Megan Johnson
Megan  Johnson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:
Homestead

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
03/05/1999

03/15/2018

Boilermakers Impress in 800 Free Relay

Johnson, Meitz, DeCoursey and Seidl post second-fastest time in team history

03/13/2018

12 Boilermakers to Compete at NCAAs

Purdue has finished among top 25 at NCAAs nine times since 2005

02/28/2018

7 Women's Swimmers Qualify for NCAAs

Meitz qualifies for fourth straight year; Kitchel, Rawson also going back to NCAAs

02/17/2018

5 Boilermakers Score in A Finals Friday

Kitchel, Phee post second-fastest times in team history in 100 fly, 100 breast

02/14/2018

Medley Relay Mark Eclipsed at Big Tens

Smailis, Auckley help Purdue break its program record for second year in a row

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coaches Justin Max and Bobby Mattin at Homestead High School in Fort Wayne
• Multi-year Indiana state qualifier, finishing as the runner-up in the 100 free as a senior
• Also a state finalist in the 100 and 200 free in both of her upperclassman seasons
• Mental attitude award recipient and Wendy’s High School Heisman winner as a senior
• Two-time sectional champion each of her final three years, winning the 200 free three straight seasons
• Multi-year first team all-conference honoree
• Workhorse award and coach’s award as a junior
• Helped Homestead win a sectional title as a freshman
• Established LCM records in the 100 and 200 free with her SWAC Swim Team club
• Multi-year Scholastic All-American

PERSONAL
• Major: Health and Human Sciences (Pre-Med)
• Full name is Megan Erica Johnson
• Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
• Parents are Eric and JoAnn Johnson
• Family also includes older sisters Kristen Criswell, Erin Gregory and Kelly O'Hara
• Sisters Erin and Kelly both swam at Ball State
• Club Team: SWAC Swim Team
• Club Coach: Justin Max
• Best Events (Top Times SCY/LCM): 100 Free (50.16/57.74), 200 Free (1:49.50/2:05.84)

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Missy Franklin
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): IUPUI Natatorium
Swimmer She'd Like to Race Against: Katie Ledecky
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 200 Free
Favorite Marquee Event: Olympics
In Her MP3 Player: AJR
Band She'd Love to See Play Purdue: Train
Favorite Actor & Actress: Ryan Reynolds & Emma Stone
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Pitch Perfect
Favorite Super-Hero: Wonder Woman
Show She Can't Stop Watching: The Office
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food/Meal: Pasta
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Badminton
Favorite Purdue Building: Co-Rec
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Ross-Ade Stadium
Favorite Big City: New York
Unique Travel Locale: Zion National Park
Country She'd Like to Visit: Spain
Favorite Thing About the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center: Lane Space
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: David Bridges, Biology
Furry Friend: Sadie, Shih Tzu

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