Anaquan Peterson
Anaquan  Peterson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Suffolk, Va.

High School:
Lakeland

Last College:
St. Augustine University

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 150

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
04/19/1994

05/27/2017

T&F Earns 5 More NCAA Championship Bids

Two school records fell for the Boilermakers on Saturday

05/24/2017

T&F Set to Open NCAA East Prelims

The Boilermakers begin the meet Thursday at the University of Kentucky

05/19/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

05/18/2017

T&F Advances 34 Entries to Regionals

The Big Ten champion women have 20 entries at NCAA Prelims

05/16/2017

Spring 2017 Graduates

75 Boilermakers earn undergraduate degree

2016 (JUNIOR)
  • Second team All-American in the triple jump after finishing 13th at the NCAA Indoor Championships
  • Second team All-Big Ten after finishing runner-up in the triple jump at the Big Ten Outdoor Championshps with a leap of 16.24m (53-3.50)
  • Finished fifth in the long jump at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a mark of 7.41m (24-3.75)
  • Outdoor triple jump PR of 16.24m (53-3.50) ranks third in school history
  • Indoor triple jump PR of 16.16m (53-0.25) ranks second in school history
  • Indoor long jump PR of 7.58m (24-10.50) ranks seventh in school history
  • Was named Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week after leaping 16.16m (53-0.25) to win the triple jump at the Alex Wilson Invite
  • Was first jumper to win an indoor field athlete of the week honor since 2014
  • Missed indoor Big Tens with an injury
  • Won the long jump at the Gene Edmonds Invite and Meyo Invite, while winning the triple jump at the Gene Edmonds Invite, Alex Wilson Invite, Battle on the Bayou and Purdue vs. Indiana Duals
  • NCAA East Prelim qualifier in the triple jump where he finished 14th
  • Finished runner-up in the triple jump at the Drake Relays

2015 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Competed at the Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships in the long jump, triple jump and 4x100m relay
  • Finished ninth at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the triple jump with a mark of 15.01m (49-3.00)
  • Finished 13th in the long jump at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a best of 7.05m (23-1.75)
  • Ran a career best 6.92 seconds in the 60m dash at the Gene Edmonds Cup, where he finished fourth
  • 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 (FRESHMAN): 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.

@PurdueTrackXC

  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago