Alisha Bahler
Alisha Bahler

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Wolcott, Ind.

High School:
Tri-County HS

Height:
5-9

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
08/07/1994



05/02/2014

Bunch Wins Hammer on Friday at Rankin Invite

Saturday's action begins at 10 a.m. at Rankin Track and Field.

2014: Competed in six indoor and seven outdoor meets, including both Big Ten Championships; threw 13.27m (43-06.50) in her first meet in the shot put to take fourth at the Purdue/Indiana Dual; the mark was her indoor PR; threw 14.51m (47-07.25) at the same meet in the weight throw to take fourth, also a PR; finished 22nd in the Big Ten in the shot put for indoor season; threw an all-time shot put PR at the outdoor Big Ten Championships with a mark of 13.59m (44-07.00) to finish 18th; also competed in the hammer throw and had a season-best of 42.56m (139-07) at the Dave Rankin Invite.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in track, three in cross country and one in basketball; in track, won most points award freshman, sophomore, junior and senior years; in basketball, won "Rookie of the Year" during her junior season; in cross country, won "Most Spirit" senior year.

Personal: Alisha Christine Bahler was born in Lafayette, Ind., to parents Chris and Teresa Bahler on Aug. 7, 1994; has two older brothers, Shane and Eric, and an older sister, Renae; enjoys running, drawing and hanging out; is majoring in Movement and Sports Science; chose Purdue for its family tradition and because it's close to home.

CAREER BESTS
Shot Put Hammer Weight Throw
Lifetime 13.59m/44-07.00 (5/18/14) 42.56m/139-07 (5/2/14) 14.51m/47-07.25 (1/18/14)
Indoor 13.27m/43-06.50 (1/18/14) -- 14.51m/47-07.25 (1/18/14)
Outdoor 13.59m/44-07.00 (5/18/14) 42.56m/139-07 (5/2/14) --