Sophie Levy
Sophie  Levy

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Shorewood, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka

Event:
Butterfly

Birthdate:
04/29/1998

02/12/2017

Swimmers Post Season-Best Times at OSU

Giesler, Guhlstorf and Sampson were Purdue's top finishers in 2 events

02/10/2017

9 Boilermakers to Race at Ohio State

Purdue among expanded 11-team field featuring 7 teams from power conferences

2016-17 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Competed primarily in the 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly
• Posted season-best times in the 50 (23.95) and 100 free (53.10) at the Ohio State Winter Invite
• Season best in the 100 fly (56.96) was at Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational, where she finished as the runner-up in the C final of the event
• Qualified for the A final of the 100 fly and won the B final of the 50 free at Ohio State

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year letterwinner for coach Dan Berve at Minnetonka High School in suburban Minneapolis
• Also part of the Minnetonka Swim Club
• Four-time All-American, all-state and all-conference honoree
• Established a new school record in the 100 fly as a junior and with her 200 free relay team as a senior
• Part of true team state champions in 2012 and 2015
• Also part of three sectional champions
• 100 fly age group (13-14) state champion
• Einer Anderson Award recipient, which honors an MHS senior student-athlete that best exemplifies the qualities for courage, humor, generosity, humility, faith and dedication

PERSONAL
• Major: Supply Chain
• Full name is Sophie Leona Levy
• Born in Hayward, California
• Parents are Luis and Patricia Levy
• Family also includes older sister Ellie, who was a swimmer at St. Olaf College
• Father has degrees from MIT and Harvard; mother is a Minnesota alumna

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Minnesota Vikings
Favorite Athlete/Coach: Phillip Phan
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): University of Minnesota
Swimmer She'd Like to Race Against: Emily Meaney
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 100 IM
Favorite Playoff Format/Marquee Event: The Olympics
Would Like to Have Dinner With: Maddie Ziegler
In Her MP3 Player: Beyonce
Last Concert She Attended: Khalid
Band/Musician She'd Love to See Play Purdue: Miley Cyrus
Last Book She Read/Magazine She Subscribes To: Microeconomics textbook
Favorite Multimedia App: Spotify
Favorite Actor, Actress & Producer: Nicolas Cage, Ellen Pompeo, Shonda Rhimes
Favorite Super-Heroes: The Incredibles
Favorite Super-Hero/Sci-Fi Series: Spiderman
Shows She Can't Stop Watching: Dance Moms
Favorite Month: April
Favorite Holiday: April Fools' Day
Favorite Meal: Sushi
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Not a fan of outdoor activities
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Ping Pong
Favorite Purdue Building: Wiley
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Bowling Alley
Favorite Big City: Minneapolis
Unique Travel Locale: Jamaica
Country She'd Like to Visit: Croatia
Favorite Thing About the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center: Hot Tub
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: The train
Furry Friend: Pepper- Hamster

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