Eric Dean
Eric Dean

RS Junior

Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Southport HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 230




Track & Field Set to Host Home Opener - *UPDATE: CANCELLED*

The two-day Mike Poehlein is set for Friday and Saturday at Rankin Track and Field.


Sixty-Two Boilers Honored Among Spring Academic All-Big Ten

Thirty-two members of Purdue track & field recognized for 3.0+ GPAs.


Track and Field Heads to Meyo Invite

The Boilermakers are one of nearly 50 teams scheduled to compete this weekend in South Bend, Ind.


Track and Field Battles to Closest Purdue/IU Dual

The men's and women's squads made huge improvements from a year ago and the women were within three points of victory.

2014: Competed in two outdoor meets; finished ninth in the discus at The Border Battle; PR was45.86m (150-5) in the discus.

2013: Competed in four indoor events throwing the weight; had a pair of fourth place finishes to start the season at the Indiana/Purdue Dual and the Gene Edmonds Cup; season best was 17.86m (58-7.25).

Did not compete while redshirting.

High School: Four-time letterwinner for track, two-time letterwinner for football, two-time letterwinner for wrestling, one-time letterwinner for cross country; as a senior was a state qualifier for track; twice was all conference; was a two-time regional runner up; a two-time sectional champion; as a junior won the county championship; as a sophomore was a regional qualifier; as a freshman won the discus freshman county champion; football team won conference sophomore year; as a freshman was county runner up for freshman wrestlers; in high school had a 4.0 GPA; made the honor roll and the National Honors Society; as a senior was mascot and cross country manager.

Personal: Eric Alan Dean was born December 23, 1992, in Indianapolis, Indiana; is the son of Jeff and Brenda Dean; has three sisters; Jennifer, Christy and Rachel; plans to major in plant biology and botany.


Weight Throw Discus
Lifetime 17.86m/58-7.25 (1/19/13) 45.86m/150-5
Indoor 17.86m/58-7.25 (1/19/13) --
Outdoor -- 45.86m/150-5


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