Riley Kishman
Riley  Kishman


Grand Rapids, Mich.

High School:
Catholic Central




5 Boilermakers in A Finals Friday

Kitchel, Phee post second-fastest times in team history in 100 fly, 100 breast


Iowa Up Next for Final Dual of the Fall

Boilermakers continue to train with eyes on three-day Purdue Invitational (Nov. 16-18)

• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coaches Mio Vasic at Catholic Central High School in Grand Rapids
• Four-year Michigan state meet qualifier
• Division 3 swimmer of the year as a junior after winning state titles in the 200 free and 100 breast
• Also won Division 3 state titles in 200 IM in each of her underclassman seasons and the 100 breast as a sophomore
• Helped Central Catholic win the 2015 MHSAA Division 3 state title, swimming on both victorious freestyle relays
• Four-year all-state honoree and an All-American as a junior
• As a senior, finished second in the 200 free and third in the 100 breast at state
• Multi-year USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
• With her East Grand Rapids Club team was a multi-year state champion in the 100 and 200 breast
• Club team also set state and national age group records in the 200 free relay in consecutive years
• Cum laude student each of her upperclassman years
• Graduated among the top 10 percent of her class
• Woman of the Year and Athlete of the Year nominee

• Major: Health Sciences Pre-Professional
• Full name is Riley Nicole Kishman
• Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
• Parents are Craig and Eileen Kishman
• Father is a Michigan State alumnus and mother is a Michigan almuna
• Club Team: East Grand Rapids Aquatics
• Club Coach: Brandon Converse
• Best Events (Top Times SCY/LCM): 100 Breast (1:03.20/1:12.73), 200 Breast (2:19.86/2:39.57)

Purdue Personal Preferences
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 400 Medley Relay
Favorite Marquee Event: Olympics
Last Concert She Attended: 2 Chainz/Selena Gomez
Favorite Multimedia App: Netflix
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holiday: Fourth of July
Favorite Food/Meal: Cheesy Potatoes
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Boating
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Favorite Purdue Building: Memorial Union
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Ireland
Country She'd Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Thing About the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center: Hot Tub
Furry Friend: Maggie, Golden Retriever


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