Allyx Purcell
Allyx  Purcell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Southport, Australia

Event:
Sprint Freestyle

6-time All-American (200 FR, 400 FR, 200 MR, 400 MR)
2015 All-SEC Second Team


Sophomore Season (2014-15):
Led Auburn's women with four All-America selections at the 2015 NCAA Championships ... Picked up first team All-America honors in the 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay ... Helped the 200 free relay team to a sixth-place finish (1:27.88) at the NCAA meet, leading off with a 22.33 split ... Also swam on the 400 free relay team that took eighth overall (3:15.56) ... Finished 26th overall in the 50 free at 22.28 ... Competed on the 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay squads at the NCAA Championships ... Qualifed for the NCAA meet with NCAA 'B' cut times in the 50 free and 100 free ... Picked up a silver medal in the 200 free relay (1:28.05) at the SEC Championships, swimming as the second leg ... Earned a bronze medal in the 200 medley relay at the SEC Championships with a NCAA automatic qualifying time of 1:36.70, spliting a 21.32 as the anchor ... Posted a 48.82 to place fourth in the 100 free at SECs ...Took fifth place in the 50 free at the conference meet with a season-best time of 22.02 to pick up a NCAA provisional standard ... Was a part of four NCAA 'A' cut relays ... Collected nine individual wins during the regular season ... Earned two event wins in dual meets versus Notre Dame/Vanderbilt, Texas and Missouri ... Closed the regular season with wins in the 50 free against Texas, Florida and Missouri ... Held the fastest times on the team in the 50 free (22.02) and 100 free (48.53) ... Clocked a 48.53 in the 100 free at the Georgia Invitational.

Freshman Season (2013-14):
Earned a pair of All-America selections during her first career appearance at the NCAA Championships ... Competed in the 50 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay at the NCAA Championships ... Finished 33rd overall in the 50 freestyle at the NCAA Championships (22.53) ... Helped Auburn's 400 freestyle relay to a 10th-place finish (3:15.26) ... Swam on the 200 freestyle relay that took 11th overall with a time of 1:28.72 ... At the SEC Championships, was Auburn's top-finisher in the 50 freestyle, taking seventh place (22.15) to set a personal best ... Scored points for Auburn in the 100 freestyle by finishing 22nd overall (49.64) ... Set a personal record in the 100 freestyle prelims at the SEC meet at 49.15 ... Swam the second leg of the 200 freestyle relay at the SEC Championships, helping the Tigers earn a fourth-place finish... Picked up two SEC Swimmer of the Week honors... Her first Freshman of the Week came after the Notre Dame Tri-Meet in October, where she swept the 50 free (22.87) and 100 free (50.30) ... Earned SEC Swimmer of the Week after defeating Olympian and former Auburn freestyler Arianna Vanderpool at the Royals Open in the 100 freestyle (49.58) ... Compiled seven individual wins ... Earned first-place finishes in the 50 free at Notre Dame, Royals Open and at Texas ... Picked up four wins in the 100 freestyle (Vanderbilt, Notre Dame, Royals Open and South Carolina) ... Was on three Auburn relay teams that earned NCAA automatic qualifying times (200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay) ... Picked up a pair of NCAA 'B' cuts in the 50 free and 100 free ... Made a consistent presence on four of Auburn's five relay squads.

Pre-College:
Represented Australia in 2012 Junior Pan Pacific Games...Won gold in 50m free (25.15)...Finished sixth in 50m free (25.36) at 2013 Australian Open Championships...Also competed in 100m free (56.12), 50m fly (27.90) and 100m fly (1:03.05) at the open, but did not advance past prelims...At the 2013 Swimming Australia Time Trials, she finished fifth in the 50m free (26.89) and fifth in 100m free (59.08).

Purcell's Top Times (SCY)
Events Time Date Meet
50 freestyle 22.02 2/18/15 SEC Championships
100 freestyle 48.53 12/7/14 Georgia Invitational
100 butterfly 55.32 11/23/13 Auburn Invitational
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