Natalie Mudd
Natalie  Mudd

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Fishers, Ind.

High School:
Hamilton Southeastern

Event:
Backstroke/IM

Birthdate:
08/08/1997

04/12/2017

Purdue Finishes in Top 25 Again at NCAAs

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

02/19/2017

Meaney Sets Team Record on Platforms

Farlow, Kitchel post third-fastest times in program history

12/07/2016

December Behind the Blocks Videos

Ehrman, Ho featured this week along with a mid-season list of links

11/21/2016

H2Okie Fall Invite Scoring Recaps

Amaltdinov, House, Juliusson and Noens score in four individual events

11/19/2016

Purdue Wins 4 Events on Day 2 at Va Tech

Kitchel leads the way as Purdue women qualify 6 for 100 fly

2016-17 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Competed primarily in the backstroke events
• Posted season-best times in the 100 (55.25) and 200 back (1:58.37) as well as the 50 free (23.36) at the Big Ten Championships
• In program history, moved into sixth place in the 200 back and 10th place in the 100
• Purdue's top finisher in the 200 back at Big Tens... qualified for the B final of the 200 back at Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational
• Also won the C final of the 100 back and posted her season best in the 100 free (52.87) at Va Tech
• Competed in the 200 IM (2:07.47) vs. Indiana and the Big Ten Triple Duals over consecutive weekends in January
• Represented Purdue at the U.S. Open Championships in August

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Andy Pedersen at Hamilton Southeastern High School in suburban Indianapolis
• Also part of the Southeastern Swim Club
• Competed in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the 100 backstroke
• Helped lead HSE to a runner-up finish at state in 2016 as well as three conference and sectional titles
• Four-year state qualifier in the 100 back and with the HSE relay teams
• Also qualified for state in the 200 IM as an upperclassman
• Finished third at state in the 100 back as a senior while helping 200 and 400 free relay teams post runner-up showings
• Earned All-American honors all four years, including three time in the 100 back
• Nathan King Mental Attitude award recipient as a team captain her senior year
• Four-year high honor roll student and scholar athlete

PERSONAL
• Full name is Natalie Marie Mudd
• Born in Indianapolis
• Parents are Gregg and Tina Mudd
• Family also includes older siblings Austin, Emily and Courtney
• All three siblings were also collegiate swimmers: Austin at Ohio State, Emily at Liberty and Courtney at Ball State
• Major: Neurobiology and Physiology

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Indianapolis Colts
Favorite Athlete: Matt Grevers
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): IUPUI Natatorium
Swimmer She'd Like to Race Against: Jinq En Phee
Favorite Marquee Event: The Olympics
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Beyonce
Hidden Talent: Can rap the song "Panda"
In Her MP3 Player: Kesha
Last Concert She Attended: Sam Hunt
Last Book She Read: Her Biology textbook
Favorite Multimedia App: Netflix
Favorite Actor & Actress: Steve Carell & Jennifer Lawrence
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Despicable Me
Favorite Super-Hero: Mr. Incredible
Show She Can't Stop Watching: The Office, New Girl
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Cheese
Favorite Dessert: Cheesecake
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Tanning
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Ultimate Frisbee
Favorite Purdue Building: Burke Aquatic Center
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Mackey
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: California
Country She'd Like to Visit: South Africa
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Team Room
Most Memorable Moment at Purdue: 2017 Big 10's
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: Being part of the Purdue family
Furry Friend: Sampson, Labradoodle

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