Anaquan Peterson
Anaquan  Peterson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Suffolk, Va.

High School:
Lakeland HS

Last College:
St. Augustine University

Height:
5-7

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
04/19/1994

06/16/2016

A Look Back at Historical 2016 for T&F

The season proved to be one of the most historic in program history

05/29/2016

Four Relays Qualify, Enekwechi Adds SP

The Boilermakers have 15 entries and 22 athletes headed to Eugene, Oregon

05/28/2016

Eight Earn NCAA Championship Berths Friday

The Boilermakers now have nine qualifiers for the NCAA Championships

05/27/2016

T&F Opens at #NCAATF East Prelims

Chukwuebuka Enekwechi advanced in the men's hammer throw

05/25/2016

NCAA East Prelims Start Thursday

The Boilermakers begin the three-day meet Thursday afternoon

2015 

  • Qualified for the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships in the long jump and triple jump.
  • Qualified for the Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the long jump, triple jump and 4x100m relay.
  • Ran a career best 6.92 seconds in the 60m dash at the Gene Edmunds Cup, where he finished fourth.
  • Ran a career best 11.24 seconds in the 100m dash at the XIX Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational.
  • Jumped a career best 7.42m (24-6.25) in the long jump at the Razorback Invitational, where he finished fourth.
  • Jumped a career best 15.62m (51-3) in the triple jump at the Razorback Invitational, where he finished third.

2014: Competed in one outdoor meet for the Boilermakers; participated in the triple jump and the long jump at the Dave Rankin Invite, with a first-place finish in the triple jump and a second-place finish in the long jump.

Prior to Purdue: Attended St. Augustine University for one year before transferring to Purdue in fall 2013.

High School: Four year letterwinner in football; three year letter winner in track; 4x200m indoor all state sophomore year; indoor state champion in long jump junior year; indoor All-American in triple jump and 4x200m junior year; football AAA All Southeastern WR senior year; 4A High School State Champion in football senior year

Personal: Anaquan Malante Jvron Peterson was born in Charleston, S.C., to parents Mattie and Larry Peterson on April 19, 1994; has two older brothers, Otis and Brandon; enjoys working out and playing video games; is majoring in Organizational Leadership and Supervision.

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