News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Divers MacKenzie Tweardy and Jamie Bissett receive Big Ten Medal of Honor.
Six members of Purdue's Sweet 16 volleyball team recognized for academic excellence.
2015: Competed in the 5k at the Rankin/Poehlein Invite.
2014: Did not compete in any indoor/outdoor meets in the 2013-14 track seasons for the Boilermakers.
High School: Four year letterwinner at Harrison HS in track; earned the team's Most Improved Award as a sophomore; was honored with the team's Mental Attitude Award as a junior and senior; earned the Mental Attitude Award during her senior season in her only year with the cross country team; track team won sectionals all four years; went to the same high school as teammate Katie Vierk; was coached by Faith Warner and Mike Phillips.
Personal: Kelly Elizabeth Fields was born July 31, 1992, to parents Jim and Michele Fields; majoring in biology; has two older sisters, Ann and Megan; Kelly is a double-legacy as both parents graduated from Purdue; sister Ann also graduated from Purdue; enjoys music, reading, and swimming in her free time.