Roxy Griffore
Roxy  Griffore


Milford, Mich.

High School:




Purdue Finishes in Top 25 Again at NCAAs

Four Boilermakers earn All-America honors, Purdue hosts Big Tens again


59 Boilers Tabbed Academic All-B1G

Purdue honored members of its basketball, swimming and diving and wrestling programs


21 Boilermakers Score on Day 1 at Va Tech

McDowell, Meitz, Rawson and Smailis post top-three finishes in an A final


Gerbrandt Wins Three Events at Ohio State

Boilermakers sweep the relays, Gerbrandt wins 100 fly and 200 IM


Ten Swimmers Set for OSU Winter Invite

Purdue to race against nine other teams at two-day invitational meet

2016-17 / AS A SOPHOMORE
Academic All-Big Ten
• Competed primarily in the freestyle sprints
• Posted career-best times in the 100 (51.86) and 200 free (1:57.05) at the Big Ten Championships
• Bested her 50 free time (23.72) from Big Tens a week later (23.69) at the Boiler-Make-It NCAA last chance meet
• Swam the anchor leg on the victorious 200 medley relay in the dual meet win vs. Michigan State
• At Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational, scored in the B final of the 50 free and also qualified for the C final of the 100

2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Competed primarily in the freestyle sprints
• Posted season-best times in the 50 (24.01) and 100 free (53.04) at the Ohio State Winter Invite
• Had a season-best time in the 100 fly (1:00.95) at the Purdue Invitational
• Was Purdue's top finishers in the 50 and 100 free at Ohio State, finishing as the runner-up in the 50 and taking fourth in the 100
• Also anchored the 200 medley relay to victory at OSU

• Four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Shannon Dunworth at Mercy High School in suburban Detroit
• Four-year All-American and all-state honoree
• Helped MHS win state titles as a junior and freshman while also finishing as the runner-up her sophomore and senior years
• Swam the anchor leg on the state champion 200 medley relay team as a senior
• MISCA Dream Team honoree in the 50 free as a junior
• Part of four straight Oakland County and Catholic League championship teams
• National Honor Society

• Major: Psychology
• Full name is Roxanne Lee Griffore
• Born in Royal Oak, Michigan
• Parents are Bill and Theresa Griffore
• Family also includes six older siblings -- brothers Billy and Tony, sisters Vicki, Brandy, Stephanie and Katie

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Detroit Red Wings
Favorite Athlete: Dara Torres
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): IU Natatorium
Swimmer She'd Like to Race Against: Dara Torres
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 200m Medley Relay
Favorite Marquee Event: Olympics
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Patrick Swayze
In Her MP3 Player: One Republic
Last Concert She Attended: Kid Rock
Favorite Social Media Platform: Instagram
Favorite Author: L.J. Smith
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Gerard Butler, Julia Roberts & Steven Spielberg
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Remember the Titans
Favorite Super-Hero: Iron Man
Favorite TV Show: Friends
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Jet Skiing
Favorite Purdue Building: CoRec
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Ross-Ade Stadium
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Country She'd Like to Visit: Ireland
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Team Room
Most Memorable Meet/Moment at Purdue: 2016 Black & Gold Intrasquad
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: Everything
Furry Friend: Binx, Cat


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