Nika Petric
Nika Petric


Kranj, Slovenia

High School:
Gimnazija Kranj



Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Laure Manaudou
In Her MP3 Player: Coldplay
Favorite Actor: Denzel Washington
Favorite Month of the Year: May
Favorite Holiday: Her Birthday
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Purdue Building: Recitation Building
Favorite Big City: Prague
Unique Travel Locale: Miami
Country She'd Most Like to Visit: Australia
Pets at Home: Pak, Dalmatian

Before Purdue: Petric established three new national records for her age group in her native Slovenia... European Juniors champion... competed in the World Championships for Slovenia as well as the European Championships four times... helped her club team win three national championships.

Personal: Full name is Nika Karlina Petric... born in Ljubljana, Slovenia... parents are Darjan and Karmen Petric... father was a competitive swimmer and her mother was Nika's coach... older brother Jan is member of the Purdue men's team... majoring in interior design in the college of liberal arts.