124 Boilermakers have earned academic distinction this year
Purdue had 63 student-athletes earn the award.
Dunnichay, Tweardy & the 800 free relay team earn All-America honors.
Lyon, Schlobohm & Monteiro team up for exciting tight 1-2-3 finish in C final of 400 IM.
Lim, Manger, Marr & Petric also post Purdue all-time Top 10 times.
Purdue Women's Swimming & Diving 2014-15 team photos
Favorite Pro Team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Person She'd Like to Have Dinner With: Ellen DeGeneres
In Her MP3 Player: Train
Last Concert She Attended: Walk the Moon
Favorite Social Media Platform: Instagram
Favorite Actor & Actress: Bradley Cooper & Sandra Bullock
Last Book She Read: End Game
Favorite TV Show: Grey's Anatomy
Favorite Month : August
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Potatoes
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Beach Volleyball
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Volleyball
Favorite Purdue Building: Krannert
Favorite Big City: New York
Unique Travel Locale: Australia
Country She'd Like to Visit: Greece
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Diving Tower
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Linda Naimi, OLS
Furry Friend: Maycee, Yellow Lab
2014-15: Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... did not see action due to injury.
2013-14: Klomp competed primarily in the freestyle sprints... raced in the 50 (24.59) and 100 free (53.13) as well as the 100 back (1:01.19) at the Ohio State Invitational... posted her season-best time in the 50 free (24.31) in the dual meet victory vs. Michigan... made her collegiate debut at the November Quad meet, racing in the 50 and 100 free.
Before Purdue: Klomp was a four-year varsity letter-winner for coach Paula Allshouse... four-year Pennsylvania state meet qualifier, individually reaching the championship finals of the 50 and 100 free each year... NISCA All-American as a junior... four-time First Team All-State... PIAA state champion in the 200 medley relay as a freshman, swimming the anchor leg... state runner up in the 100 free twice and in the 50 free as a freshman... four-time District 10 champion in the 100 free and at least one relay event, setting new records in four events... team MVP and team captain... USA Swimming Junior Nationals qualifier with her Erie Aquatics club team.
Personal: Full name is Rylee Renee Klomp... born in Union City, Pa.... parents are Brad and Serene Klomp... family also includes younger siblings Braxton and Bailee... father played football at Cal University of Pennsylvania... majoring in Organizational Leadership and Supervision.