Six of the Purdue women's nine NCAA Championships qualifiers had 3.5-plus GPAs
Dunnichay, Tweardy & the 800 free relay team earn All-America honors.
Divers MacKenzie Tweardy and Jamie Bissett receive Big Ten Medal of Honor.
Dunnichay's team-high 43 points were the most by a Boilermaker since Fogle in 2012.
Purdue holds off meet host OSU with strong showings in platform diving, 200 breast & 200 fly.
Purdue men and women host the Indiana Intercollegiates at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center
Purdue Women's Swimming & Diving 2014-15 team photos
Purdue hosts Big Ten Triple Duals
Women's Swimming & Diving photos from 11/1/13 dual meet
More photos from the home opening meet.
Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Colorado Rockies
Favorite Athlete: Kylie Vogel
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Mt. Hood, Oregon
Swimmer She'd Most Like to Race Against: Matt Grevers
In Her MP3 Player: Luke Bryan
Last Concert She Attended: Train
Last Book She Read: Divergent by Veronica Roth
Favorite Actor: Ryan Reynolds
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Dessert: Warm Chocolate Chip Cookies
Favorite Purdue Building: Wiley Dining Court
Favorite Big City: Denver
Unique Travel Locale: Jamaica
Country She'd Like to Visit: Bahamas
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Soccer
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Hot Tub
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Elaine Hannigan, Nursing
Furry Friend: Zadie, Labrador
2014-15: Academic All-Big Ten… CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-America… Todd competed primarily in the butterfly events… lowered her own school record in the 100 fly (53.24) at the Big Ten Championships, but classmate Kylie Vogel broke it a week later at the Boiler-Make-It NCAA Last Chance meet… also finished her career ranked eighth all-time in the 200 fly (1:59.77)… Bob Holloway most inspirational senior performance award winner… posted her season-best times in the 100 back (55.94, 3rd) and 200 fly (2:01.93, 5th) at Big Tens as well, both ranking among the top five on the team in 2014-15… finished eighth in the A final of the 100 fly at Big Tens to account for 11 team points… also swam the butterfly leg on the 400 medley relay team at Big Tens that posted the second-fastest time in program history… scored in the A finals of both butterfly events to account for 21 team points at the Ohio State Invitational, helping Purdue win the meet… finished seventh in the A final of the 100 fly and ninth in the A final of the 200 fly at Ohio State… also swam on the victorious 400 medley relay team in Columbus… won the 100 fly in the dual meet victory vs. Michigan State as well as the Indiana Intercollegiates… also swam on both medley relay winners vs. Michigan State.
2013-14: Academic All-Big Ten... Todd competed primarily in the butterfly events and 200 free... established a new program record in the 100 fly (53.39) at the Big Ten Championships... took fourth in the B final of the 100 fly to finish the night as the program record holder after she (53.62) and classmate Kylie Vogel (53.49) initially both broke the record in prelims... Cathy Wright-Eger Continuing Women of Educational Excellence award winner... also posted a new career-best time in the 200 fly (1:59.77) at Big Tens that ranks seventh in program history... season-best times in the 100 back (56.59) and 200 free (1:50.59) also recorded at Big Tens... accounted for six team points at Big Tens by qualifying for the B final of the 100 and 200 fly... runner-up in the B final of the 100 fly at the Ohio State Invitational to account for five team points... also was the runner-up in the C final of the 200 fly at Ohio State... swam on the victorious 200 medley relay team at the Indiana Intercollegiates... competed in the 200 IM at Ohio State and the dual meet victory vs. Michigan State.
2012-13: Academic All-Big Ten... Todd competed primarily in the 100 fly and 200 free... had Purdue's season-best time in the 100 fly (53.81) from the Big Ten Championships... season-best times in the 200 fly (2:01.88, 3rd) and 200 IM (2:04.80, 5th) also ranked among the top five on the team in 2012-13... swam the butterfly leg on the 400 medley relay at the Big Ten Championships that posted a Purdue season-best time and the seventh fastest in program history... moved into second place in Purdue history in the 100 fly, just one hundredth of a second by Rhiannon Sheets' record from 2012... Top Recruiter award... placed fifth in the B final of the 100 fly at Big Tens to account for four team points... also qualified for the C final of the 200 fly at Big Tens... accounted for 46 points at the Purdue Invitational after qualifying for three A finals and winning the B final of the 200 fly... placed fourth in the A final of the 100 fly, eighth in the A final of the 200 free and eighth in the A final of the 200 IM at the Purdue Invite... season-best times in the 200 free (1:50.98) and 200 IM were posted at the Purdue Invite... also swam on the victorious 800 free relay along with the 400 medley relay at the Purdue Invite... won the 100 fly in dual meet wins against Northwestern and Florida Atlantic.
2011-12: Todd competed in seven different events, racing most frequently in the 100 free and 100 fly... her season-best times in the 100 (55.11, 3rd) and 200 fly (2:08.60, 4th) and 200 IM (2:04.33, 4th) all ranked among the top five on the team in 2011-12... posted her season-best times in the 100 free (52.48), 100 fly and 200 IM at the Big Ten Championships, placing third in the C final of the 100 fly... season-best time in the 200 IM was at the Ohio State Invitational... finished second in the B final of the 100 fly at Ohio State to account for seven team points... honored with the team's Top Recruiter award... swam the butterfly leg on the 200 medley relay winner at the Indiana Intercollegiates... also part of the victorious 400 medley relay team at the Black and Gold Intrasquad... competed in the 50 and 100 free and 100 back at the Boiler-Make-It NCAA Last Chance Meet... her 100 fly (9th) and 200 IM (11th) both ranked among the fastest in program history.
Before Purdue: Four-year varsity letter winner won Colorado state titles as a sophomore and senior at Regis High School in suburban Denver... helped lead Regis to the team state championship her senior year... nine-time All-American... All-State and All-Colorado as a sophomore and senior; Honorable Mention All-State as a junior... two-time Honorable Mention Academic All-American as an upperclassman... high point performer as freshman through junior... team captain and MVP as a senior... helped lead Regis to three straight league titles as a sophomore through senior... two-time perfect attendance honoree as an underclassman... four-year honor roll student... ranked among USA Swimming's Top 10 in the 100 fly among the 16-year-old age group.
Personal: Full name is Alexandra Rose Todd... born in Littleton, Colo.... daughter of Richard and Joan Todd... family also includes younger sister Reagan... her father played baseball and her mother was a swimmer at Western State College in Gunnison, Colo.... majoring in nursing with a career ambition of entering the medical field.