Elite meets on tap this week for the Boilermakers
Purdue finished with 212 all-academic picks in 2015-16
The Boilermakers concluded their spring break trip Saturday
The Boilermakers earned three silvers and a bronze Friday
The Boilermakers have one more meet before Big Tens
- Competed in five indoor and six outdoor meets
- Finished 19th in the 3k at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 9:49.92, her PR
- Finished 23rd in the 5k at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a time of 17:44.98
- Ran an outdoor 5k PR of 17:11.98 at the Texas Relays, where she was 10th
- Had a mile PR of 4:57.93 at the Iowa State Classic
- Had a 1500m PR of 4:36.43 at the LSU Battle on the Bayou where she was 14th
- Finished fifth at the Shamrock Invite in the 3k, where she ran a time of 10:06.02
2015 (SOPHOMORE): Competed in three events indoors and three events outdoors ... finished 18th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 5k with a time of 17:44.59 ... had a 5k PR of 17:29.94 at the Kansas Relays where she finished third ... had an outdoor 1,500m PR of 4:43.96 at the Rankin/Poehlein Invite ... indoor 3k PR was 10:10.02 at the Notre Dame Invite.
2014 (FRESHMAN): Did not compete in any indoor/outdoor meets in the 2013-14 track seasons for the Boilermakers.
High School: Three-time varsity letterwinner in track and field and two in cross-country; 2012 and 2013 sectional and conference champions; participated in the all-conference outdoor sophomore 800m race; her senior year, placed third in 4x800m relay at the conference meet and was 4x800m sectional champions.
Personal: Alyssa Christoffer was born on April 21, 1995, in Chicago, Ill., to parents Williard and Lucy Christoffer; has an older brother, Charles; majoring in biological engineering; enjoys reading, hiking, swimming and running.