Morgan Meixner
Morgan  Meixner


Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Lawrence North




Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics


Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics


Purdue Finishes in Top 25 Again at NCAAs

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


59 Boilers Tabbed Academic All-B1G

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


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

• 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

• 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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