Purdue Personal Preferences In Her MP3 Player: Backstreet Boys
Last Concert You Attended: Blitzen Trapper
Favorite Actor & Actress: Ryan Gosling & Rachel McAdams
Favorite Author: Emily Giffin
Favorite Month of the Year: September
Favorite Holiday: Arbor Day
Favorite Foods: Chocolate
Favorite Building on Campus: Wiley Dining Court
Favorite Big City: San Francisco
Unique Travel Locale: Greece
Country She'd Most Like to Visit: France
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Curling
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Horseshoes
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Howard Zelaznik, HK
Furry Friend: Linus, Miniature Dachshund
Other Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Spleeping & Eating
2011-12: NCAA Championships Qualifier (200 free & 200 fly)... Second Team All-Big Ten... Sheets competed in seven different events, racing most frequently in the butterfly events and 200 free... set six new school records, overall program records in the 100 (53.80) and 200 fly (1:56.67) and new freshman marks in the 100 (49.89) and 200 free (1:47.22)... also broke the Purdue freshman record in the 50 free (23.12) at the Ohio State Invitational but Carly Marshall lowered the mark by one one-hundredth at the Big Ten Championships... competed in the 200 free and 200 fly at the NCAA Championships, establishing a new freshman record in the 200 free in the process... recognized with the team's Commitment to Excellence award... posted 11 individual victories to rank third on the team... accounted for 29 ½ team points at the Big Ten Championships after qualify for the A final of the 100 and 200 fly, placing second in the 200 fly... also swam on the 400 and 800 free and 400 medley relay teams at Big Tens... the 400 medley team broke the school record and the freestyle teams both posted the third-fastest marks in program history... eclipsed seven Purdue records at the Ohio State Invitational in December... won the A final of the 100 and 200 fly and the B final of the 50 free at Ohio State, accounting for 49 team points... also swam on all five of Purdue's top relays at Ohio State, helping the 200 and 800 free relays win... swept the 100 and 200 fly in the Big Ten Network live TV dual meet at Indiana... won the 100 fly in dual meets against Miami, Notre Dame, Northwestern and Iowa as well as the Indiana Intercollegiates... victorious in the 200 fly at the Big Ten Quad... won the 500 free in the dual Meet against Michigan State in the only time she competed in the event all season... along with her 100 and 200 fly records, also ranks among the fastest in program history in the 50 (10th), 100 (7th) and 200 free (4th).
Before Purdue: Four-year varsity letter-winner was part of four consecutive IHSAA state championship teams at Carmel High School... four-year Indiana state qualifier won the 200 free with a state-record time as a senior... helped five Carmel relay teams win state titles, including the 400 free as a sophomore-senior and 200 free as junior and senior... three-time All-State honoree... also placed among the top five at state in the 100 fly and 200 free... posted an Indiana Association 15-16-year-olds record time in the 200 fly as a sophomore... three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American... four-time CHS scholar athlete... National Federation of High Schools swimming honor roll as a senior... National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Rhiannon Noel Sheets... born in Indianapolis... daughter of Jeff and Lisa Sheets... family also includes younger brother Dylan... double majoring in movement and sport sciences.