Jenna York
Jenna  York

RS Senior

Manotick, Ontario

High School:
St. Joseph





2012 Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Thirty-one Purdue student-athletes earned the Distinguished Scholar Award this year.


Season Recap: Boilermakers Enjoy Another Successful Record-Setting Campaign

Fogle, Roth & Sheets represent Purdue at NCAA Championships.


Boilermakers Collect 51 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Awards

Senior Chelsea Jones was one of three athletes conference-wide with a 4.0 GPA.


Boilermakers Open With a Sweep of Indiana Intercollegiates

Back, Joyce, Kiel & McIlrath each win a pair of events or heats.


Black Teams Sweep Duals at Purdue's Season-Opening Intrasquad Meet

Bissett, Fogle, Kiel, Miskulin, Roth & Wachtel each win a pair of events.

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: David Beckham
In Her MP3 Player: Pitbull
Last Concert She Attended: Lady Gaga
Favorite Author: JK Rowling
Favorite Actress: Sandra Bullock
Favorite Food: Oatmeal
Favorite Purdue Building: Krannert Building of Management
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: St. Martin
Most Memorable at Purdue: Returning from injury and racing in the fall of 2010
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Amanda Thompson, Management
Furry Friends: Juno, Shih Tzu-Lhasa Apso mixed breed

2011-12: Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... York competed in the freestyle sprints... competed in the 50 (24.35), 100 and 200 free (1:52.31) at the Big Ten Championships, posting season-best times in the 50 and 200... posted her season-best times in the 100 free (52.24) and 100 back (59.91) at the Ohio State Invitational, qualifying for the C final of the 100 free... swam the 100 free in every meet in which she competed except the dual win versus Miami.

2010-11: Academic All-Big Ten... York returned from an injury that sidelined her in 2009-10, competing primarily in the 100 and 200 free... posted season-best times in the 100 (53.28) and 200 free (1:55.12) at the Ohio State Winter Invite... also competed in both events at the Big Ten Quad and dual meet wins against Indiana and Michigan State... swam the 50 free at the Purdue Invitational and the season-opening dual meet victory against Miami (Ohio)... competed in the 100 and 200 back at the Boiler-Make-It Last Chance meet.

2009-10: Academic All-Big Ten...redshirted due to injury.

2008-09: Earned season-best 53.37 clocking in 100 freestyle at Big Ten Championships (2/21)...touched wall in 24.85 in 50 freestyle at Big Ten Championships (2/19)...stopped clock in 1:55.58 in 200 freestyle at Big Ten Championships (2/20)...finished fourth in 200 freestyle with 1:57.83 time in first collegiate race at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/18)...also placed fifth in 100 freestyle with 54.01 clocking and led off third-place 200 freestyle relay...finished seventh in 50 freestyle with 24.70 clocking in double dual at Miami (10/23)...also finished ninth in 200 freestyle with 2:01.07 time and in 200 backstroke with 2:17.11 time...led off third-place 200 freestyle relay and anchored fifth-place 200 medley relay at Northwestern (11/7)...also finished eighth in 200 freestyle with 1:59.08 clocking and in 100 freestyle after touching wall in 55.37...finished fifth in 100 backstroke with 1:03.19 time and in 50 freestyle with 25.07 clocking at Notre Dame (11/8)...also led off third-place 400 freestyle relay...led off third-place 200 freestyle relay and finished sixth in 100 freestyle with 54.00 time at Purdue Challenge (11/14)...swam second leg on 15th-place 200 freestyle relay at Art Adamson Invitational (11/21)...also led off 17th-place 800 freestyle relay (11/22) and anchored 12th-place 400 freestyle relay (11/23)...finished fifth in 100 freestyle with 54.80 clocking and sixth in 200 freestyle with 1:57.87 time in quadruple dual at Florida Atlantic (1/10)...finished fifth in 200 freestyle with 1:58.75 clocking and swam second leg on third-place 400 freestyle relay at Indiana (1/24)...swam second leg on seventh-place 200 freestyle relay and finished 16th in 100 freestyle with 54.57 time in Big Ten Duals at Minnesota (1/30)...also finished 14th in 200 freestyle after touching wall in 1:58.40 (1/31)

High School: Graduated with honors from St. Joseph High School in 2008 ... participated in 2008 Olympic trials ... member of Team Ontario that took part in Paul Bergan International in 2007 ... youth national champion in 200 free as a sophomore ... also attended Pan Pacific Trials and part of Canadian (ages 15-17) record-setting 400 free relay team as a sophomore ... two-time qualifier for the senior nationals ... left school holding records in the 200 and 400 free relay ... named an Ontario Scholar ... Honor Roll student.

Personal: Given name is Jenna Marie York ... born June 10, 1990 ... daughter of Jeffrey and Joanne York ... father played hockey at Princeton ... has two younger sisters, Jodi and Julia ... majoring in management.


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