Purdue has had two First Team Academic All-Americans this year for first time since 2000-01.
2004-05: CSCAA Honorable Mention Academic All-American ... Academic All-Big Ten ... competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 50 and 100 free and the 100 back ... established a personal record in the 50 free with an NCAA provisional time of 23.42 seconds at the Nike Cup ... also recorded a new personal best in the 100 free at the Boiler-Make-It Invitational, completing the course in 51.63 seconds ... winner of 50 free titles at the Boiler-Make-It (23.59) and Florida International (24.53) Invitationals ... part of eight winning relay teams during regular season, including the 200 free relay that won at the Nike Cup with an NCAA provisional cut of 1:31.85 ... co-recipient of team's top recruiter award with Yvonne Laaper.
2003-04: CSCAA Honorable Mention Academic All-American ... competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 50 and 100 freestyle and the 100 backstroke ... her times of 58.11 in the 100 back and 23.70 in the 50 free were among her season bests ... swam the third leg for the 200 free relay team at the conference championship meet ... team finished with a NCAA provisional time of 1:31.89 ... her 50 free split in the relay was clocked at 22.96 ... top 100 freestyle time of 51.86 was recorded during the preliminary round of the Texas A&M Fall Invitational ... also set personal bests of 2:03.91 in the 200 back, 23.67 in the 50 free and 57.81 in the 100 back at the College Station-based meet.
High School: Graduated from Twin Lakes High School in 2003 ... school record holder in every event, including the 50 and 100 free ... All-state and All-America selection in the 100 free as a junior ... team's leading point scorer in 2001, 2002 and 2003 ... three-time winner of Benton Central Sportsmanship Award ... named outstanding newcomer for 1999-2000 season ... received All-American consideration in the 100 back during sophomore year and consideration in the 50 and 100 free as a senior ... 2003 Academic All-American ... class valedictorian.
Personal: Given name is Kimbre Lee Vogel ... born March 5, 1985 ... daughter of Philip and Susan Vogel ... has two sisters, Katy and Kylie ... pre-med - health sciences major.