News and notes on Purdue Athletics
The team is sending 31 individuals to the Sunshine State.
One school record fell over the weekend.
Purdue had several winners on the meet's final day.
The Boilermakers added several more top 10 performances on Saturday.
2014: Competed in seven indoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships and six outdoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships; took 12th in the long jump at the Big Ten Indoor Championships and 13th in the triple jump at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships; finished first in the triple jump at the Anteater Four-Way Meet; had a second-place finish in the triple jump at the Dave Rankin Invite, the Texas State Invitational and IU/Purdue Duals; personal record in long jump is 6.71m and 14.29m in the triple jump.
High School: Two-time track and field All-State and All-Area; All-Conference senior year; as a junior, placed sixth at state in the triple jump; as a senior, placed fifth at state in long jump and sixth at state in triple jump; in 2012, placed 10th at the Junior Olympics in the triple jump at Nationals in Wichita, Kan.
Personal: Demetrius Dwayne Carr was born on Nov. 9, 1992, in Champaign, Ill., to Belinda Smith; has one sister, Deanna; previously attended Lincoln College in Lincoln, Ill., and completed an Associate's degree; plans to major in sociology and work as a social worker; enjoys collecting Jordan retro shoes.
|Lifetime||7.23 (2/15/14)||22.84 (3/15/14)||6.98m/22-11.00 (12/7/13)||14.48m/47-6.25 (2/15/14)|
|Indoor||7.23 (2/15/14)||23.42 (1/11/14)||6.98m/22-11.00 (12/7/13)||14.48m/47-6.25 (2/15/14)|
|Outdoor||--||22.84 (3/15/14)||6.71m/22-0.25 (5/17/14)||14.29m/46-10.75 (5/17/14)|