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McClintock Wins B1G Title Derek Veilleux Nov 3, 2015

Matthew McClintock made history, as he broke the Big Ten Championships 8,000-meter record and became Purdue's first Big Ten champion in 72 years. (via www.purduesports.com)

Massive PR Boosts Purdue's Fricke to Discus Record May 4, 2014

Caleb Fricke extended Purdue's streak to three-consecutive meets with at least one new school record on Saturday. The sophomore used a 12 foot, two inch personal best to break the 29-year old record in the discus. (via www.purduesports.com)

Massive PR Boosts Fricke to Discus Record May 3, 2014

Caleb Fricke extended Purdue's streak to three-consecutive meets with at least one new school record on Saturday. The sophomore used a 12 foot, two inch personal best to break the 29-year old record in the discus.

Game Day Central - Dave Rankin Invite May 3, 2014

The Boilermakers host their first outdoor meet of the season with the Dave Rankin Invitational. The meet will have a slight Big Ten Championships preview to it, as Ohio State and Michigan State made the trip to West Lafayette for the meet.

Boilers Host Home Track Meet May 1, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams host their home opener on Friday and Saturday at the Rankin Track and Field. The Boilermakers welcome 12 teams for the Dave Rankin Invite, which begins with the hammer throw on Friday.

Bunch Repeats as B1G Field Athlete of the Week Apr 30, 2014

Dani Bunch was named the women's Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week for the second-consecutive week, the Big Ten Conference announced on Wednesday. The award is Bunch's second outdoor award and ninth total Big Ten weekly honor.

Tuesday Track Tidbits Apr 29, 2014

Next On The Schedule-The Boilermakers host their first home meet of the outdoor season with the Dave Rankin Invite.-The men's and women's teams will a handful of teams at Rankin Track & Field Friday and Saturday.

Three More School Records Fall on Friday Apr 26, 2014

The Boilermakers broke three more school records on the second day of the Drake Relays, bringing the two-day total to four with one more day of competition remaining. Purdue broke a pair of relay records and a program mark in a throwing event, to bring the season total for new school records, indoors and out, to 15.

Drake Relays Next for Track Apr 23, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams are back in action this weekend with the prestigious Drake Relays. The Boilermakers will send 22 men and 19 women to compete on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Bunch Named Big Ten Women's Field Athlete of the Week Apr 23, 2014

After winning Big Ten weekly honors six times during the indoor season, Purdue senior Dani Bunch earned her first outdoor Big Ten Women's Field Athlete of the Week award as announced by the conference office on Wednesday.

Tuesday Track Tidbits Apr 22, 2014

Next On The Schedule-The Boilermakers head to the Drake Relays this weekend.-The men's and women's teams will travel to Des Moines, Iowa, for the four-day meet.

Three School Records Fall at Kentucky Relays Apr 19, 2014

Three school records went down on Saturday at the Kentucky Relays. The Boilermakers broke program standards in the men's 400m hurdles, men's hammer throw and women's 800m run, and added three other top fives in Purdue history.

Kentucky Relays Next for Track and Field Apr 18, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams head to Lexington, Ky., this weekend to take part in the Kentucky Relays. The meet returns for the first time since the early 1990s.

Tuesday Track Tidbits Apr 15, 2014

Changing The Schedule-The Boilermakers added a meet for this weekend.-The men's and women's teams will travel to Lexington, Ky., for the Kentucky Relays.-The meet is on Saturday and is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. ET.

Men and Women Help Win Border Wars Apr 12, 2014

The Boilermakers competed at the Border Wars track invitational on Saturday. The team of Purdue and Indiana defeated Louisville and Notre Dame 114-85 on the women's side, and 125-72 on the men's side.

Boilers Add to Top Fives at Texas State Apr 6, 2014

The Boilermakers wrapped up the Texas State Invite and Stanford Invite on Saturday and added a couple more names to top five lists in program history. Coy Blair matched the second-best shot put mark for a Purdue male, while Matthew McClintock ran the second-fastest 10k by a Boilermaker.

Doney, Waterman Crack Purdue Top Fives Apr 5, 2014

The Boilermakers distance runners had a strong start to the Stanford Invite on Friday. Blair Doney and Jake Waterman competed in the women's and men's 3,000-meter steeplechase, respectively, and each had a top-five finish in Purdue history.

Boiler Track & Field Heads to Texas Apr 3, 2014

The Boilermakers return to action this week after last week's scheduled home opener was cancelled due to weather. Most of the team will travel to San Marcos, Texas, for the Texas State Invite, while the distance runners will head to California for the Stanford Invite. (via www.purduesports.com)

Track & Field Heads to Texas Apr 3, 2014

The Boilermakers return to action this week after last week's scheduled home opener was cancelled due to weather. Most of the team will travel to San Marcos, Texas, for the Texas State Invite, while the distance runners will head to California for the Stanford Invite.

Purdue Track & Field to Host Summer Camp Apr 1, 2014

The Purdue track and field and cross country programs will offer a June summer camp, head coach Lonnie Greene announced on Tuesday. The four-day camp will run from June 18-21 at the Dave Rankin Track and Field and the Boilermaker Cross Country Course. (via www.purduesports.com)

Track & Field to Host Summer Camp Apr 1, 2014

The Purdue track and field and cross country programs will offer a June summer camp, head coach Lonnie Greene announced on Tuesday. The four-day camp will run from June 18-21 at the Dave Rankin Track and Field and the Boilermaker Cross Country Course.

Track & Field Set to Host Home Opener Mar 27, 2014

The Boilermaker track and field teams are scheduled to host their first outdoor meet of the season this weekend. Purdue welcomes six programs to Rankin Track and Field for the two-day Mike Poehlein Invite, which begins on Friday.

Boiler Tuesday Track Tidbits Mar 25, 2014

The Boilermakers have already competed in two outdoor meets in California over spring break. (via www.purduesports.com)

Tuesday Track Tidbits Mar 25, 2014

-The Boilermakers have already competed in two outdoor meets in California over spring break.-Dani Bunch, Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, Raheem Mostert and Cierra Brown joined the team after the NCAA Indoor Championships and competed in one meet, the USC Trojan Invite.-The Boilermakers swept the Big Ten Weekly awards, men's and women's, after the first meet, the Anteater Invitational.-Purdue opens the home slate this weekend with the Mike Poehlein Invite on Friday and Saturday at Rankin Track and Field.

Mostert Wins 100m at Trojan Invite Mar 22, 2014

The Boilermakers wrapped up the USC Trojan Invite on Saturday afternoon. The men and women combined to win seven events on the final day of the spring break meet.

Enekwechi Tops Nigerian Hammer Throw Record Mar 22, 2014

The Boilermakers opened the USC Trojan Invite on Friday night and broke several personal records. Chukwuebuka Enekwechi also bested the Nigerian national hammer throw record, though it will have to be officially verified.

Boilers Set for USC Trojan Invite Mar 20, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams continue their spring break trip with the USC Trojan Invite scheduled for Friday and Saturday. The Boilermakers will compete in the Los Angeles meet beginning at 5 p.m. ET Friday. (via www.purduesports.com)

Boilers Set for USC Trojan Invite Mar 20, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams continue their spring break trip with the USC Trojan Invite scheduled for Friday and Saturday. The Boilermakers will compete in the Los Angeles meet beginning at 5 p.m. ET Friday.

Boiler Track and Field Sweeps B1G Weekly Awards Mar 19, 2014

The Purdue Boilermakers swept the first weekly Big Ten track and field awards of the outdoor season, the conference announced on Wednesday. Two of winners ran top times in the country last weekend at the Anteater Four-Way Meet. (via www.purduesports.com)

Track and Field Sweeps B1G Weekly Awards Mar 19, 2014

The Purdue Boilermakers swept the first weekly Big Ten track and field awards of the outdoor season, the conference announced on Wednesday. Two of winners ran top times in the country last weekend at the Anteater Four-Way Meet.

Track & Field Opens Outdoor Season Mar 17, 2014

The Boilermakers opened the outdoor track and field season over the weekend. The men's and women's teams competed at the Anteater Four-Way Meet and won 17 events.

Bunch Finishes Fifth on Final Day of NCAAs Mar 16, 2014

The Boilermakers wrapped up the indoor season on Saturday with the conclusion of the NCAA Championships. Dani Bunch and the Purdue women finished t-19th, while the men tied for 32nd.

Bunch, Enekwechi Take Third in Weight Throw Mar 15, 2014

The Boilermakers raked in a pair of third place finishes at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday. Dani Bunch and Chukwuebuka Enekwechi each finished third in the women's and men's weight throw, respectively, to take home First Team All-America honors.

Game Day Central - NCAA Championships Mar 14, 2014

The Boilermakers qualified four individuals, two men and two women, in a total of seven events for the nation's highest stage. Raheem Mostert will compete in the 60m and 200m dashes, Chukwuebuka Enekwechi will compete in the men's weight throw and shot put, Dani Bunch will compete in the women's weight throw and shot put and Cierra Brown will compete in the women's long jump.

Boiler Track Signs 16 for Next Year Mar 14, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams announced the current signees for their fall 2014 signing class, though more individuals may be added. The current class comprises nine women and seven men who come to Purdue from five different states and one foreign country. Ten of the newcomers are from Indiana, while two come from Pennsylvania, and one from Ohio, California, Michigan and the Bahamas each. (via www.purduesports.com)

Track Signs 16 for Next Year Mar 14, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams announced the current signees for their fall 2014 signing class, though more individuals may be added. The current class comprises nine women and seven men who come to Purdue from five different states and one foreign country. Ten of the newcomers are from Indiana, while two come from Pennsylvania, and one from Ohio, California, Michigan and the Bahamas each.

Four Boilermakers Set For NCAA Championships Mar 13, 2014

Four Boilermakers head to the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend in Albuquerque, N.M. Purdue had two men and two women qualify for a total of seven events.

Tuesday Track Tidbits Mar 4, 2014

-The Purdue men jumped into the top 25 after the Big Ten Championships.-The Boilermaker men are ranked 21st in the country, the first time ranked this season and the highest in-season ranking in program history.

Bunch, Mostert Earn Big Ten Awards Mar 4, 2014

The Big Ten Conference released its award winners for the 2014 indoor track and field season Tuesday afternoon. The Boilermakers picked up an honor on the men's and women's sides.

Mostert Sets Big Ten Record in 200-meter Dash Mar 2, 2014

Raheem Mostert broke a Big Ten Conference record, and Matthew McClintock set Purdue’s 3,000-meter record Friday on the opening day of the Big Ten Track and Field Championships at Geneva, Ohio. (via www.jconline.com)

Mostert Wins 60m and 200m, Bunch Claims Third Weight Throw Crown Mar 1, 2014

The Boilermakers wrapped up the conference meet with some of the best performances in program and Big Ten Championships history on Saturday. Purdue won two gold medals on the men's side and the women claimed one on the final day. The men finished fifth with 61 points, while the women were fifth with 53.

Mostert Sets Big Ten Championships Record on Day 1 Feb 28, 2014

One school record and one Big Ten Championships record were broken by Boilermakers on the opening day of the Big Ten Championships in Geneva, Ohio. The Purdue men are fifth with 17 points, though five scored events, and the women are eighth through five scored events with 12 points.

Game Day Central - Big Ten Championships Feb 28, 2014

The women look to improve on their ninth place finish from last year, while the men look to move up on their 10th place finish. The women return six scorers from a year ago, including Dani Bunch who finished runner-up in the shot put and weight throw. The men's team returns seven scorers from a year ago, including throwers Coy Blair and Chukwuebuka Enekwechi who each had a bronze medal finish in a throwing event.

Track and Field Set for B1G Indoors Feb 27, 2014

The Purdue Boilermakers head to the 2014 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend. The meet is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.

Charlton Breaks 200m Record at Alex Wilson Invite Feb 22, 2014

The Boilermakers finished their final tune-up on Saturday with the Alex Wilson Invitational. Purdue did exactly what it wanted to, as it added five times in the programs' top five lists, including Devynne Charlton who broke the school record in the 200m dash.

Boiler Track & Field Set for Final Tune-Up Before B1Gs Feb 21, 2014

The Boilermakers will be among nearly 50 teams travelling to South Bend, Ind., for the Saturday's Alex Wilson Invitational. Purdue will travel 15 women and eight men for the competition that starts at 11 a.m. ET. (via www.purduesports.com)

Track & Field Set for Final Tune-Up Before B1Gs Feb 21, 2014

The Boilermakers will be among nearly 50 teams travelling to South Bend, Ind., for the Saturday's Alex Wilson Invitational. Purdue will travel 15 women and eight men for the competition that starts at 11 a.m. ET.

Tuesday Track Tidbits Feb 18, 2014

-Cierra Brown and Matthew McClintock joined the club of current Boilermakers with school records.-Brown broke the triple jump record, and Lambert Fieldhouse record, with a leap of 13.00m (42-08.00).-Matthew McClintock shattered the men's 5k record with a time of 13:56.41.-Dani Bunch (SP, WT), Chukwuebuka Enekwechi (WT), Dan Porter (Mile), Vanessa McLeod (800m) and Kari Schoolbraid (600m) are the other current Boilermakers with indoor school records.

Game Day Central - Fred Wilt Invite Feb 15, 2014

Purdue hosts nine teams in its indoor home finale. The event opens with the weight throw, which features Boilermakers Dani Bunch and Chukwuebuka Enekwechi. Bunch will try to retake the national lead, while Enekwechi will chase the world lead and NCAA Division-I Record. That event starts at 9:30.

McClintock Breaks 5k Program Record Feb 14, 2014

Matthew McClintock capped an impressive day for himself by breaking the school record in the 5,000-meter run at the Iowa State Classic. Earlier in the day, McClintock was named All-Academic by the USTFCCCA for the 2013 cross country season.

Track & Field Hosts Fred Wilt Invite Feb 14, 2014

The Boilermakers wrap up the home slate on Saturday with the Fred Wilt Invitational. Purdue welcomes nine teams to Lambert Fieldhouse for the meet, which is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. ET.

Tuesday Track Tidbits Feb 11, 2014

-National Signing Period began on Wednesday, Feb. 5 and will continue until Aug. 1.-The Boilermakers have already officially signed six women and five men with more likely in the coming weeks.

Boilers Run Four Top-Five Program Marks on Meyo Day One Feb 8, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams opened up the Meyo Invitational on Friday afternoon and the Boilermakers set several personal records, as well as some of the top times in program history. Twyla Winfrey highlighted that group, as the sophomore ran the second-fastest 60m dash time in program history. (via www.purduesports.com)

Boilers Run Four Top-Five Program Marks on Meyo Day One Feb 8, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams opened up the Meyo Invitational on Friday afternoon and the Boilermakers set several personal records, as well as some of the top times in program history. Twyla Winfrey highlighted that group, as the sophomore ran the second-fastest 60m dash time in program history.

Purdue's Bunch, Enekwechi Mentioned for The Bowerman Feb 7, 2014

The USTFCCCA released its February Watch Lists for The Bowerman, collegiate track and field's top individual honor, and two Boilermakers were recognized. Dani Bunch is among the 10 individuals on the women's watch list, while Chukwuebuka Enekwechi is receiving votes for the men's list. (via www.purduesports.com)

Boiler Track and Field Heads to Meyo Invite Feb 7, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams head to the Meyo Invite, hosted by Notre Dame, this weekend. The two-day meet is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. ET on Friday and concluded Saturday at 5:15 p.m. (via www.purduesports.com)

Track and Field Heads to Meyo Invite Feb 6, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams head to the Meyo Invite, hosted by Notre Dame, this weekend. The two-day meet is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. ET on Friday and concluded Saturday at 5:15 p.m.

Bunch, Enekwechi Mentioned for The Bowerman Feb 6, 2014

The USTFCCCA released its February Watch Lists for The Bowerman, collegiate track and field's top individual honor, and two Boilermakers were recognized. Dani Bunch is among the 10 individuals on the women's watch list, while Chukwuebuka Enekwechi is receiving votes for the men's list.

Purdue Women Top Ranked B1G Team; Tuesday Track Tidbits Feb 4, 2014

The USTFCCCA released its second regular-season Division I National Team Computer Rankings on Tuesday and the Purdue women remained at No. 14, their highest ranking in program history. The ranking is the program's best rank since the polls debuted in 2008, and is the highest for a team in the Big Ten this week. (via www.purduesports.com)

Women Top Ranked B1G Team; Tuesday Track Tidbits Feb 4, 2014

The USTFCCCA released its second regular-season Division I National Team Computer Rankings on Tuesday and the Purdue women remained at No. 14, their highest ranking in program history. The ranking is the program's best rank since the polls debuted in 2008, and is the highest for a team in the Big Ten this week.

Throwers Set Two School Records, Add Three Wins Jan 31, 2014

The Purdue throwers competed in one of the top indoor throwing events in the country on Friday night. Chukwuebuka Enekwechi and Dani Bunch each set a school record on the evening and combined to win three events.

Boiler Throwers Face Tall Task at Findlay Elite Jan 31, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams will travel their top throwers to the Findlay Elite Invitational on Friday. The Boilermakers are scheduled to go up against the several of the top throwers, collegiate and professional, in the country. (via www.purduesports.com)

Throwers Face Tall Task at Findlay Elite Jan 30, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams will travel their top throwers to the Findlay Elite Invitational on Friday. The Boilermakers are scheduled to go up against the several of the top throwers, collegiate and professional, in the country.

Purdue Women Earn Highest Program Ranking Jan 28, 2014

The USTFCCCA released its first regular-season Division I National Team Computer Rankings on Tuesday and the Purdue women earned their highest ranking in program history. The Boilermaker women are No. 14 in the country, the program's best rank since the polls debuted in 2008. (via www.purduesports.com)

Women Earn Highest Program Ranking; Tuesday Track Tidbits Jan 28, 2014

The USTFCCCA released its first regular-season Division I National Team Computer Rankings on Tuesday and the Purdue women earned their highest ranking in program history. The Boilermaker women are No. 14 in the country, the program's best rank since the polls debuted in 2008.

Bunch Threepeats as Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week Jan 27, 2014

Dani Bunch made it three in a row and four-for-four on being named the women's Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week. Bunch is the first woman in Big Ten history to win the Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week award three weeks in a row.

Boilers Wrap Up Gladstein Invite Jan 26, 2014

The track and field teams wrapped up the Gladstein Invitational on Saturday at Indiana University. The Boilermakers won more events on the final day. (via www.purduesports.com)

Boilers Wrap Up Gladstein Invite Jan 25, 2014

The track and field teams wrapped up the Gladstein Invitational on Saturday at Indiana University. The Boilermakers won more events on the final day.

Purdue Track and Field Heads to Bloomington Jan 24, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams hit the road on Friday after back-to-back home meets. The Boilermakers travel to Bloomington, Ind., to compete in the two-day, 21-team Gladstein Invitational. (via www.purduesports.com)

Track and Field Heads to Bloomington Jan 23, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams hit the road on Friday after back-to-back home meets. The Boilermakers travel to Bloomington, Ind., to compete in the two-day, 21-team Gladstein Invitational.

Enekwechi Adds Thrower Award to Impressive Week Jan 23, 2014

Purdue thrower Chukwuebuka Enekwechi picked up another weekly award on Thursday morning. The sophomore was named the National Thrower of the Week by MAC Throw, a prominent website for NCAA throwers.

Purdue Track and Field Sweeps Rival Indiana Jan 21, 2014

The Purdue track and field team beat Indiana on Saturday for its first victory in the series since it was renewed in 2010, with women winning 72 to 64 and men winning 70 to 65. (via Purdue Exponent)

Enekwechi with World's Top Mark, Bunch Third Jan 21, 2014

Chukwuebuka Enekwechi and Dani Bunch each picked up honorable mention nods by the USTFCCCA for its weekly National Athlete of the Week award, the organization announced late Monday. Enekwechi and Bunch not only have some of the best marks collegiately, but also in the world.

Bunch and Enekwechi Repeat as B1G Field Athletes of the Week Jan 20, 2014

Dani Bunch and Chukwuebuka Enekwechi each defended their Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week honor, the conference office announced on Monday afternoon. Bunch broke her own school records in the shot put and weight throw, including a national leader in weight, while Enekwechi set personal records in the same events, school and facility records and a national leader in the weight throw.

Purdue Beats IU in Track and Field Dual Jan 19, 2014

The Boilermakers swept the Hoosiers in the Purdue & Indiana Dual on Saturday afternoon inside Lambert Fieldhouse. It was the first win for the Boilermakers on either side since the rivalry dual was renewed in 2010. (via WLFI)

Purdue Track and Field Hosts Hoosiers for Annual Dual Jan 18, 2014

Purdue hosts Indiana on Saturday for the annual Purdue & Indiana Dual. The meet is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. ET inside Lambert Fieldhouse. The meet is the fifth annual between the instate rivals, since the meet was renewed in 2010. (via www.purduesports.com)

Game Day Central - Purdue & IU Dual Jan 17, 2014

Purdue and Indiana meet for the fifth time since renewing the annual dual in 2010. The Hoosiers have won the previous four meets on both men's and women's sides. Last year was the closest meet in history as the Hoosier men won 80-52, while the women won 69-67. The Boilermaker women enter the meet ranked 17th in the country in the preseason USTFCCCA poll, while the men are 32nd.

Track and Field Hosts Hoosiers for Annual Dual Jan 17, 2014

Purdue hosts Indiana on Saturday for the annual Purdue & Indiana Dual. The meet is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. ET inside Lambert Fieldhouse. The meet is the fifth annual between the instate rivals, since the meet was renewed in 2010.

Purdue Track Teams Earn Top 10 Rankings Jan 17, 2014

Track and Field News released its initial 2014 Collegiate Dual Meet Rankings on Monday afternoon and both Purdue teams found their way into the top 10. The Purdue women are ranked eighth, while the men are No. 10. (via www.purduesports.com)

Track Teams Earn Top 10 Rankings Jan 15, 2014

Track and Field News released its initial 2014 Collegiate Dual Meet Rankings on Monday afternoon and both Purdue teams found their way into the top 10. The Purdue women are ranked eighth, while the men are No. 10.

Tuesday Track Tidbits Jan 14, 2014

This is the first edition of the 2014 Purdue Track Tidbits. It is a weekly update that features upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

Boilermakers Sweep B1G Field Athlete Awards Jan 13, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams swept the Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week awards for the second time after as many meets this year. Dani Bunch and Chukwuebuka Enekwechi each picked up their second award of the season. (via www.purduesports.com)

Enekwechi Named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week; Women Earn Top 25 Ranking Jan 13, 2014

Chukwuebuka Enekwechi was named one of six USTFCCCA National Athletes of the Week on Monday afternoon. The announcement came just hours after the sophomore thrower was tabbed the Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week. The USTFCCCA also released its Preseason Division I National Team Computer rankings on Monday afternoon and the Purdue women are one of just two Big Ten teams ranked in the top 25.

Boilermakers Sweep B1G Field Athlete Awards Jan 13, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams swept the Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week awards for the second time after as many meets this year. Dani Bunch and Chukwuebuka Enekwechi each picked up their second award of the season.

Purdue Track Opens Home Slate with Gene Edmonds Invite Jan 11, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams open their home slate on Saturday inside Lambert Fieldhouse with the Gene Edmonds Invitational. The Boilermakers host Louisville and IUPUI in the meet that is scheduled to begin at noon ET. (via www.purduesports.com)

Game Day Central - Gene Edmonds Invite Jan 10, 2014

Purdue honors former Purdue throws coach and Hall of Fame Official Gene Edmonds for the 19th-consecutive year with the Gene Edmonds Invitational. The previous 18 years, the Boilermakers hosted Indiana State for the Gene Edmonds Cup, an event that featured a traveling trophy. The Boilermakers won all 18 meetings before the cup was retired after last year's meet. This year's Gene Edmonds Invitational replaces the annual event and features IUPUI on the men's side and Louisville for the men and women. The meet will be unscored.

Track Opens Home Slate with Gene Edmonds Invite Jan 10, 2014

The Purdue track and field teams open their home slate on Saturday inside Lambert Fieldhouse with the Gene Edmonds Invitational. The Boilermakers host Louisville and IUPUI in the meet that is scheduled to begin at noon ET.

Track and Field Spreads Some Christmas Cheer Dec 16, 2013

The Purdue track and field teams pitched in their time, talents and treasure over the weekend to provide provisions for families in need. The Boilermakers organized a Christmas meal and purchased, wrapped and gave presents to five families from the New Community School on Sunday evening. It was the second-annual event for the Boilermakers.

Track and Field Sweeps Weekly Awards Dec 9, 2013

The Purdue Boilermakers picked up all four weekly track and field athletes of the week, the conference office announced on Monday. On the men's side, Chukwuebuka Enekwechi was named the Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week, while Brandon Winters picked up Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week. For the women, Dani Bunch earned Field Athlete of the Week honors, while Megan Plenus was named the Track Athlete of the Week.

Three School Records Fall on Opening Day Dec 7, 2013

The Boilermaker track and field teams opened the 2013-14 season on Saturday and it didn't take long for school records to be broken. Dani Bunch broke the women's weight throw and shot put school records while Chukwuebuka Enekwechi broke Keith McBride's record in the men's weight throw.

Storm Alters Track Weekend Schedule Dec 6, 2013

The Purdue track and field teams were forced to change their plans just before departing for the Southern Illinois Invitational on Friday afternoon. Due to significant snow storms in the Midwest, the Boilermakers will now travel to Fort Wayne, Ind., for the Mastodon Opener, hosted by IPFW.

Harrier Set to Break Cross Country Drought Nov 22, 2013

As Purdue’s No. 1 harrier prepares for his second NCAA Cross Country Championship race tomorrow, he’s aiming to become the program’s first All-American in over 25 years. (via Purdue Exponent)

Purdue Men Best Since '91, Women Since '07 at B1Gs Nov 4, 2013

Matthew McClintock finished second at the Big Ten Cross Country Championships and the men's and women's teams had their best finishes in years on Sunday morning. The men finished sixth with 163 points while the women took eighth with 221. (via www.purduesports.com)

Men Best Since '91, Women Since '07 at B1Gs Tyler White Nov 4, 2013

Matthew McClintock finished second at the Big Ten Cross Country Championships and the men's and women's teams had their best finishes in years on Sunday morning. The men finished sixth with 163 points while the women took eighth with 221. (via www.purduesports.com)

Boilers Post Several PRs at Pre-Nationals Oct 20, 2013

The Boilermaker cross country teams competed at the Pre-Nationals hosted by Indiana State on Saturday. The Purdue men finished 26th while the women took 39th. (via www.purduesports.com)

Boilers Head to Pre-Nationals Oct 18, 2013

The Boilermaker cross country team will compete at the NCAA Pre-Nationals race on Saturday, its last race before the Big Ten Championships on Nov. 3. The race is hosted by Indiana State and will be run on LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course. The Purdue men are scheduled to compete in the 8k at 11 a.m. while the women will run in the 6k at 11:40 on Saturday. (via www.purduesports.com)

McClintock Earns Conference Award Tyler White Oct 10, 2013

Purdue sophomore Matthew McClintock was named the Big Ten co-Runner of the Week, the Big Ten Conference office announced on Tuesday. McClintock earns his second honor of the season and the fourth of his career. (via www.purduesports.com)

Purdue Cross Country Travels to South Bend Oct 3, 2013

The Purdue cross country teams return to action on Friday, as the men's and women's teams head north to take part in the Notre Dame Invitational. The men and women are in the Blue Division with the women's race schedule for 4:15 p.m. ET and the men's race to follow at 5 p.m. (via www.purduesports.com)

Track and Field Participates in Carry the Torch Walk Sep 30, 2013

The Purdue track and field teams were busy during the homecoming weekend. The Boilermakers got out in the community and participated in the third annual Carry the Torch Walk on Sunday. It was the second-straight year the track and field teams helped with the event.

Harriers Hope for Hoosier State Supremacy Sep 20, 2013

The Purdue cross country team will battle for state supremacy on Friday. The Boilermakers head to Bloomington to compete in the Indiana Intercollegiates, which includes nearly every college and university from the Hoosier State. (via www.purduesports.com)

Boilermakers to Host First Cross Country Meet Since 2010 Sep 13, 2013

The Purdue cross country teams are set to have a home meet on Friday. It will be the first time since 2010 that the Boilermakers have hosted a meet. The Boilermakers welcome Illinois, Michigan and Ohio State for the Big Ten Preview meet. (via www.purduesports.com)

Goodman, Huffins Join Purdue Track Staff Sep 12, 2013

The Purdue track and field team filled its two coaching vacancies, head coach Lonnie Greene announced. Chris Huffins joined the staff at the end of August and Angela Goodman started on Monday. (via www.purduesports.com)

Goodman, Huffins Join Track Staff Sep 11, 2013

The Purdue track and field team filled its two coaching vacancies, head coach Lonnie Greene announced. Chris Huffins joined the staff at the end of August and Angela Goodman started on Monday.

Purdue's McClintock Wins Gold Aug 28, 2013

Madison Area Memorial High School graduate Matt McClintock won the 10,000-meter run at the Pan-American Junior Championships on Saturday in Medellin, Columbia. (via www.kjonline.com)

Four Boilermakers Head to Pan-Am Jr. Games Aug 22, 2013

Four Boilermakers will represent their nations this weekend in Medellin, Columbia, for the 2013 Pan-Am Junior Championships. Coy Blair, Matthew McClintock and Tate Schienbein will represent the United States of America while Vanessa McLeod will compete for Team Canada.

Purdue Cross Country Announces Schedule Aug 13, 2013

The Purdue cross country teams officially announced their schedule on Monday. The Boilermakers are set to host a pair of meets, including the Big Ten Championships, for the first time since the 2010 season. (via purduesports.com)                              

Blair One of World's Best Jul 8, 2013

Coy Blair is one of the top junior throwers in the world based on results during the 2013 calendar year. Blair has the world's best 16-pound junior shot put distance for combined indoor and outdoor seasons, the second-best mark in the world for the outdoor event, and is fourth in the world in the junior 6-kilogram shot put.

McClintock Wins 10k Junior National Championship Jun 21, 2013

Matthew McClintock won the 10,000-meter US Junior National Championship on Friday at the USATF Championships. McClintock's title is the third by a Boilermaker in the junior championships since Wednesday.

Schienbein Shines in Des Moines Jun 21, 2013

Purdue Freshman Tate Schienbein led the Indiana contingent on day 2 of the USA Junior Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa as he won the 3000m Steeplechase.

Pair of Boilermakers Win Junior National Championships Jun 20, 2013

A pair of Boilermakers won USATF Junior National Championships on Thursday afternoon. Coy Blair and Tate Schienbein won the shot put and 3,000-meter steeplechase, respectively, and earned spots on the US Junior National team that will compete in the 2013 Pan Am Junior Championships in August.

Seven Boilermakers to Compete at USATF Championships Jun 19, 2013

Seven Boilermakers will travel to the USA Track & Field Junior and Senior Championships this week while another will compete in the Jamaican national meet. The five-day US event is at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa.

Bunch, Davis Earn All-America Honors Jun 10, 2013

The US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the 2013 outdoor track and field All-Americans on Monday. Geoff Davis and Dani Bunch led the Boilermakers with a first team nod after their efforts last week.

Davis & Matthews Named Purdue Athletes of the Year Jun 10, 2013

Senior high jumper Geoff Davis and junior diver Casey Matthews have been named Purdue's Athletes of the Year for the 2012-13 school year. They were selected by a vote of athletics department administrators from a pool of candidates made up of each sport's Most Valuable Player or similar designee.

Bunch Scores for Purdue Women in Shot Put Jun 8, 2013

Dani Bunch wrapped up the NCAA Outdoor Championships for the Boilermakers on Saturday by scoring in the shot put. Bunch took eighth place in the event to pick up one point for the Purdue women.

Davis Earns Bronze Medal Jun 8, 2013

Geoff Davis wrapped up his Purdue career in grand fashion on Friday evening. The senior took the bronze medal in the high jump at the NCAA Championships.

Enekwechi and Winters Finish Top-16 at NCAAs Jun 7, 2013

Two Boilermakers competed on the second day of the NCAA Championships on Thursday with both finishing in the top 20. Chukwuebuka Enekwechi and Brandon Winters took 14th and 16th in their respective events.

Purdue Set for NCAA Championships Jun 4, 2013

Purdue wraps up the track and field season this week on the highest collegiate stage as six Boilermakers head to Eugene, Ore., for the NCAA Outdoor Track And Field Championships. The meet, host by the University of Oregon, runs from Wednesday through Saturday.

Tuesday Track Tidbits, Part 18 May 28, 2013

This is the 18th edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

Boilers Qualify for Four More Events May 26, 2013

Three more Boilermakers booked their trip to Eugene, Ore., for the NCAA Championships while another added a second event to his already-punched ticket. The Boilermakers have a total of six qualifiers in seven events which is the program's best since 2011 when the team also sent six individuals.

Three Men Qualify for the NCAA Championships May 25, 2013

Three Boilermakers qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships on Friday at the NCAA East Regionals on Friday. Andre' Peart, Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, and Coy Blair are the first Purdue men to head to the championships since 2011.

Game Day Central: NCAA East Regionals May 23, 2013

Follow all of the action of the Purdue Boilermakers at the NCAA East Regionals including live stats, a schedule, an interactive blog, and much more.

Track to Compete at NCAA East Regionals May 22, 2013

The Purdue track and field team heads to the NCAA East Regionals this weekend. The Boilermakers travel to Greensboro, N.C., for the meet in which they will compete from Thursday through Saturday.

Tuesday Track Tidbits: Part 17 May 21, 2013

This is the 17th edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

Tuesday Track Tidbits: Part 16 May 14, 2013

This is the 16th edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season. This week's edition looks back at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships from last weekend as well as the team's award banquet.

Men Finish Ninth, Women 10th at B1Gs May 13, 2013

Vanessa McLeod and Brandon Winters earned spots on the podium for the Boilermakers on the final day of the Big Ten Championships. The Purdue men finished ninth with 56 points while the women were 10th with 37.

Two School Records Fall on Day Two at B1Gs May 12, 2013

Two school records fell on the second day of the Big Ten Outdoor Championships. Andre' Peart shattered a 28-year old record in the 400m hurdles and Dani Bunch demolished the school standard in the shot put en route to a Big Ten title in the event.

Track Heads to B1G Championships May 9, 2013

The Purdue track and field team heads to the outdoor conference championships this weekend. The Boilermakers travel to Columbus, Ohio, for the Big Ten Championships in which they will compete from Friday through Sunday.

Tuesday Track Tidbits: Part 15 May 7, 2013

This is the 15th edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season. This week's edition gives a quick look at the upcoming Big Ten Outdoor Championships.

Purdue Men's 4x200m Relay Team, Davis Win at Drake Relays Apr 29, 2013

The Purdue track and field team wrapped up the Drake Relays in front of nearly 30,000 fans Friday and Saturday. The Boilermakers won a pair of events including the 4x200m relay against a talented field. (via www.purduesports.com)

Men's 4x200m Relay Team, Davis Win at Drake Relays Apr 28, 2013

The Purdue track and field team wrapped up the Drake Relays in front of nearly 30,000 fans Friday and Saturday. The Boilermakers won a pair of events including the 4x200m relay against a talented field.

Purdue Track Heads to 104th Drake Relays Apr 26, 2013

The Purdue track and field team heads to one of its biggest meets of the season this weekend. The Boilermakers travel to Des Moines, Iowa, for the Drake relays in which they will compete from Thursday through Saturday. (via www.purduesports.com)

Six Boilermakers Compete at Drake Relays on Thursday Apr 25, 2013

The Purdue track and field team wrapped up its first day of the Drake Relays on Thursday. Six Boilermakers competed in the distance events that were held including three men and three women. (via www.purduesports.com)

Track Heads to 104th Drake Relays Apr 24, 2013

The Purdue track and field team heads to one of its biggest meets of the season this weekend. The Boilermakers travel to Des Moines, Iowa, for the Drake relays in which they will compete from Thursday through Saturday.

Tuesday Track Tidbits: Part 14 Apr 23, 2013

This is the 14th edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

Boilermakers Compete at Beach Invite Apr 21, 2013

The group of Boilermakers that competed at the Mt. SAC Relays on Thursday and Friday moved over to Long Beach State on Saturday. The group competed in the Beach Invititational.

Dave Rankin Day One, Mt. SAC Day Two Apr 20, 2013

The Boilermakers wrapped up the first day of the Dave Rankin Invite with the hammer throw on Friday in the wind and sleet while three runners competed at the Mt. SAC Relays where temperatures soared over 80 degrees.

Game Day Central: Dave Rankin Invite Apr 19, 2013

Everything you need to follow the Purdue track and field program this weekend at the Dave Rankin Invite and at the Mt. SAC Relays. Join in the conversation on the live blog.

Track Opens at Mt. SAC Apr 19, 2013

Four Boilermakers competed on the opening day of the Mt. SAC Relays late Thursday night. Katie Hoevet, Dan Porter, and Tyler Wynn competed in the 1,500-meter run while Blair Doney ran in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase.

Purdue Track Hosts Dave Rankin Invitational Apr 18, 2013

The Purdue track and field hosts its lone outdoor meet of the season this weekend with the Dave Rankin Invitational. The majority of Boilermakers will compete in that meet while a handful of distance runners are competing at the Mt. SAC Relays in Los Angeles. The Dave Rankin Invite is Friday and Saturday at the Ranking Outdoor Track and Field while the Mt. SAC Relays are Thursday through Saturday. (via www.purduesports.com)

Track Completes Signing Class Apr 18, 2013

The Purdue track and field teams signed 10 recruits during the early stages of the signing period. The nine women and one man will enroll at Purdue this fall.

Track Hosts Dave Rankin Invite Apr 18, 2013

The Purdue track and field hosts its lone outdoor meet of the season this weekend with the Dave Rankin Invitational. The majority of Boilermakers will compete in that meet while a handful of distance runners are competing at the Mt. SAC Relays in Los Angeles. The Dave Rankin Invite is Friday and Saturday at the Ranking Outdoor Track and Field while the Mt. SAC Relays are Thursday through Saturday.

Tuesday Track Tidbits: Part 13 Apr 16, 2013

This is the 13th edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

Two Purdue Program Records Fall at Sea Ray Relays Apr 14, 2013

The Purdue track and field team wrapped up the Sea Ray Relays on Saturday. Vanessa McLeod broke a school record to highlight the women's performances while Geoff Davis improved the second-best mark in program history. A women's relay record was also shattered. (via www.purduesports.com)

Two Program Records Fall at Sea Ray Relays Apr 13, 2013

The Purdue track and field team wrapped up the Sea Ray Relays on Saturday. Vanessa McLeod broke a school record to highlight the women's performances while Geoff Davis improved the second-best mark in program history. A women's relay record was also shattered.

Lafayette Jefferson's Lucas Wallace Commits to Purdue Apr 13, 2013

Lafayette Jeff track and field standout Lucas Wallace tells Sports 18's Caleb Martin that he's verbally committed to Purdue, where he'll run track for the Boilermakers. Wallace was the 200 meter dash state champion last season. Wallace also played football and basketball for the Bronchos and is currently in his final season of high school track and field at Lafayette Jeff. (via www.jconline.com)

Purdue Track Heads to Sea Ray Relays Apr 12, 2013

The Purdue track and field team is headed to Knoxville, Tenn., for the Sea Ray Relays. The meet, hosted by the University of Tennessee, will run from Thursday to Saturday. This is the 47th annual Sea Ray Relays. (via www.purduesports.com)

Track Heads to Sea Ray Relays Apr 10, 2013

The Purdue track and field team is headed to Knoxville, Tenn., for the Sea Ray Relays. The meet, hosted by the University of Tennessee, will run from Thursday to Saturday. This is the 47th annual Sea Ray Relays.

Tuesday Track Tidbits Apr 9, 2013

This is the 12th edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

Brown, Enekwechi Highlight First Day at Tiger Track Classic Apr 5, 2013

Cierra Brown and Chukwuebuka Enekwechi had career days in their respective events as the Boilermakers wrapped up the first day of the Tiger Track Classic hosted by Auburn University. Purdue had nine student-athletes compete on the opening day.

Boilermakers Add Tiger Track Classic Apr 4, 2013

The Purdue track and field team added a meet for this weekend because of the cancellation of last week's Mike Poehlein Invitational. The Boilermakers will travel to Auburn, Ala., for the Tiger Track Classic on Friday and Saturday.

Tuesday Track Tidbits: Part 11 Apr 2, 2013

This is the 11th edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

Allen Runs Fifth-Fastest 10k in Purdue History Mar 31, 2013

One Boilermaker student-athlete was in action over the weekend despite the cancellation of the Mike Poehlein Invitational. Cale Allen competed for the first time this year and competed at the Stanford Invitational.

Competing at the Next Level: Coy Blair Mark Stonecipher Mar 28, 2013

It’s been a pleasure having the opportunity to interview some of Ohio’s and the Nation’s best Cross Country and Track & Field Athletes.  Most have moved on to pursue their educations and to compete at the next level.  We reached out to our interviewee’s and asked them what their experience has been at the next level.  Many have gotten back and shared their athletic experiences to date, as well as what their expectations were, some recommendations and also the realities of competing at the next level.

Purdue's Nunn Named B1G Field Athlete of the Week Mar 27, 2013

The Boilermakers picked up their second women's Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced on Wednesday. Nikki Nunn earned the honor after winning the long jump at the SEC-Big Ten Challenge with the nation's leading mark. (via www.purduesports.com)

Nunn Named B1G Field Athlete of the Week Mar 27, 2013

The Boilermakers picked up their second women's Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced on Wednesday. Nikki Nunn earned the honor after winning the long jump at the SEC-Big Ten Challenge with the nation's leading mark.

Track and Field Cancels Mike Poehlein Invite Mar 26, 2013

This weekend's Mike Poehlein Invitational has been cancelled due to inclement weather and facility conditions, the program announced on Tuesday. Winter storm Virgil dropped nearly nine inches of snow of the Rankin Outdoor Track and Field on Sunday evening.

Tuesday Track Tidbits Mar 26, 2013

This is the 10th edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

True leads US to World XC silver w/6th place, McClintock top US junior in 20th Derek Veilleux Mar 24, 2013

Maine was well represented at the World XC Championship in Bydgoszcz (Myslecinek Park), POLAND this morning. In the Men's Jr 8k, Madison HS and current Purdue Boilermarker Matt McClintock shined with a 20th place finish to lead the US squad. On the Men's Sr 12k, Ben True, current Saucony and former Greely HS star ran an incredible race to place 6th overall and lead the US to a silver medal team performance. Check out more.

Matt McClintock World Jr XC Blog #4 Derek Veilleux Mar 22, 2013

Check out our blog with US World Junior XC team member Matt McClintock who will competing in Poland this month. McClintock is attending Purdue University while majoring in Movement and Sports Science. He is a multiple time Class C XC/Track champion at Madison HS. Follow along as Matt embarks on his first journey to another country!

Purdue Track and Field Heads to SEC/B1G Challenge Mar 22, 2013

The Purdue track and field teams hit the road this weekend as they travel to Starkville, Miss., for the SEC/Big Ten Challenge. The Boilermakers will travel 18 women and 16 men to the meet. (via www.purduesports.com)

Matt McClintock World Jr XC Blog #3 Derek Veilleux Mar 21, 2013

Check out our blog with US World Junior XC team member Matt McClintock who will competing in Poland this month. McClintock is attending Purdue University while majoring in Movement and Sports Science. He is a multiple time Class C XC/Track champion at Madison HS. Follow along as Matt embarks on his first journey to another country!

Track and Field Heads to SEC/B1G Challenge Mar 21, 2013

The Purdue track and field teams hit the road this weekend as they travel to Starkville, Miss., for the SEC/Big Ten Challenge. The Boilermakers will travel 18 women and 16 men to the meet.

Becker Named B1G Field Athlete of the Week Mar 20, 2013

Purdue junior Emily Becker was named the Big Ten Conference Women's Field Athlete of the Week on Wednesday. She is the first Boilermaker to earn the award this year for either the indoor or outdoor season.

Purdue's Tuesday Track Tidbits Mar 19, 2013

This is the ninth edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season. (via www.purduesports.com)

Tuesday Track Tidbits: Part Nine Mar 19, 2013

This is the ninth edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

Shamrock Invite - Day Two Mar 15, 2013

The Purdue track and field team wrapped up the second day of the Shamrock Invitational hosted by Coastal Carolina University on Friday. Emily Becker won the heptathlon to highlight action for the Boilermakers over the first two days.

Matt McClintock World Jr XC Blog #2 Derek Veilleux Mar 15, 2013

Check out our blog with US World Junior XC team member Matt McClintock who will competing in Poland this month. McClintock is attending Purdue University while majoring in Movement and Sports Science. He is a multiple time Class C XC/Track champion at Madison HS. Follow along as Matt embarks on his first journey to another country!

Tuesday Track Tidbits: Part Eight/Shamrock Invite Preview Mar 12, 2013

This is the eighth edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features a weekly update that will cover upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season. Today's tidbits will also serve as a preview for the teams' outdoor season opener, the Shamrock Invite.

Five Boilermakers Pick Up USTFCCCA All-America Honors Mar 11, 2013

The USTFCCCA announced its All-Americans list on Monday and three Purdue men picked up first team honors while two more were on the second team. Jakob Engel, Geoff Davis, and Chukwuebuka Enekwechi all were named First Team All-America for their efforts at the NCAA Indoor National Championships over the weekend.

Men Finish 18th at NCAA Championships Mar 9, 2013

The NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships wrapped up on Saturday and the Purdue men recorded the third-highest finish in program history. The Boilermaker men finished tied for 18th in the country with 11 total points.

Engel Takes Eighth in Shot Put at NCAAs on Day One Mar 8, 2013

Three Boilermakers competed on the first day of the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday. Jakob Engel was the top performer as he earned an eighth-place finish and one point for the Purdue men.

Five Boilermakers Head to NCAA Championships Mar 7, 2013

Five Purdue track and field student-athletes will compete this weekend at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. Three will compete on Friday while the other two are scheduled to battle for an NCAA Title on Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark.

Purdue Tuesday Track Tidbits Mar 6, 2013

This is the seventh edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features a weekly update that will cover upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season. (via www.purduesports.com)

Tuesday Track Tidbits: Part Seven Mar 5, 2013

This is the seventh edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features a weekly update that will cover upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

Matt McClintock World Jr XC Blog Derek Veilleux Mar 5, 2013

Check out our blog with US World Junior XC team member Matt McClintock who will competing in Poland this month. McClintock is attending Purdue University while majoring in Movement and Sports Science. He is a multiple time Class C XC/Track champion at Madison HS. Follow along as Matt embarks on his first journey to another country!

Engel Joins Four Other Boilermakers to Qualify for NCAAs Mar 2, 2013

The Purdue track and field teams competed in events all across the country on Saturday. The team had individuals in the Iowa State Qualifier, the Alex Wilson Invitational hosted by Notre Dame, and the Virginia Tech Qualifier.

Tuesday Track Tidbits: Part Six Feb 26, 2013

This is the sixth edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features a weekly update that will cover upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

McLeod Wins 800m B1G Title on Final Day of Championships Feb 23, 2013

Vanessa McLeod won the gold medal in the 800m run and several other Boilermakers podiumed on the final day of the Big Ten Championships. The Purdue women finished ninth with 36 points while the men took 10th with 35.833 points.

Two Boilermakers Podium on Day One at B1G Championships Feb 23, 2013

Dani Bunch won the silver medal in the women's shot put while Coy Blair took bronze in the same event on the men's side for the Boilermakers on day one of the Big Ten Championships. The men sit in eighth place with 12.8333 points while the women are in eighth place with 10 points.

Game Day Central: B1G Indoor Championships Feb 21, 2013

Everything you need to follow Purdue track and field at the B1G Championships. Live blog, Twitter feeds, season bests, conference and national ranks, and so much more. Follow along and join the conversation.

Tuesday Track Tidbits: Part Five Feb 19, 2013

This is the fifth edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features a weekly update that will cover upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

Davis Ties School-Record at Fred Wilt Invite Feb 16, 2013

The Purdue track and field teams wrapped up their final indoor home meet of the season and tied a school record in the process. Geoff Davis cleared 2.26m (7-05.00) in the high jump to tie Shaun Guice's record from 2001.

Track and Field to Host Indoor Home Finale Feb 15, 2013

The Purdue track and field teams will host their final indoor home event of the season on Saturday. The Boilermakers will honor their former coach Fred Wilt by naming the invitational the Fred Wilt Boilermaker Invitational.

Tuesday Track Tidbits: Part Four Feb 12, 2013

This is the fourth edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features a weekly update that will cover upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

Porter and McLeod Break School Records at SPIRE Feb 9, 2013

A pair of school records came crashing down on Saturday at the SPIRE Division 1 Indoor Track and Field Invite. Dan Porter set the program record in the mile while Vanessa McLeod now owns the school standard in the 800m run.

SPIRE Invite - Day One Feb 8, 2013

The Purdue track and field team wrapped up the first day at the SPIRE Division 1 Indoor Track & Field Invite. The men won the distance medley relay in the team's first appearance of the season.

Purdue's McClintock Qualifies to Represent Team USA at World Cross Country Championships Feb 8, 2013

Matt McClintock a freshman at Purdue University finished third in the Junior race at the USA Cross Country Championships on February 2 in St. Louis.  McClintock ran 24:52 over the 8 km course and was a mere 5 seconds behind the winner Craig Nowak from Oklahoma State.  By finishing in the top six McClintock earned a spot on the U.S. squad that will compete in the IAAF World Cross Country Championships on March 24 in Bydgoszcz, Poland.  (via indiana.usatf.org)

SPIRE Invite Next for Track and Field Feb 7, 2013

The Purdue track and field teams head to Geneva, Ohio, to compete in the SPIRE Division 1 Indoor Track & Field Invitational. The Boilermakers will send 60 student-athletes, 30 men and 30 women, to compete in the two-day invitational.

Tuesday Track Tidbits: Part Three Feb 5, 2013

This is the third edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features a weekly update that will cover upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

Meyo Invite: Day Two Feb 2, 2013

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams wrapped up the Meyo Invite on Satuday at the University of Notre Dame. The Boilermakers had strong performances in the 60m hurdles and the shot put, among others.

Track and Field Strong on Day One of Meyo Invite Feb 1, 2013

The Purdue track and field team wrapped up the first day of the Meyo Invitational on Friday and a number of Boilermakers moved up the all-time program list. Chukwuebuka Enekwechi made the biggest splash as he moved into fifth place all-time in Purdue lore in the weight throw.

Game Day Central: Meyo Invite Jan 31, 2013

Your one stop shop for everything you need to follow Purdue track and field at the Meyo Invitational. Join in the conversation on the live blog!

Track and Field Heads to Meyo Invite Jan 31, 2013

The Purdue track and field teams travel north on Friday as the Boilermakers will compete in the two day Meyo Invitational hosted by the University of Notre Dame. This is the 26th year of existence for the meet and it will be held inside the Loftus Sport Center.

Tuesday Track Tidbits Jan 29, 2013

This is the second edition of Purdue Track Tidbits. The weekly update features a weekly update that will cover upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' are released each Tuesday of the season.

Throwers Steal the Show at IU Relays Jan 26, 2013

The Purdue track and field teams wrapped up the Indiana Relays and one school record came crashing down. Dani Bunch broke her own record in the shot put by throwing 16.70m (54-09.50).

Indiana Relays: Day One Jan 25, 2013

Day one of the Indiana Relays is in the books and the Boilermakers had a solid day including six individuals who advanced to Saturday's semifinals.

Track Tidbits and IU Relays Preview Jan 24, 2013

The track and field team will release a weekly update that will cover upcoming news and events, national standings, top performers, school records, and other happenings within the program. These `tidbits' will typically be released on Tuesdays. This edition will also include a preview for the Indiana Relays.

Boilermakers Win 18th Straight Gene Edmonds Cup Jan 19, 2013

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams retained the Gene Edmonds Cup for the 18th consecutive year, but the result was as close as ever. The Boilermakers held off the Sycamores, 160-156.

Game Day Central: Gene Edmonds Cup Jan 19, 2013

Purdue hosts the 18th annual Gene Edmonds Cup, a dual between the Boilermakers and Indiana State. Purdue has won all 17 meets, though the Indiana State men came out on top of the Boilermaker men last year for the first time.

Hoosiers Make it Four-Straight Sweeps Over Purdue Jan 15, 2013

Indiana track and field extending its winning streak to four-straight years with a sweep over the Purdue Boilermakers since renewing the dual-meet series in 2010. The Hoosiers won handily on the men's side by an 80-52 score and the women won a tightly-contested meet 69-67, getting key points in the final event. (via www.iuhoosiers.com)

Track and Field to Hold Student Section Callout Jan 14, 2013

The Purdue men's and women's track and field programs will host a callout on Tuesday night for any Purdue students who are interested in becoming part of the teams' student section, the Boiler Pit Crew. The callout will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. ET at Beering Hall in room 1232.

Track and Field Battles to Closest Purdue/IU Dual Jan 12, 2013

It was the closest finish in Purdue/IU Dual history on the women's side and though the Boilermakers came up just short, they competed to the end and made their presence known. The Indiana women won 69-67 while the Hoosier men topped Purdue 80-52.

Track and Field to Open Season at Indiana Jan 11, 2013

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams open the 2013 indoor season with a trip to instate rival Indiana for the Purdue/IU Dual. The Boilermakers and Hoosiers are set to begin the meet a 4 p.m. ET at Gladstein Fieldhouse in Bloomington, Ind.

A Season of Giving Dec 12, 2012

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams got into the holiday spirit over the last couple weeks as they joined together with the New Community Charter School in downtown Lafayette to help families in need. The Boilermakers donated their time, money, and effort to purchase and deliver Christmas presents for four different families.

McClintock moves on to D1 Nationals Nov 9, 2012

Matthew McClintock and Johnnie Guy each had top 12 finishes as they helped the men's cross country team finish seventh in the Great Lakes Region. The women's team was very consistent and finished ninth. (via www.purduesports.com)

Track and Field Teams Continue Helping the Community Oct 23, 2012

Purdue's men's and women's track and field and cross country teams participated in the "Just Walk for the Health of It" program on Sunday, Oct. 14. The walk was part of the Coalition for Living Healthy after the age of 50.

Where Are They Now? Scott Vicenzi Todd Grasley Oct 17, 2012

Former Brownsburg High School star Scott Vicenzi is now a junior runner for Purdue University. Vicenzi finished third at the 2009 Indiana State Championships and was an integral part of the 2010 state championship team for Brownsburg. See what he has been up to in the past couple of years in this new alumni feature we like to call "Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now? Haley Goers Todd Grasley Oct 16, 2012

Haley Goers was a seven time state medalist in track and field and cross country for Hoffman Heights High School. As a senior she finished 8th at the Illiniois State Cross Country Championships. Goers has a personal best time for three miles of 17:04 which she set at the state meet. Goers is now a freshman at Purdue University. We catch up with Goers in a feature we like to call Where Are They Now?

Track and Field Helps in the Community Oct 1, 2012

The Purdue men's and women's track team utilized the weekend to take part in a bit of community service. The Boilermakers participated in the 2nd Annual Carry the Torch Walk.

McClintock Wins at Loyola Derek Veilleux Sep 29, 2012

Matthew McClintock was the story of the day for Purdue, again. The freshman continued his stellar season with a top finish overall, the second in his three career races. McClintock finished the 8k, just the second time he's run that distance, in 24:32.That time edged an Iowa State runner by just one second for the win. That time topped his career best by 26 seconds. (via www.purduesports.com)

Mainer Matt McClintock sets fast, early pace for Purdue University Derek Veilleux Sep 25, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Matt McClintock of Athens has made an immediate impact as a freshman on the Purdue University men’s cross-country team. The former Madison High School star has been the Boilermakers’ top finisher in their two early-season meets. McClintock made his collegiate debut Aug. 31 and was the ... (via The Bangor Daily News)

McClintock Wins Big Ten Athlete of the Week Derek Veilleux Sep 18, 2012

The Purdue cross country team picked up another weekly award from the Big Ten office. Matthew McClintock was named the Big Ten Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week after finishing fourth at the Indiana Intercollegiates last Friday. (via www.purduesports.com)

Track and Field to Host Officials Callout Sep 18, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams will be holding a callout for officials on Sunday, Sept. 23, at 6 p.m. ET. The callout will be held in Mackey Arena's King Conference Room.

Cross Country And Track And Field Add Hartman To Staff Aug 14, 2012

The Purdue track and field team hired an assistant cross country and track and field coach on Monday, head coach Lonnie Greene announced. Dave Hartman will take over the position after spending a season as an assistant track and field coach at Lamar University.

Patterson Battles Injury, Finishes 31st Aug 7, 2012

Former Boilermaker Kara Patterson competed in the javelin at the 2012 London Olympics on Tuesday morning. The former Boilermaker competed through a previously unknown injury and finished 15th in her flight.

Mulabegovic Finishes T-18 Aug 3, 2012

Nedzad Mulabegovic finished t-18th in the shot put qualifications at the 2012 London Olympics on Friday morning. The top 20 finish is his best finish at any of his three Olympic games.

Road To London: Kara Patterson Ana Cuello Jul 24, 2012

Kara Patterson owes her success as a javelin thrower to her freshman geometry teacher at Skyview High School. Ron Heidenreich, who was also the girls’ track coach at the Washington school, suggested Patterson try the javelin after quitting softball.

Salute to Seniors: Harlow Ladd Derek Veilleux Jul 9, 2012

It was a great 2011-2012 in both cross country and track across the Great State of Maine. Many of our seniors will soon be on their way to start their college careers both athletically and academically so we wanted to salute them one more time in this special feature.

Rolando Greene Named Cross Country/Track And Field Head Coach Jul 3, 2012

Purdue athletics director Morgan Burke has announced the hiring of Rolando Greene as head coach of the men's and women's cross country and track and field programs. Greene comes to the Boilermakers from perennial track and field powerhouse Arkansas.

Track & Field Completes 30-Member Incoming Class Jun 21, 2012

The Purdue track and field and cross country teams finalized an impressive recruiting class that will be on campus in the fall. The group includes 30 individuals and accomplishments that range from All-American, state champions, and top five recruits nationally.

Salute to Seniors: Matt McClintock Derek Veilleux Jun 16, 2012

It was a great 2011-2012 in both cross country and track across the Great State of Maine. Many of our seniors will soon be on their way to start their college careers both athletically and academically so we wanted to salute them one more time in this special feature.

Three Boilermakers To Compete At Junior Championships Jun 14, 2012

Three Boilermaker track and field student-athletes will be in action this weekend at the USA Junior Outdoor Championships in Bloomington, Ind. Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, Kaitlyn Brace, and Andy Mack will compete on Friday with Enekwechi also contending on Saturday.

Bunch, Eber Earn Second Team All-America Honors Jun 12, 2012

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its list of All-Americans and Leah Eber and Dani Bunch were honored. Eber and Bunch earned Second Team All-America honors in the long jump and shot put, respectively.

Track & Field/Cross Country To Host Summer Camps Jun 11, 2012

The Purdue track and field and cross country teams are proud to announce that they will host their annual summer camps from July 15-18. The Boilermakers will offer a cross country/distance camp as well as a track and field camp for grades 9-12, all skill levels welcome.

Bunch Finishes Top 15 At NCAAs Jun 8, 2012

Dani Bunch wrapped up the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Friday with a top-15 finish in the shot put. Bunch finished 15th with a throw of 16.21m (53-02.25).

Eber Posts Top 10 Finish At NCAA Championships Jun 7, 2012

Leah Eber took ninth place in the women's long jump at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Thursday evening. Eber was the first of two Boilermakers to compete in the championships as Dani Bunch will compete on Friday in the shot put.

Eber, Bunch To Compete At NCAA Championship Jun 6, 2012

Two Boilermakers will wrap up the 2011-12 athletic year for Purdue this week. Track and field stars Leah Eber and Dani Bunch will compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Thursday and Friday, respectively, in Des Moines, Iowa.

NCAA East Prelims - Day Three May 26, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams completed the NCAA East Preliminary round on Saturday with four more Boilermakers in action. Mitch Erickson, Geoff Davis, Cale Allen, and Jakob Engel took their final chance at qualifying for the NCAA Championships.

NCAA East Prelims - Day Two May 25, 2012

The NCAA Track & Field East Preliminary continued on Friday and four more Boilermakers competed. Terri Anderson, Brandon Winters, Kari Shoolbraid, and Stephanie Bonk all vied for a spot in the NCAA Championships.

Bunch, Eber Qualify For NCAA Championships May 24, 2012

Purdue opened up the first day of the NCAA Track & Field First Round on Thursday and a pair of Boilermakers has already qualified for the championships. Dani Bunch and Leah Eber finished in the top 12 which automatically qualifies them to advance.

Track & Field To NCAA East Prelims May 23, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams are sending 12 individuals to the NCAA First Round in Jacksonville, Fla. Six men and six women will compete in a total of 13 events in the East Preliminary Round from Thursday-Saturday.

Warner To Resign As Cross Country/Track And Field Coach May 18, 2012

With Warner at the helm of both the men's and women's programs, there have been 36 school records set, 43 individual Big Ten Conference championships, 24 All-Americans, two Olympians, one Olympic Trials champion and one NCAA champion.

Bunch, Eber Are Big Ten Champs On Day Two May 12, 2012

The second day of the Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships wrapped up and two Boilermakers are Big Ten Champions. Leah Eber repeated as the women's long jump champion and Dani Bunch won the shot put title to put the women in third place.

Big Ten Championships - Day One May 12, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams finished the first day at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships on Friday. The men currently sit in ninth place with five points while the women are tied for ninth with zero points as only two events have been completed.

Track & Field Big Ten Preview May 10, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams head to the Dan McClimon Memorial Track/Soccer Complex at the University of Wisconsin for the 2012 Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The meet is three days and go from Friday to Sunday.

Ferrell Wins Pole Vault At Billy Hayes May 5, 2012

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams wrapped up their regular seasons on Friday as nine Boilermakers competed at the Billy Hayes Track & Field Invite at Indiana University. Byron Ferrell was the top finisher as he won the men's pole vault.

Eight Boilermakers To Billy Hayes Invite May 3, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams will send eight student-athletes to the Billy Hayes Invitational in Bloomington, Ind., for one final tune-up before the Big Ten Championships. Five men and three women will make the trip to Friday's meet as finals week wraps up on Purdue's campus.

Throw UFO's with Coy Blair May 2, 2012

“Throw UFO’s” with Coy Blair Chances are that if you live in or frequent South East Ohio, you may see shiny orbs high in the sky on a regular basis. Is it a reflection? Is it a plane? Is it a government experiment? Despite conspiracy theorists, it’s most likely Coy Blair’s shot put. With throws nearing 70ft, the colossal senior from Logan High School has made a career out of throwing implements like no one has before. Blair is on a crash course with the state shot put record, and it appears that few people have a chance of stopping him. Whether or not Coy’s shot puts burn up while reentering the Earth’s atmosphere is still undetermined, but what we do know is that Coy is one of the state’s best advocates for the sport of throwing, through his professionalism and fiery passion. Join us as we sit down with Coy. (via )

Boilermakers Wrap Up Penn Relays, Purdue Open Apr 29, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams wrapped up a pair of meets on Saturday. The Boilermakers hosted their final home meet of the year with the Purdue Open and complete the Penn Relays.

Penn Relays - Day One Apr 26, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams wrapped up the first day at the Penn Relays on Thursday. Leah Eber was the top finisher for the Boilermakers as she finished third in the women's long jump.

Boilermakers Host Purdue Open Apr 26, 2012

The Purdue track and field team will host another home meet this weekend. The annual Purdue Open will be this Friday and Saturday at Rankin Track and Field.

Track & Field Heads To Penn Relays Apr 25, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams will send about half of their members to the Penn Relays for three days of competition this weekend. Boilermakers will compete in eight events Thursday, nine on Friday, and three on Saturday.

Boiler Up: Kerr Commits To Purdue Todd Grasley Apr 24, 2012

Caleb Kerr never thought the option of running in college would present itself. After a break out junior year the Evansville North distance standout began hearing from schools who coveted his services. Kerr says the process was a great experience and is happy to have had the opportunity to visit many schools. In the end, it was Purdue University that received his signature.

Boilermakers Wrap Up Dave Rankin Invite Apr 21, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams wrapped up the Dave Rankin Invitational on Saturday afternoon at Rankin Track and Field. The Boilermakers won a total of 17 events during the weekend's action.

Eber Named Big Ten Field Athlete Of The Week Apr 18, 2012

The Big Ten Conference announced its weekly track and field awards on Wednesday and one Boilermaker was on the list. Leah Eber was named the Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week after tying the Purdue long jump record over the weekend.

Allen To Run 10K At Mt. SAC Apr 18, 2012

Cale Allen will represent the Purdue men's track and field team at the Mt. SAC Relays in Los Angeles. The junior distance runner will compete in the 10,000m run which is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. PT Thursday night.

Eber Ties School Record At Jesse Owens Track Classic Apr 14, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams wrapped up action at the Jesse Owens Track Classic on Saturday. Leah Eber was the top finisher for Purdue as she tied the school record in the long jump with a mark of 6.45m (21-02.00).

Sun Angel Classic - Day Two Apr 8, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams wrapped up the Sun Angel Classic late on Saturday night as the meet lasted until about 1 a.m. ET.

Track Teams Headed To Sun Angel Classic Apr 5, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams will travel 21 women and 17 men for a total of 38 student-athletes to the Sun Angel Classic in Tempe, Ariz., this weekend. The Boilermakers will compete on Friday and Saturday.

Boilermakers Wrap Up Mike Poehlein Invite Mar 31, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams wrapped up the Mike Poehlein Invitational on Saturday at Rankin Track and Field. The Boilermakers won eight events on the day and nine in all for the invitational.

Bunch Wins Hammer Throw At Mike Poehlein Invite Mar 30, 2012

Dani Bunch took the top spot in the women's hammer throw for the Purdue track and field team on the first day of the Mike Poehlein Invitational. The sophomore threw a distance of 54.51m (178-10).

Mike Poehlein Invitational Opens Outdoor Home Slate Mar 29, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams open their outdoor home season on Friday and Saturday as the Boilermakers host the Mike Poehlein Invitational. Friday's action is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. and Saturday will begin at 10 a.m.

Good Style On And Off The Track Mar 28, 2012

Leah Eber is a familiar name in the track and field industry, but what most people don't know is that she is also popular in the fashion world as well.

Big Ten Men, SEC Women Win Challenge Mar 24, 2012

The Big Ten and SEC split victories on Friday at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge meet hosted by Mississippi State. The Big Ten men took the title with 400.5 points compared to the SEC's 314.5. The SEC women won, 390-323.

Three Boilermakers Earn All-American Honors Mar 12, 2012

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its All-American Teams on Monday and three Boilermakers were on the list. Leah Eber, Dani Bunch, and Geoff Davis earned the national honors.

Women Finish 38th At NCAA Championships Mar 11, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams wrapped up the NCAA Indoor Championships on Saturday with the final two Boilermakers competing. Geoff Davis was in the men's high jump and Dani Bunch in the women's shot put.

Eber Wins Bronze Medal At NCAAs Mar 9, 2012

Two Boilermakers competed on Friday in the NCAA Track & Field Indoor Championships on Friday and one of them found her way onto the podium. Leah Eber took home the bronze medal in the women's long jump.

Three Boilermakers Headed To Boise For NCAAs Mar 8, 2012

Three Boilermakers are set to compete in the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Boise, Idaho, on Friday and Saturday. Leah Eber, Dani Bunch, and Geoff Davis will represent Purdue in four events this weekend.

Davis Qualifies For NCAAs Mar 3, 2012

The Purdue men's track and field team had an individual qualify for the NCAA Championships on Saturday. Geoff Davis finished second in the high jump at the Alex Wilson Invitational.

Bunch Breaks School Record In Shot Put Mar 2, 2012

Two Boilermakers set personal records at the Wisconsin Last Chance meet on Friday and one of them put herself in contention to qualify for the NCAA Championships with a school record. Dani Bunch and Terri Anderson both had career days in the shot put.

Purdue Sends 10 To Last Chance Meets Mar 1, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams have one last chance to try to qualify for nationals this weekend. Two women will travel to the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier and eight men will travel to the Alex Wilson Invitational in hopes of making the NCAAs.

Bunch, Eber Earn Top Conference Field Athlete Awards Feb 28, 2012

The Purdue track and field team hauled in some huge conference awards the Big Ten office announced on Tuesday. Leah Eber was named the Big Ten Field Athlete of the Year and Dani Bunch was named Field Athlete of the Championships.

Logan's Coy Blair has the State Shot Put Record in Sight! Mark Stonecipher Feb 27, 2012

Coy Blair finished 2nd in last years State D1 shot with a throw of 61-11.25.  The State record outdoors is 71-0.  Indoors this year he recently threw a PR of 67-03.25 (20m).  That throw was just .25” off of the Ohio Indoor record.  It is also  the 2nd best throw in the nation at this time.  He's dedicated and confident that he can throw 71-0 and has his sights set on 75-0.  OHRunner spoke with him about his background, his workouts and his goals for this year.  He improved 11' from his Sophomore to his Junior year and has already thrown 6' further than last year and as he says "it’s just a matter of hitting it."

Bunch Repeats In Weight Throw, Davis High Jump Runner-Up Feb 25, 2012

Two more Boilermakers podiumed on the final day of the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday as Dani Bunch repeated as champion in the women's weight throw and Geoff Davis finished runner-up in the high jump.

Eber Wins, Bunch Runner-Up On Day One At Big Tens Feb 25, 2012

The first day of the Big Ten Indoor Championships wrapped up and one Boilermaker was crowned a Big Ten champion while another earned a runner-up finish. The Boilermakers scored in five events on the day.

Track And Field To Big Ten Championships Feb 23, 2012

The Purdue men's and women's track team will compete in Lincoln, Neb., on Friday and Saturday in the Big Ten Indoor Championships. A total of 59 student-athletes will compete for the Old Gold and Black.

Football Speedsters Shine On The Track Feb 14, 2012

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its weekly data on the top two sport athletes, football and track, for the 2012 indoor track and field season and three Boilermakers appear on the lists.

Boilermakers Wrap Up Busy Weekend Feb 11, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams wrapped up their weekend of competition on Saturday at the Tyson Invitational hosted by the University of Arkansas.

Tyson, Hoosier Hills, Big Meet - Day One Feb 11, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams wrapped up a busy day on Friday as the teams split up and travelled to three meets in three states. Large groups went to the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. and the Hoosier Hills Invitational in Bloomington, Ind., while two others went to The Big Meet in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Track To Travel To Three Meets Feb 9, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams have a busy weekend ahead as they will split up and travel to three different meets. A large group of the team will travel to Fayetteville, Ark., to compete in the Tyson Invitation, while another big group will head to Bloomington, Ind., for the Hoosier Hills Invitational. Two others will travel to Grand Rapids, Mich., for The Big Meet hosted by Grand Valley State University.

2012 College Signings: Why They Chose Their Schools Feb 8, 2012

College signings are always interesting to see, but everybody wonders why one athlete chose one schol and why another athlete chose a different school.  Inside you will find out why certain athletes chose the school that they did in their own words.

Eber's NCAA-Best Leap Earns Her Big Ten Award Feb 6, 2012

Leah Eber has been named the women's Field Athlete of the Week for the second time in three weeks after leaping an NCAA best and school record 6.47m (21-02.75) in the long jump over the weekend, the Big Ten announced Monday afternoon.

National Signing Day 2012 is here Derek Veilleux Feb 6, 2012

Today is February 1st, national signing day! Athletes around the country (and world) can now make their college commitments official. Many of the top stars around the country will have official signing ceremonies today, while others may do so in the coming days in weeks. We want to applaud all of our college-bound seniors and celebrate their decisions of where they will spend the next four years.

Meyo Invitational - Day Two Feb 4, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams wrapped up their weekend at the Meyo Invitational on Saturday and two more Boilermakers took top finishes on the final day.

Eber Earns NCAA Automatic Bid On Day One Of Meyo Invite Feb 3, 2012

The first day of the Meyo Invitational wrapped up and the Boilermakers' track and field team made a lot of noise as a meet record, school record, and NCAA automatic qualifying mark were beaten as well as other personal records.

Eber Shatters School Record Feb 3, 2012

Senior Leah Eber had won the long jump in each of the three meets she competed in this season heading into the Meyo Invitational this weekend and she did not disappoint on Friday. Eber extended her streak to four in a row with a jump that shattered her previous school record of 6.27m by leaping 6.47m.

Boilermakers Head To Meyo Invitational Feb 2, 2012

The Meyo Invitational is next up for the men's and women's track and field teams at Purdue. The Boilermakers will join 47 other schools making the trip to South Bend, Ind., to take part in the two day meet.

Eber Wins On Day Two Of Indiana Relays Jan 28, 2012

The Purdue men's and women's track teams wrapped up the Indiana Relays at Indiana University on Sunday. A number of Boilermakers placed well in the final round of their competitions.

Indiana Relays - Day One Jan 27, 2012

The Purdue Boilermakers put together a nice performance on the first day of the Indiana Relays on Saturday. The Boilermakers had a number of personal records and individuals who advances to compete on Saturday.

Boilers Head To Indiana Relays Jan 26, 2012

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams head to Indiana for the two day Indiana Relays. The meet is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. on Friday and then 10:20 a.m. on Saturday.

Leah Eber Tabbed Big Ten Co-Field Athlete Of The Week Jan 23, 2012

Fifth-year senior Leah Eber earned the Big Ten Co-Field Athlete of the Week after her performance at the Gene Edmonds Cup against Indiana State over the weekend. Eber won all three events in which she was entered and help Purdue retain the cup for the 17th consecutive year.

Leah Eber Wins Three Events As Purdue Retains Gene Edmonds Cup Jan 21, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams won the Gene Edmonds Cup for the 17th consecutive year on Saturday, knocking off Indiana State by a score of 168-155. The Purdue women shined as they beat the Indiana State women, 89-73, while the Sycamore men topped Purdue for the first time, 82-79.

Boilers Host 17th Annual Gene Edmonds Cup Jan 20, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams return home this weekend as they host the 17th annual Gene Edmonds Cup. The Boilermakers have won all 16 previous meets including last year's 188-136 decision.

Former Boilermakers Compete At Olympic Trials Jan 17, 2012

This past weekend, Purdue University was represented very well at the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials. Purdue alums and record holders Donnie Fellows and Laura Farley each competed in the final Olympic Trial marathon, after qualifying for the final trial earlier in the year.

Track & Field Announces Student Section Callout Jan 17, 2012

The Purdue Track & Field program is forming an official student section for its most passionate fans. The `Boiler Pit Crew' will have a call out on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 6 p.m. inside Lambert Fieldhouse.

Boilermakers Fall To Indiana In Dual Meet Jan 14, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams fell to the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday in the third annual Purdue/Indiana Dual. The men lost by a score of 88-46 while the women fell 97-39 in Gladstone Fieldhouse.

Boilermakers Fall To Indiana In Dual Meet Jan 14, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams fell to the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday in the third annual Purdue/Indiana Dual. The men lost by a score of 88-46 while the women fell 97-39 in Gladstone Fieldhouse.

Boilermakers Head To Bloomington For Indiana/Purdue Dual Jan 13, 2012

The Purdue track and field teams return to action this weekend as they head down to Bloomington, Ind., for an instate rivalry as they take part in the Indiana/Purdue dual at Gladstein Fieldhouse. The meet scoring will be done in dual format with the winner of each event earning five points, the second place finisher three points, and one point to the third place finisher in the meet that starts at 2 p.m. ET.

Six Football Players & Transfer Join Track & Field Jan 12, 2012

The Purdue track & field team announced the addition of six football players and a transfer this week. Ishmael Aristide, Gary Bush, Normondo Harris, Akeem Hunt, Shane Mikesky, and Raheem Mostert join the program fresh off a 7-6 season with the football team while Kevin Griffith comes from the University of California-Davis.

Several Boilermakers Set PRs In Season Opener Jan 7, 2012

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams opened their season on Saturday with the Purdue Invitational at Lambert Fieldhouse. Purdue was joined by St. Ambrose, Cornerstone, and Huntington at the meet.

Track & Field Teams To Open Season On Saturday Jan 6, 2012

The Purdue Track & Field team is set to kick off its indoor season at home on Saturday as the Boilermakers welcome three schools to Lambert Fieldhouse for the annual Purdue Invitational. Purdue will face Cornerstone, Huntington, and St. Ambrose starting at 11 a.m. ET in the unscored season opener.

Coy Blair Commits to the Boilermakers Dec 23, 2011

Coy Blair, a senior at Logan High School, has decided to continue his eduacation and throwing career at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.  Blair finished second in the Division 1 Shot Put competition at the OHSAA Track and Field Championship with a personal record throw of 61-11.25.  During the indoor season,  Blair placed fifth in the Division 1 Weight Throw at the OATCCC Indoor Track and Field Championship.

Former Boiler Track & Field Star A Hall Of Famer Oct 10, 2011

Former Purdue track and field star Tiffany Britten was inducted into the Arsenal Technical High School Athletic Hall of Fame late last month. She was the youngest member inducted into the class of 2011 in the 10th annual ceremony for Hall of Fame inductees.

Wilson-Long Named Track & Field Supervisor Of Operations Aug 17, 2011

Toyinda Wilson-Long has been named the new supervisor of track and field operations, head coach Jack Warner announced this week. She is making the move back to the athletics department after serving as the Purdue campus director of the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Indiana Project.

Track & Field Set To Hold Open Tryouts Aug 17, 2011

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams will hold their annual open tryouts from Wednesday, Aug. 24, to Thursday, Aug. 25, head coach Jack Warner announced. The tryouts will begin at 5 p.m. both days at the Dave Rankin Outdoor Track.

Stewart Named Men's And Women's Distance Coach Aug 16, 2011

Jake Stewart has been named the new assistant coach for the men's and women's cross country and track and field teams, head coach Jack Warner announced this week. He will be in charge of men's and women's distance. Stewart comes to Purdue from Lamar University where he spent two seasons as the distance coach for the track and field teams and one as the assistant cross country coach.

Women's Track & Field Team Earns USTFCCCA Academic Honors Aug 11, 2011

After four members of the Purdue women's track and field team earned All-Academic honors from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) last week, the Boilermakers picked up their fifth straight USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honor on Thursday. The Purdue women have earned the award every year since its inception in 2007.

McBride Named Track & Field Throws Coach Aug 10, 2011

Keith McBride has been named the new throws coach for the men's and women's track and field teams, head coach Jack Warner announced Wednesday. McBride held the same position for the Marshall women's team the last five years.

Seven Boilermakers Earn USTFCCCA Academic Awards Aug 8, 2011

The Purdue track and field team had seven individuals pick up United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Track & Field All-Academic honors last week with three men and four women earning the honor.

Boilermakers Shine At USA Track & Field Championships Jun 26, 2011

The Purdue men's and women's track and field programs had an outstanding showing at the 2011 USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships over the week, hosted at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field Thursday through Sunday.

Track & Field Has Final Warm Up For Postseason May 5, 2011

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams have their final opportunity to prepare for the postseason on Friday, heading down the road to archrival Indiana University for the Billy Hayes Invitational.

Track & Field Finishes Strong At Penn Relays Apr 30, 2011

The Purdue women's 4x400-meter relay and an impressive performance by senior Shane Crawford in the men's 100-meter dash headlined an outstanding final day of competition for the Boilermakers at The Penn Relays.

Track & Field Splits Up For Big Weekend Apr 27, 2011

The Purdue men's and women's track and field squads will split up this weekend as several athletes head to Philadelphia for the prestigious Penn Relays, while another Boilermaker contingent will head down to Indianapolis for the Stan Lyons Invitational.

Track & Field Ready For Jesse Owens Track Classic Apr 22, 2011

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams resume their outdoor season this weekend, heading to Big Ten rival Ohio State University for the Jesse Owens Track Classic on Saturday and Sunday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.

Track & Field Shines At Sun Angel Track Classic Apr 10, 2011

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams continued their outstanding improvements of the outdoor season on Saturday, turning in a wealth of top marks at the 32nd-Annual Sun Angel Track Classic.

Davis, Bunch Earn USTFCCCA All-America Honors Mar 14, 2011

Purdue track and field standouts Geoff Davis and Dani Bunch were awarded USTFCCCA All-America honors on Monday in the wake of their performances at the 2011 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Bunch Places 16th At NCAA Indoor Championships Mar 11, 2011

Purdue freshman Dani Bunch finished 16th in the women's weight throw at the 2011 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday, hosted by Texas A&M University at Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium.

Breslin, Eber Compete At Last Chance Meet Mar 4, 2011

Two Boilermakers took their last shot at NCAA Championship qualification on Friday as junior Leah Eber and senior Emily Breslin looked to improve on their season bests at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational at Loftus Sports Center.

Track & Field Takes Six To Last Chance Meet Mar 3, 2011

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams will take their last shot at NCAA Indoor Championship qualification this weekend, taking six athletes to the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational at Loftus Sports Center.

Harriers Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors Feb 17, 2011

The Purdue men's and women's team collected USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors this week, while Boilermaker sophomore Stephen Schulz earned individual academic recognition as well.

Track & Field Excels At Grand Valley State Big Meet Feb 11, 2011

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams put forth a slew of personal records and outstanding performances at the Grand Valley State Big Meet on Friday, including sophomore Simon Rogers' top-five all-time performance in the men's one-mile run.

Track & Field Ready For Grand Valley State Big Meet Feb 10, 2011

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams are set to make some of their final preparations for the indoor postseason this weekend, heading to the Grand Valley State University Big Meet on Friday and Saturday.

Track & Field Opens Road Slate At Kentucky Jan 27, 2011

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams hit the road for the first time this season, traveling to the University of Kentucky on Friday and Saturday for the Wildcats' Rod McCravy Memorial Meet at Nutter Field House.

Bunch Named Big Ten Women's Field Athlete Of The Week Jan 24, 2011

Purdue freshman Dani Bunch was named the Big Ten Women's Field Athlete of the Week on Monday after tossing a pair of personal records and leading the Boilermakers to their 16th consecutive Gene Edmonds Cup title.

Track & Field Defeated In Indiana Dual Jan 15, 2011

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams suffered tough defeats to archrival Indiana University on Saturday inside Lambert Fieldhouse as the women fell 89-47, while the men lost 77-59.

Purdue Great Elected To Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame Nov 23, 2010

Former Purdue standout Jamie K. McNeair (Reese) was elected to the 2010 class of the United States of America Track & Field (USATF) Niagara Association Hall of Fame on Tuesday, becoming one of just nine women to join it's illustrious ranks.

NCAA XC Great Lakes Regional Championship Preview Nov 11, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's cross country teams head to Oakland University this weekend for the 2010 NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships, hosted by the Grizzlies at Katke-Cousins Golf Course on Saturday at noon.

Purdue Harriers Set For Pre-National Invitational Oct 13, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's cross country teams resume competition this weekend, heading to Indiana State University's La Vern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course for the Pre-National Invitational.

Purdue Men 2nd, Women 3rd at Indiana Intercollegiates Sep 17, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's cross country teams turned in respective second- and third-place finishes at the 2010 Indiana Intercollegiate Championships, hosted by the Boilermakers at the Varsity Cross Country Course on Friday evening.

Cross Country Set To Battle For State Supremacy Sep 15, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's cross country teams continue their season this Friday, hosting the annual Indiana Intercollegiate Championships at the Purdue Varsity Cross Country Course at 3:30 p.m.

Men's Cross Country Kicks Off At IPFW Sep 9, 2010

The Purdue men's cross country team is set to open its season this weekend, heading to Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne on Saturday for the IPFW Invitational.

Cross Country Set To Open Season Sep 1, 2010

The Purdue women's cross country team is set to open its 2010 season on Friday, hosting the annual Great American Legends race at the Purdue Varsity Cross Country Course.

Track & Field Set For Open Tryouts Aug 20, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams will hold their annual open tryouts next Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 25-26, at 5 p.m. at Dave Rankin Track & Field.

Boilermakers Redesign Varsity Cross Country Course Aug 13, 2010

The Boilermaker cross country teams unveiled a new design to the Purdue Varsity Cross Country Course on Friday, redrawing the 5,000-meter and 8,000-meter routes due to construction on the Schwartz Tennis Center.

Purdue Track & Field Hires Rodriguez Jul 16, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field programs announced the hiring of Mark Rodriguez on Friday as the Boilermakers' new assistant coach in charge of the men's and women's throwing events.

Warner To Assist Team USA Jul 1, 2010

Purdue men's and women's cross country and track and field head coach Jack Warner has been named an event manager for Team USA as the national Under-23 team is set to compete in the NACAC Athletic Association Championships.

Former Boilermaker Shatters American Record Jun 26, 2010

Former Purdue track and field standout Kara Patterson launched herself on to the world stage Friday night, winning the USA Track and Field Championships, held at Drake University Stadium, and smashing the American record in the women's javelin.

Boilermakers Through Day 3 Of NCAA Track & Field Championships Jun 11, 2010

Friday's competition at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by the University of Oregon at Hayward Field, marked the completion of an outstanding career and the end of a stellar rookie campaign for the Purdue men's and women's track and field teams. Senior

Klaczynski Posts Record-Setting Day At NCAA Track & Field Championships Jun 10, 2010

Purdue senior Sarah Klaczynski kept her dream season going on Thursday, advancing to the finals of the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase and breaking the Boilermakers' school record in the event at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by the University of Oregon at Hayward Field.

Track & Field Heads To NCAA Outdoor Championships Jun 7, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams are set for the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships, qualifying seven individuals for the national meet. The championships are scheduled for Wednesday through Saturday, June 9-12, at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.

Track & Field Advances Three More To NCAAs May 28, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams had another great day at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds, hosted on Friday by North Carolina A&T University at Irwin Belk Track.

Track & Field Advances 19 To NCAA East Preliminary Rounds May 21, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams were awarded 16/17/18 bids to the inaugural NCAA East Preliminary Rounds on Friday, sending the teams to Irwin Belk Track at North Carolina A&T University for next week's three-day qualifying event.

Boilermakers Pursue Gold At Big Ten Championships May 13, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams are set for battle as they head to the 2010 Big Ten Outdoor Championships this weekend, hosted by archrival Indiana University at Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex.

Rogers Leads Track & Field At Billy Hayes Invitational May 7, 2010

Purdue freshman Simon Rogers led a small contingent of the Purdue men's and women's track and field teams at the Indiana University Billy Hayes Invitational on Friday night, smashing his personal record to win the men's 1,500-meter run.

Purdue Track & Field Set For Big Ten Tune-Up May 6, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams head to the Billy Hayes Invitational, hosted by Indiana University this Friday, for a final tune-up before the 2010 Big Ten Outdoor Championships.

Boilermakers Excel At Jesse Owens Track Classic May 1, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams braved high winds and rainy conditions to come up with a series of season bests and outstanding performances at the 25th-annual Jesse Owens Track Classic, hosted by Ohio State University on Saturday.

Track & Field Geared Up For Jesse Owens Track Classic Apr 29, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams are gearing up for their biggest meet and toughest challenge of the outdoor season this weekend, heading to Ohio State University for the 25th annual Jesse Owens Track Classic.

Boilermakers Stay Home For Purdue Outdoor Open Apr 22, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams will keep the whole team home for the second straight week this Friday and Saturday, hosting the Purdue Outdoor Open at Rankin Track.

Dave Rankin Invitational Underway Apr 16, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams got the fourth-annual Dave Rankin Invitational underway, competing in the hammer throw Friday evening at Rankin Track.

Track & Field To Host Dave Rankin Invitational Apr 15, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams continue their outdoors season this weekend, hosting the fourth-annual Dave Rankin Invitational at Rankin Track on Friday and Saturday.

Madison Leads Track & Field At Georgia Spec Towns Apr 9, 2010

Senior Christina Madison led the Purdue track and field teams at the first day of the Georgia Spec Towns National Team Invitational on Friday, winning the women's triple jump with a season-best mark.

Things Underway At Mike Poehlein Invitational Apr 2, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams got things underway at the sixth-annual Mike Poehlein Invitational on Friday, holding the men's and women's hammer throw events at Rankin Track.

Purdue Shines At Arizona State Invitational Mar 28, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams got their outdoor seasons off to a quick start on Friday and Saturday at the Arizona State Invitational, posting several personal records and top-flight marks.

Boilermakers Set For Outdoor Season Mar 25, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams open up their 2010 outdoor campaigns, heading to Tempe, Ariz., for the Arizona State Invitational this weekend.

Wannemacher Named USTFCCCA All-America Mar 15, 2010

Purdue junior Stacey Wannemacher was named a United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-American on Monday, following her seventh-place effort in the women's shot put at the 2010 NCAA Indoor Championships.

Boilermakers Come Close At Alex Wilson Invitational Mar 5, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams had a solid showing at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational on Friday, but the Boilermakers' five entries came up short of improving their season-best marks for the 2010 NCAA Indoor Championships.

Shields Named USTFCCCA Cross Country All-Academic Mar 2, 2010

Purdue junior standout Caden Shields was named to the Division I Cross Country All-Academic team on Monday by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), becoming the first Boilermaker male in school history to earn the honor.

Parrish Honored By Big Ten Conference Feb 23, 2010

The Big Ten Conference will commemorate the achievements of African-Americans on Big Ten campuses this month, including former Purdue track and field standout Roland Parrish.

Willey & Neumann Garner Big Ten Athlete Of The Week Honors Feb 22, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams scored a pair of Big Ten Athlete Of The Week honors on Monday as sophomore Mike Willey was named the men's track athlete of the week, while senior Brianna Neumann grabbed women's field athlete of the week.

Boilermakers Finish Strong At GVSU Big Meet Feb 13, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams had a strong finish at the Grand Valley State University Big Meet, posting eight top-three performances on Saturday, including a trio of event winners.

Boilermakers Excel At Day One Of GVSU Big Meet Feb 12, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams excelled at the first day of the Grand Valley State University Big Meet on Friday, winning a trio of events and posting several season and personal bests in the process.

Track & Field Approaching Postseason, Heads To GVSU Big Meet Feb 11, 2010

With the 2010 Big Ten Indoor Championships on the horizon, and the national indoor meet not far behind, the Purdue men's and women's track and field teams continue their preparation at the Grand Valley State University Big Meet this Friday and Saturday in Allendale, Mich.

Action Underway At Meyo Invitational Feb 5, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams got action underway at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational on Friday night, turning in several solid performances in the first day of competition.

Track & Field Set For Meyo Invitational Feb 4, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams travel upstate to South Bend, Ind., this Friday and Saturday to compete in the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational.

Track & Field Hosts 15th-Annual Gene Edmonds Cup Jan 21, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams are set to host Indiana State University in the 15th-Annual Gene Edmonds Cup this Saturday in Lambert Fieldhouse. The Boilermakers carry an unblemished 14-0 record in the history of the event and look to track down their 15th consecutive win this weekend.

Track & Field Suffer Losses At Indiana Dual Jan 16, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams suffered tough head-to-head losses to archrival Indiana University as the women fell 93-43, while the men lost 96-40 at Gladstein Fieldhouse on Saturday.

Track & Field Set To Duel Archrival Indiana Jan 14, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams head to Bloomington, Ind., this Saturday to take on intrastate Big Ten archrival Indiana University in an indoor dual meet at Gladstein Fieldhouse.

Track & Field Opens Season With Purdue Invitational Jan 9, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams opened up their indoor seasons on Saturday, hosting the Purdue Invitational. Junior Stacey Wannemacher and seniors Brianna Neumann and Adetayo Adesanya led the way in the season-opener, scoring the Boilermakers' first three NCAA provisional qualifying marks.

2010 Purdue Track & Field Preview Jan 8, 2010

The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams are set to kick off the 2010 NCAA Indoor season, hosting the Purdue Invitational this Saturday at 11 a.m. in Lambert Fieldhouse.

Stevenson Joins Purdue Track & Field Staff Dec 3, 2009

Purdue head track and field coach Jack Warner made his second hire of the 2010 preseason on Wednesday, bringing in Mike Stevenson to join the Boilermaker coaching staff.

Shields Excels At NCAA Cross Country Championships Nov 23, 2009

Purdue junior Caden Shields completed the Boilermakers' cross country season on Monday, posting a personal 10K record and one of the top national showings in school history at the 2009 NCAA Cross Country Championships.

Shields Set for NCAA Championships Nov 21, 2009

Purdue junior Caden Shields has already made his mark on Purdue cross country history, but look to take that to the next level on Monday as he's set to compete in the NCAA Championships.

Buscomb, Shields Earn All-Region Honors Nov 16, 2009

Purdue junior Caden Shields and freshman Camille Buscomb were respectively named to the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Men's and Women's All-Great Lakes Region Teams on Monday.

Shields Qualifies For NCAA Championships Nov 15, 2009

Purdue junior Caden Shields broke a 23-year old Boilermaker drought on Sunday, earning an at-large bid to the NCAA Men's Cross Country Championships, scheduled for Monday, Nov. 23, at Indiana State University.

Shields Leads The Way At NCAA Great Lakes Regionals Nov 14, 2009

Purdue junior Caden Shields finished 10th individually in the men's 10K race to lead the Boilermakers' men's and women's cross country teams at the 2009 NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships, hosted by Indiana University on Saturday. The Purdue men finished 15th as a team, while the women bettered their No. 8 regional ranking, placing seventh as a team.

NCAA Regional Preview Nov 12, 2009

The Purdue men's and women's cross country teams head to Bloomington, Ind., on Saturday for the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships, hosted by Indiana University at the IU Cross Country Course. The women's race is a 6K contest, while the men are set to compete in their first 10K race of the season.

Cross Country: The Team Sport Nov 6, 2009

Two weeks ago we called cross country an individual sport, painting a picture of the mental and physical trials an athlete faces from start to finish of a race. However after seeing the Boilermakers and entire conference compete at the Big Ten Championships last weekend, it can be seen that there's more to these races than immediately meets the eye. Welcome to cross country: the team sport.

Cross Country: The Individual Sport Oct 23, 2009

An athlete steps to the line, dressed for the appropriate weather, flanked by hundreds of competitors, with hundreds of fingers waiting to start a stopwatch, and waits for the gun to start the race.

Sam Bell Invitational Preview Oct 15, 2009

The Purdue men's and women's cross country teams get a sneak peak at the 2009 NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship course on Saturday, traveling to archrival Indiana University for the Sam Bell Invitational.

Conrad Named Big Ten Cross Country Runner Of The Week Oct 13, 2009

Purdue sophomore Katie Conrad was named the Big Ten Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week on Tuesday, after leading the Boilermakers to their second straight team title on Saturday at the Gibson Family Invitational.

Purdue 1st and 2nd at Gibson Family Invitational Oct 10, 2009

The Purdue women's cross country team won their second straight race, while the men had their highest team showing of the season with a second-place effort at the Gibson Family Collegiate Invitational.

Gibson Family Invitational Preview Oct 8, 2009

The Purdue men's and women's cross country teams head to Terre Haute, Ind., for the second time this season on Saturday, set to compete in the Gibson Family Collegiate Invitational.

Kiwi Blogging Sep 28, 2009

Purdue's Caden Shields and Simon Rogers have found an outlet to share their experiences back home.

Kiwi Blogging Sep 28, 2009

Purdue's Caden Shields and Simon Rogers have found an outlet to share their experiences back home.

Closing Time Sep 25, 2009

Purdue senior Sarah Klaczynski plans to cap her Boilermaker career with a bang.

Closing Time Sep 25, 2009

Purdue senior Sarah Klaczynski plans to cap her Boilermaker career with a bang.

World Champion Sep 12, 2009

Purdue junior Josh Hembrough won the 2009 Deaflympic 110-meter hurdle world championship on Saturday.

Great American Legends Preview Sep 2, 2009

The Purdue men's and women's cross country teams open their 2009 season this Friday, hosting the annual Great American Legends race.

Purdue Cross Country Season Preview Aug 31, 2009

The Purdue men's and women's cross country programs look to continue improving in 2009, heading into their sixth season under head coach Jack Warner.

New Blood Aug 19, 2009

On Wednesday, the Purdue men's and women's cross country and track and field teams announced the hiring of new assistant coach Lisa Senakiewich. She comes to the Boilermakers fresh off an outstanding collegiate career at Michigan State University.

Trying Time Aug 18, 2009

The Purdue men's and women's cross country teams are set to hold open try outs this Thursday at 9 a.m., at Rankin Track and Field. Anyone interested needs to contact assistant coach Conor Holt or sign up in the track and field and cross country offices in room 60 in Mackey Arena today or tomorrow (Wednesday).

From West Lafayette To Berlin Aug 16, 2009

Former Purdue All-American Kara Patterson finished 14th in her qualifying group Sunday at the IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany.

Another Nation's Champion Aug 3, 2009

Purdue University track and field standout Adetayo Adesanya won the 2009 Nigeria Mobil Trials, on July 25, earning the national title with a mark of 2.15 meters (7-00.50). Adesanya was a 2009 All-American for the Boilermakers in the same event at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Championships.

World Travelers Jul 31, 2009

Purdue head coach Jack Warner, former Boilermaker Kara Patterson and rising junior Josh Hembrough are all scheduled to attend international track and field events this fall as Warner and Patterson are set for the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, Germany, while Hembrough heads to Taipei City, Taiwan for the 2009 Summer Deaflympics.

Smarting Off Jul 14, 2009

The Purdue men's track and field team earned a trio of spots on the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Academic All-America team on Tuesday. A record total of 327 student-athletes representing 107 Division I institutions qualified for national scholastic honors in 2009.

Showing Their Smarts Jul 14, 2009

The Purdue women's track and field team earned nine spots on the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Academic All-America team on Monday. A record total of 531 student-athletes representing 146 Division I institutions qualified for national scholastic honors in 2009.

Moving On Up Jul 10, 2009

Purdue assistant coach Kelly Phillips was named the head coach of the women's track and field program at Miami University on Thursday. Phillips has been responsible for the women's distance and cross country runners at Purdue for the last four seasons.

Topping The Nation Jun 28, 2009

Purdue's Kara Patterson won her second consecutive USA Championship in the women's javelin on Saturday, topping the national field with an enormous career-best throw of 63.95 meters (209-10). The mark and victory advances her to the 2009 World Championships, to be held August 15-23, in Berlin, Germany.

Good Athlete, Good Student Jun 19, 2009

Purdue track and field standout took home her second All-America award in a week on Friday, earning ESPN The Magazine First-Team Academic All-America honors for women's track and field/cross country University Division.

On The Air Jun 19, 2009

Purdue University track and field standouts Kara Patterson and Adetayo Adesanya have been asked to be the first guests on local media icon Tom Kubat's inaugural sports radio show, Kubat On Sports, on Sunday. Kubat's show will air from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the local Fox affiliate, 1410 am (WSHY).

She's G Jun 18, 2009

Purdue University track and field standouts Kara Patterson and Adetayo Adesanya have been asked to be the first guests on local media icon Tom Kubat's inaugural sports radio show, Kubat On Sports, on Sunday. Kubat's show will air from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the local Fox affiliate, 1410 am (WSHY).Purdue University signee Dani Bunch was named the Gatorade Illinois Women's Track and Field Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive season on Thursday, making her a finalist for the Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year. The award recognizes athletic excellence, academic achievement and character on and off the track.

National Placing Jun 13, 2009

With the conclusion of the final event of the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the Purdue women's team tied for 20th place with 13 points, while the men placed for the first time in four years, tying for 52nd with four points. This marks the first time since the 2004 season that both the Boilermakers' men's and women's teams scored at the national championship meet.

On The Big Stage Jun 13, 2009

Purdue senior Kara Patterson and junior Adetayo Adesanya added to the Boilermakers' 2009 All-America totals on Friday, placing in their respective events at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by the University of Arkansas at John McDonnell Field. Patterson was the national runner-up in the women's javelin throw, while Adesanya grabbed fifth in the men's high jump.

Pushed Back Jun 12, 2009

Purdue senior Kara Patterson and junior Adetayo Adesanya added to the Boilermakers' 2009 All-America totals on Friday, placing in their respective events at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by the University of Arkansas at John McDonnell Field. Patterson was the national runner-up in the women's javelin throw, while Adesanya grabbed fifth in the men's high jump.Thunderstorms cause delays at the NCAA Track & Field Championships at the University of Arkansas on Friday.

All-American Athlete Jun 11, 2009

Purdue junior Stacey Wannemacher earned NCAA All-America honors in the women's shot put to lead the Boilermakers at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, hosted by the University of Arkansas on Thursday. Sophomore Josh Hembrough followed with success of his own, qualifying for the semifinals in the men's 110-meter hurdles.

Room For One More Jun 11, 2009

Purdue junior Adetayo Adesanya added another national finals qualifier to the Boilermakers' resume at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by the University of Arkansas at John McDonnell Field on Wednesday night. He's one of 14 finalists in the men's high jump, set to compete Friday at 7 p.m. (CST).

Fantastic Finalists Jun 10, 2009

Purdue senior Kara Patterson and junior Stacey Wannemacher qualified for the national finals in their respective events to lead the Boilermakers at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, hosted by the University of Arkansas at John McDonnell Field on Wednesday. Wannemacher is set to compete for NCAA All-America honors tomorrow, while Patterson looks to claim a national award on Friday.