Morgan Meixner
Morgan  Meixner

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Lawrence North

Event:
Diving

Birthdate:
03/03/1997

10/13/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

05/19/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

04/12/2017

Purdue Finishes in Top 25 Again at NCAAs

Four Boilermakers earn All-America honors, Purdue hosts Big Tens again

03/22/2017

59 Boilers Tabbed Academic All-B1G

Purdue honored members of its basketball, swimming and diving and wrestling programs

03/17/2017

Meitz, Reese Earn All-America Honors

Meitz repeats as All-American in 500 Free, Reese scores on 1-meter in NCAAs debut

2016-17 / AS A SOPHOMORE
NCAA Championships Qualifier (1-Meter Diving)
Academic All-Big Ten
• Competed in the springboard events
• Finished 20th in the 1-meter prelims in her debut at the NCAA Championships
• Placed fourth on 1-meter at Zones with a Purdue season-best score (305.85) to qualify for NCAAs
• Finished among the top 10 in both springboard events at the Big Ten Championships, accounting for 39 points to ranked tied for second on the team
• Qualified for the championship final of 3-meter with a season-best score (330.65) and finished as the runner-up in the consolation final of 1-meter at Big Tens
• Victorious on 3-meter in the dual meet vs. Michigan State
• Finished sixth in both springboard events at IUPUI's House of Champions Invitational

2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Specialized in the springboard events
• Posted season-best scores on 1-meter (306.85) and the platforms (239.35) at the Big Ten Championships
• Season-best on 3-meter (306.70) was at the Big Ten Triple Duals
• Finished 13th overall on 1-meter as a finals qualifier for her best finish at the Zone C Championships
• Accounted for 29 team points at the Big Ten Championships, good for second most among Purdue's divers
• At Big Tens, was the runner-up in the consolation final of 1-meter diving and also qualified for the consolation final of platform
• Victorious on 3-meter at the Indiana Intercollegiates

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Rafael Alvarez at Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis
• Four-year Indiana state qualifier finished in the top four every year
• Runner-up at the state finals as a senior
• Inducted into the Lawrence North Athletic Hall of Fame
• Four-year conference and sectional champion
• Won regional titles as a freshman and senior
• Four-year all-state honoree
• Junior Zones champion and Senior Zones finalist
• Junior Nationals finalist in all three individual diving events
• Two-time Senior Nationals qualifier
• Academic top-30 student
• Two-time Wildcat of the Month honoree

PERSONAL
• Major: Biology
• Full name is Morgan Julian Meixner
• Born in Indianapolis
• Parents are Jim and Maria Meixner
• Family also includes older brothers Brandon and Cory
• Both of her brothers played college baseball, Brandon at Wabash College before transferring to and graduating from Purdue and Cory at DePauw University

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Indianapolis Colts
Favorite Athlete: Mary Beth Dunnichay
Diver She'd Like to Compete Against: Steele Johnson
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Florida State
Favorite Marquee Event: Summer Olympics
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 10-Meter Platform
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Zac Efron
In Her MP3 Player: Drake
Last Concert She Attended: Florida Georgia Line
Band She’d Love to See Play Purdue: Backstreet Boys
Favorite Social Media Platform: Instagram
Favorite Multimedia App: Netflix
Favorite Actor, Actress, & Director: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig & Kenny Ortega
Favorite Super-Hero: Batman
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Bridesmaids
Favorite TV Show: Grey's Anatomy
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Rice
Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cookies
Favorite Purdue Building: The Union
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Mackey
Favorite Big City: San Francisco
Unique Travel Locale: The Philippines
Country She'd Like to Visit: Spain
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Power washing decks
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Hopscotch
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: The Hot Tub
Most Memorable Meet at Purdue: 2017 NCAA Championships
Furry Friend: Mitzie, Pekingese

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