The season proved to be one of the most historic in program history
Purdue finished with 212 all-academic picks in 2015-16
81 Boilermakers earn undergraduate degree
The Boilermakers began action at the Drake Relays on Thursday
The Boilermakers will battle several of the country's top teams this weekend
- Qualified for the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships and the Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the 5,000m run.
- Ran a career best time of 14:01.35 in 1,500m run at the Rankin/Poehlein Invitational, where he fisished second.
- Ran a career best time of 4:17.66 in the 1,600m run at the Gene Edmunds Cup, where he finished third.
2014: Competed in five indoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships and also participated in five outdoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships; finished first at The 2014 Fred Wilt Boilermaker Invitational in the 3000m with a time of 8:19.43; took 20th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 3000m; seven top-10 finishes in the 3000m; PR in the 3000m is 8:13.36 and 14:18.92 in the 5000m.
High School: Competed in cross country, track and lacrosse for four years and soccer for three; first team all-SIAC in cross country all four years; cross country team MVP all four years; all-region in cross country for final three prep seasons; won the Kiwanis Leadership Award as a junior; was regional cross country champion as a junior and senior; set the region record in cross country as a senior; was SIAC Champion in the 3200m for track as a junior; also section champion in that event; semi-state champion in cross country as a senior; was all-state in the 3200m run after finishing fifth as a senior; was part of the 2011 cross country IHSAA Section and Regional Championship team; went to same high school as current Boilermaker Alisha Kuhlenhoelter; holds the school record in the 1600m run with a time of 4:19.35; was a Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.
Personal: Caleb Joshua Kerr was born Dec. 26, 1993 to parents Colin and Brenda Kerr; has two younger brothers, Jacob and Joel; plans to major in mechanical engineering; enjoys playing ping-pong and lacrosse in his spare time.
|Lifetime||4:01.81 (4/20/13)||8:13.36 (3/1/14)||14:18.92 (4/5/14)||30:15.15 (4/26/14)|
|Indoor||--||8:13.36 (3/1/14)||14:28.55 (2/2/13)||--|
|Outdoor||4:01.81 (4/20/13)||8:35.85 (3/15/14)||14:18.92 (4/5/14)||30:15.15 (4/26/14)|