Nika Petric
Nika Petric

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Kranj, Slovenia

High School:
Gimnazija Kranj

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
09/27/1992



11/18/2012

Boilermakers Close Out Team Victory at Purdue Invitational

Gustafson wins 100 freestyle, helps Boilers post their fourth relay win of the weekend.

11/18/2012

Women Win, Men Place Second as Purdue Invitational Wraps

Boiler men feature 3 of top 4 finishers in platform diving, all qualifying for Zones.

11/17/2012

Top Team Scores Tight After Opening Night of Purdue Invite

Boilermakers have five of the eight qualifiers for the A final of the 50 free.

11/16/2012

Top Team Scores Tight After Opening Night of Purdue Invite

Boilermakers feature four of the top five finishers in 1-meter diving.

11/03/2012

Purdue Posts Double Dual Meet Sweep at Northwestern

Bissett, Dias, Mercer & Tucker among the Boilers two-time individual event winners.

09/14/2012

2012-13 Swimming & Diving Photo Day

The Boilermakers take their team photos.

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.