Kayla Purcell

  • Kayla
  • Purcell

  • Event
    Sprint Freestyle/Butterfly/Backstroke
  • Class
    Sophomore
  • Hometown
    Millington, N.J.
Event2016-20172017-2018Career
100 Back55.99 (1st Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Feb 5, 2017
56.61 (27th Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017
55.99 (1st Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Feb 5, 2017
100 Fly55.64 (1st Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Feb 5, 2017
55.23 (15th Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017
55.23 (15th Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017
100 Free51.50 (2nd Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Feb 5, 2017
51.47 (21st Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017
51.47 (21st Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017
200 Free Relay1:33.95 (6th Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Nov 19, 2016
1:32.69 (9th Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017
1:32.69 (9th Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017
200 Free Relay Lead Off24.22
Christiansburg, Va.
Jan 21, 2017
23.95
Durham, NC
Oct 14, 2017
23.95
Durham, NC
Oct 14, 2017
400 Free Relay3:30.02
Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 5, 2016
3:24.82 (3rd Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Jan 13, 2018
3:24.82 (3rd Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Jan 13, 2018
400 Free Relay Lead Off52.95
Charlottesville, VA
Jan 14, 2017
52.95
Charlottesville, VA
Jan 14, 2017
50 Free23.60 (2nd Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Feb 5, 2017
23.42 (19th Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017
23.42 (19th Place)
West Lafayette, Ind.
Nov 18, 2017
800 Free Relay7:36.77 (9th Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Nov 19, 2016
7:36.77 (9th Place)
Christiansburg, VA
Nov 19, 2016

Updated: September 14, 2017

2016-17: Competed in seven events as a true freshman … Set four personal best times at the Virginia Tech Invitational … Placed first in the 100 fly at the VTI with a 55.64 … Finished second with a 51.50 at the VTI … Part of the 200 medley relay that swam a first-place time of 1:45.54 against Cincinnati and Rutgers.

Prior to Virginia Tech: Swam for Somerset Hills YMCA and Watching Hills Regional High School … Competed in the sprint free, fly and backstroke … First-team all-conference … Meet of Champions finalist … Four-time team MVP … Multi-time Y Nationals top eight finalist.

Personal: Daughter of Lisa Purcell and Kevin Purcell … Has a sister, Kelsy, and a brother, Ryan … Born in Livingston, New Jersey.