Purdue had 63 student-athletes earn the award.
Micaela Hazlewood PRed in the women's discus to earn a trip to Oregon.
Matthew McClintock earns his first NCAA Championships berth, while Chukwuebuka Enekwechi gets his third.
Purdue has 22 entries in the three-day meet.
The Boilermakers qualified 21 declared entries for next week's prelim.
High School:Four year letterwinner in track and field and cross country; also played basketball as a freshman and sophomore; qualified for states as a senior in the two mile, mile, and the 4x800m relay; finished eighth in the state in the mile as a senior; was all-conference in cross country and track as a junior and senior; was amed the MVP of her track and cross country teams in her final prep year; was named Most Valuable Distance runner as a junior; cross country team finished second in the state when she was a junior and seventh as a senior; qualified for states as a junior in the mile, 4x400m and 4x800m relays; was a part of the state championships winning 4x800m relay team that set the state record by breaking the 9:00 mark; named all state that year; broke the five minute mile as a junior; was named the MVP of her sophomore basketball team; cross country team finished third in the state her freshman and sophomore years; finished second in the state as a sophomore in the 4x800m relay; all-conference and all-state in track as a sophomore and all-conference in cross country.
Personal:Hope Victoria Schmelzle was born Feb. 18, 1995, to parents Carl and Theresa Schmelzle; has three older sisters, Jacque, Jill and Audrey, and two brothers-in-law, Kevin and Brian; majoring in human services with an interest in health care; plans to become a nurse or another profession within the medical field; enjoys dancing, singing, country music and all sports including waterskiing and hiking.
|Lifetime||2:12.70 (3/15/14)||2:55.83 (2/8/14)||4:30.40 (5/3/14)||4:55.77 (3/1/14)||10:07.77 (1/25/14)||17:28.84 (3/22/14)||10:23.38 (5/18/13)|
|Indoor||2:16.19 (1/11/14)||2:55.83 (2/8/14)||--||4:55.77 (3/1/14)||10:07.77 (1/25/14)||--||--|
|Outdoor||2:12.70 (3/15/14)||--||4:30.40 (5/3/14)||--||--||17:28.84 (3/22/14)||10:23.38 (5/18/13)|