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Allyx Purcell
Allyx Purcell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Southport, Australia

Event:
Butterfly/Freestyle

Two-time All-American

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 22.14r 12/5/14 Georgia Invitational
100 freestyle 48.53 12/7/14 Georgia Invitational
100 butterfly 55.32 11/23/13 Auburn Invitational