Reagan Thom
Reagan  Thom

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
New Albany, Ind.

High School:
New Albany

Event:
Breaststroke

Birthdate:
08/19/1997

02/12/2017

Swimmers Post Season-Best Times at OSU

Giesler, Guhlstorf and Sampson were Purdue's top finishers in 2 events

02/10/2017

9 Boilermakers to Race at Ohio State

Purdue among expanded 11-team field featuring 7 teams from power conferences

2016-17 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Competed primarily in the 100 breaststroke and 100 butterfly
• Posted season-best times in the 100 (1:05.55) and 200 breast (2:23.11) at Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational
• Season best in the 100 fly (57.95) was at the Ohio State Winter Invite, where she also recorded a time of 1:06.12 in the 100 breast
• Scored in the B final of the 200 breast and also qualified for the C final of the 100 breast at Va Tech
• Qualified for the A final of all three of her events at Ohio State
• Ranked fifth fastest on the team in the 100 breast in 2016-17

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coaches Steve Bonifer and Ashley Manger at New Albany High School in southern Indiana
• Also part of the Pacsetter Aquatics club team
• State qualifier finished 10th in the 100 breast as a senior and competed with NAHS's 200 free relay team as a freshman
• Four-time all-conference honoree
• Three-year first team all-area performer
• Established a new school and sectional record in the 100 fly as a sophomore and junior
• Did the same in the 100 breast as a senior
• Also a sectional champion in the 200 IM as a sophomore and junior
• Two-time most valuable swimmer honoree as a team captain her upperclassman seasons
• Set numerous records with Pacesetter Aquatics, qualifying for NCSA Junior Nationals
• National Honor Society
• Rotary club member

PERSONAL
• Major: Elementary Education
• Full name is Stephanie Reagan Thom
• Born in Jacksonville, Florida
• Parents are Joseph and Stacy Thom
• Family also includes younger brother Steven
• Father played football at Eastern Kentucky

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Atlanta Braves
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): IUPUI Natatorium
Swimmer She'd Like to Race Against: Cady Farlow
Favorite Marquee Event: The Olympics
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Ronald Reagan
Unique Skill: Wiggling her ears
In Her MP3 Player: Coldplay
Last Concert She Attended: Sam Hunt
Last Book She Read: Stephen King's IT
Favorite Multimedia App: Netflix
Favorite Actor & Actress: Leonardo DiCaprio & Ellen Pompeo
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: The Great Gatsby
Show She Can't Stop Watching: New Girl, The Office
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Cuisine: Sushi
Favorite Dessert: Ice cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Kayaking
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Volleyball
Favorite Purdue Building: Burke Aquatic Center
Favorite Big City: Louisville
Unique Travel Locale: Mexico
Country She'd Like to Visit: Australia
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Hot Tub
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Yujia Song, Philosophy
Furry Friend: Blake & Herschel, Dogs; Georgia & Riley, Cats

@PurdueWSwim

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