The Boilermakers qualified six for Saturday finals.
2015: Finished 13th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a PR and 14th at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the shot put with marks of 14.54m (47-8.50) and 13.85m (45-5.25), respectively ... PRed by more than 40 feet in the hammer throw with a mark of 55.84m (183-02) at the Bobcat Invitational where she finished sixth ... finished runner-up at the Rankin/Poehlein Invitation in the hammer throw with a mark of 55.83m (183-02) ... indoors, finished third in the shot put and fourth in the weight throw at the Indiana/Purdue Dual ... also competed in the discus outdoors.
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.