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    Megan Purdy
    Megan Purdy

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Boulder City, Nev.

    High School:
    Boulder City

    Height:
    5-4

    Event:
    Free



    02/16/2014

    `Cats Rested and Primed for Big Ten Championships

    Northwestern heads to Minnesota Feb. 19-22

    11/15/2013

    Badgers Thwart Wildcats Comeback Surge, 162-136

    Northwestern pulls to within seven points late courtesy of a dominant 500 freestyle

    High School: Ranked as the No. 2 overall recruit in the state of Nevada by Collegeswimming.com ... Holds All-America status reportable times individually in the 500 free and with relays in the 400 free and 200 medley ... Helped Boulder City high school to a second-place finish in the 2012 Nevada state meet, establishing a state record with the 400 free relay and a regional record with the 200 medley relay ... Named Athlete of the Season and Swimmer of the Week ... Freshman/Sophomore meet high point scorer ... Has swum 12 years of club with Boulder City Henderson ... Holds short course records in the 200 free, 500 free, 200 fly, 200 IM and 400 IM ... Has long course records in the 100, 200 and 400 freestyles along with the 200 and 400 fly, and 200 and 400 IM ... Nevada All-State Academic Team ... Scholastic All-American ... Class Valedictorian ... National Honor Society member ... High Honors Distinction and AP Scholar.

    Personal: Born Megan Hellen Purdy ... Daughter of Joseph and Joan Purdy ... Chose Northwestern over Princeton, Ohio State, Virginia Tech and Purdue ... Anticipated major is biology.