Autumn Sample
Autumn Sample

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pullman, Wash.

High School:
Pullman

Event:
Fly/IM

Birthdate:
01/25/1982



2002-03: Academic All-Big Ten ... CSCAA Academic All-American ... honor student ... member of the Dean?s List ... reached the ?B? finals of the 200 fly at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 13th in 2:04.02 ... recorded a personal best of 2:01.48 in the 200 fly during triangular meet against Cincinnati and Georgia Tech ... won both butterfly races vs. Iowa and Miami University ... tied personal best of 56.73 in the 100 fly during the Big Ten preliminaries ... enjoyed a successful run in Hawaii, winning the 100-meter fly at the Kahanamoku Classic (57.44) and the 200-meter fly at the Rainbow Invite (2:06.15) ... also placed second in the 200 IM and with the 400 medley relay group at the Rainbow Invite ... swam third leg for the winning 200 medley relay team against Cincinnati and Georgia Tech (1:44.04).

2001-02: Academic All-Big Ten ... finished 18th in 100 fly at 2002 Big Ten Championships with time of 56.73, her season best and the second-best team time ... was 24th in the 200 fly at Big Ten?s in 2:05.91 ... finished 29th in the 200 IM at the conference championships ... had team?s third-best 200 fly time at 2:05.14 ... had second-best team time in the 200 IM at 2:06.66 and fourth-best 400 IM time in 4:30.56 ... recorded all three season-best times at Northwestern Invite in Nov.

2000-01: Finished 11th in the 200 fly at the conference championships, good enough for a B-cut standard time and the second-best Boilermaker time ... the Boilermakers? top finisher in the 200 IM at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 2:05.89 for 21st place ... also the top Purdue finisher in the 400 IM for 18th place in 4:27.68 at Big Ten?s ... recorded the top Purdue 400 IM time at 4:27.68 ... posted second-best times in the 200 IM (2:05.89) and the 200 fly (2:02.50) ... had the team?s third-best 100 fly time at 58.03.

High School: Third-place finisher in the 200 fly, fourth in the 400 IM and seventh in the 100 fly at 2000 Junior Nationals ... eight-time Junior Nationals participant ... honorable mention All-American in 1997, 1999 and 2000 ... Washington state finalist all four years ... four-time team Most Valuable Swimmer ... holds district records in the 100 fly and 200 IM.

Personal: Born Jan. 25, 1982 ... given name is Autumn Claire Sample ... parents are Gregory and Elaine Sample ... has a younger sister, Natalie ... political science and public relations major.