News and notes on Purdue Athletics
The season proved to be one of the most historic in program history
Women's team ties for 52nd in the country
The Boilermakers finished 15th in the country with 14 points
Jessica Harter became the first outdoor first team All-American in program history
- Honorable Mention for All-America in the discus after finishing 23rd at the NCAA Outdoor Championships
- Had the fifth-best discus throw in program history at the NCAA East Prelims with a mark of 52.75m (173-01) to finish 10th and advance to the NCAA Championships
- Finished 12th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the discus
- Had three third-place finishes in the discus on the season, including at the Texas Relays
- Threw over 50 meters twice, including a third-place finish at the Rankin/Poehlein Invite
2015 (SOPHOMORE): Competed in three indoor and seven outdoor meets ... had a PR in the discus of 47.95m (157-4) at the Bobcat Invitational where she finished ninth ... finished fifth in the discus at the Shamrock Invite ... finished 18th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the discus.
2014 (FRESHMAN): Competed in eight outdoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships ... placed fifth at the Anteater Four-Way Meet in the discus with a throw of 41.27m ... finished third at the Texas State Invitational in the discus with a throw of 47.47m, which stands as PR in the event ... took 11th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the discus with a distance of 44.84m.
High School: Varsity letterwinner in track all four years ... sectional champion in discus all four years ... PR freshman year in discus was 121'6" ... Hoosier Conference Champion for sophomore, junior and senior years in discus ... Regional Runner-Up sophomore year in discus ... regional champion junior and senior year in discus ... fifth place at state finals sophomore year in discus ... PR sophomore year was 135'5" with discus ... state runner-up junior year in discus ... PR junior year was 144'6" in discus ... state runner-up senior year in discus ... PR senior year was 154'6" in discus ... Midwest Meet of Champions Champion in discus ... National Honor Society Member ... winner of the Joe Burvan Memorial Award ... fourth place and All-American at New Balance Outdoor Nationals ... eighth place and All-American at AAU in discus.
Personal: Chelsie Lynn Meeks is from Rensselaer, Indiana, and is a daughter of Christopher and Linda Meeks ... born June 23, 1994 ... has a younger sister, Mackenzie ... enjoys going to concerts and sporting events ... undecided in major at Purdue.