Women's Swimming & Diving 2014-15 team photos
Purdue hosts Big Ten Triple Duals
Women's Swimming & Diving photos from 11/1/13 dual meet
More photos from the home opening meet.
Favorite Pro Team: Manchester United
Favorite Athlete: Roger Federer
Swimmer She'd Like to Race Against: Joseph Schooling
Favorite Marquee Event: Olympics
Unique Skill/Hidden Talent: Can Eat Very Slowly
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Ellen DeGeneres
In Her MP3 Player: Fall Out Boy
Last Concert She Attended: Panic At The Disco
Favorite Social Media Platform: Instagram
Favorite Actor & Actress: Ryan Reynolds & Jennifer Aniston
Favorite TV Show: Psych
Favorite Month: March
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food/Meal: Rice
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Purdue Building: Armstrong
Favorite Big City: New York
Unique Travel Locale: Dubai
Country She'd Like to Visit: Maldives
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Complaining About the Outdoors
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: The Hot Tub
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Kendra Erk, Material Engineering
Most Memorable Meet at Purdue: 2015 Big Tens
2015-16: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar... CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-America... Academic All-Big Ten... Lim competed primarily in the butterfly events and 200 IM... posted career-best times in the 100 (53.01) and 200 fly (1:59.06) to move into second and sixth place in program history... swam the butterfly leg on the record-setting 400 medley relay at the Big Ten Championships... season-best time in the 100 fly was at the Ohio State Last Chance meet... posted her season-best time in the 200 fly at the Purdue Invitational... season best in the 200 IM (2:00.71) was at the Big Ten Championships; continues to rank sixth in program history in the event... accounted for 46.5 team points at Big Tens, finishing fifth in the A final of the 100 fly and qualifying for the B final of the 200 fly and 200 IM... was one of only five Boilermakers to score in three individual events at 2016 Big Tens... accounted for 46 team points at the Purdue Invitational by qualifying for the A final of all three of her events, highlighted by a runner-up showing in the 200 IM... also helped the Boilermakers win the 400 medley relay at the Purdue Invite... ranked third on the team with eight individual event victories... swept the butterfly events in the triple dual with Notre Dame and Ohio State as well as the dual meet victory vs. Iowa... ranked second on the team in scoring at the FIU Sprint Invite, winning the 100 fly and 200 IM along with finishing as the runner-up in the 50 fly... won her heat of the 200 IM at the Purdue Invite.
2014-15: Academic All-Big Ten... Lim competed primarily in the backstroke, butterfly and individual medley events... season-best times in the 100 (56.29, 4th) and 200 back (2:04.39, 5th), 100 (53.58, 3rd) and 200 fly (1:59.13, 3rd), 200 (2:00.66, 2nd) and 400 IM (4:24.15, 5th) all ranked among the top five on the team in 2014-15... moved up on the Purdue all-time Top 10 lists in the 100 (3rd) and 200 fly (6th) as well as the 200 IM (5th) with her career-best times ... accounted for eight team points at the Big Ten Championships after finishing in fifth place of the B final of both the 100 and 200 fly... was also the runner-up in the C final of the 200 IM at Big Tens... posted her season-best times in the 100 fly and 200 IM at Big Tens... scored in four A finals to account for 49.5 team points at the Ohio State Invitational, good for fifth place on the team... finished sixth in the A final of the 100 back, 200 fly and 200 IM to help Purdue win the meet... posted her season-best time in the 100 back at the Ohio State Invitational... accounted for six individual event victories over the course of the season... swept the butterfly events in the dual meet win at Notre Dame... in the dual meet win vs. Michigan State was victorious in three events (100 back, 200 IM and 400 IM) and had the best time at the meet in the 100 fly while swimming in the exhibition heat... won her heats of the 50 free and 100 breast at the Indiana Intercollegiates.
2013-14: Two-Time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Jan. 7 & Jan. 14)... Lim competed primarily in the butterfly, backstroke and IM events... season-best times in the 100 (53.77, 3rd) and 200 fly (1:59.52, 2nd), 200 back (2:04.14, 4th) and 200 IM (2:03.15, 4th) all ranked among the top five on the team in 2013-14... established a new Purdue freshman record in the 100 fly at the Boiler-Make-It NCAA Last Chance meet, moving into third place in program history... also ranks sixth in program history in the 200 fly and 10th in the 200 IM... won Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors in consecutive weeks after winning the 200 IM and swimming on the victorious 200 medley relay team at Hawaii, followed by three event wins in the butterfly as Purdue swept the Michigan-Michigan State duals... posted eight individual event victories throughout the season... runner-up in the C final of the 100 fly at the Big Ten Championships, where she posted her season-best time in the 200 IM as Purdue's top finisher in the event... top times in the butterfly events both came at the Boiler-Make-It... season-best in the 200 back was in the dual meet victory vs. Notre Dame... accounted for six team points at the Ohio State Invitational by placing third in the B final of both butterfly events... won the 100 fly at the first four meets of the season... competed in the 100 back in the dual meet win at Miami (Ohio) and the 400 IM at the Big Ten Triple Duals.
Before Purdue: Four-year letter-winner for coach David Um... two-time Methodist Girls School Outstanding Sports Girl of the Year as an upperclassman... four-time sports scholar... excelled in the 100 and 200 fly.
Personal: Full name is Meagan Shen-Hui Lim... parents are Colin Lim Fang Kiat & Wendy Lim Shuck Yeu... family also includes sisters Nicole and Freida... father is a doctor in Singapore and sister Nicole attends college in Australia... majoring in materials science and engineering.