Carmel, Indiana’s Kendra Bowen Makes Verbal Commitment to Purdue

Carmel, Indiana’s Kendra Bowen has announced her verbal commitment to Purdue University for 2019-20.

“I am so excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my swimming and academic career at Purdue University! Can’t wait to be a Boilermaker!🖤💛 #boileruphammerdown”

Bowen is wrapping up her junior year at Carmel High School. She contributed to the Greyhounds’ record 32nd consecutive state title in February, placing sixth in the 200 free (1:50.49) and fifth in the 500 free (4:58.33), individually. In club swimming, too, where she represents Carmel Swim Club, she focuses mainly on mid-distance freestyle. Just after high school season she competed at American Short Course Championships and notched PBs in the 50/100/500 free, 200 fly, and 400 IM with top-8 finishes in the 200/500 free and consols appearances in the 50/100 free and 400 IM.

Bowen kicked off her long course season at TYR Pro Swim Series Indy with lifetime bests in the 50/200/400/800 free and 100 back.

Top SCY times:

  • 50 free – 23.99
  • 100 free – 51.24
  • 200 free – 1:50.19
  • 500 free – 4:56.66

If you have a commitment to report, please send an email with a photo (landscape, or horizontal, looks best and a quote to [email protected].


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About Anne Lepesant

Anne Lepesant

Anne Lepesant is the mother of four daughters, all of whom swim/swam in college. With an undergraduate degree from Princeton (where she was an all-Ivy tennis player) and an MBA from INSEAD, she worked for many years in the financial industry, both in France and the U.S. Anne is currently …

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