Purdue will compete next at the Big Ten Championchips
Friday's invite will be the final meet before Big Tens next weekend.
Purdue will compete again next Friday at Indiana.
Jakob Engel finished fourth in the collegiate men's shot put on Friday.
Illinois highlights a field of teams travelling to Purdue.
2012: Placed third in the 20 pound weight throw at the Purdue Invitational (1/7) and the Hoosier Hills (2/11). Took fourth at the Boilermaker Invite (2/18). Competed at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a throw of 16.28 meters. Took second in the hammer throw and third in the shot-put at the Purdue Open (4/27-4/28). Placed third at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational with a season best throw of 48.48 meters in the hammer throw.
2010:Competed in 13 varsity meets (seven indoors, six outdoors) including both the Big Ten Indoor and Outdoor Championships; logged career best marks in both the shot put and hammer throw at the outdoor conference meet.
Did not compete during her initial season at Purdue.
High School:Four-year varsity letter winner and two-year Indiana state high school championship qualifier at McCutcheon High School; won the regional and sectional shot put championships during the senior year, setting a school record of 12.93 meters (42-05); earned the David Ellison Mental Attitude Award and was named to the National Honor Society as a senior.
Personal:Breann Leigh Fife was born Sept. 13, 1989, in Lafayette, Ind.; is the daughter of Larry and Debbie Fife; has two brothers; Brandon and Blake; enjoys reading; majoring in English education.