The women had three of the top-10 marks in the Big Ten this season
The Boilermakers had a strong opening day to the outdoor season
Charlton is Purdue's first indoor B1G Track Athlete of the Year
The Boilermakers wrapped up the home slate Saturday at Lambert Fieldhouse
The Boilermakers began the two-day meet Friday
- Competed in five indoor and three outdoor meets
- Had a PR in the weight throw of 15.71m (51-6.50) at the Fred Wilt Invite, where she finished fourth
- Threw a personal best mark of 49.31m (161-9) in the hammer throw at the Rankin/Poehlein Invite to finish eighth
- Had a season-best discus mark of 43.94m (144-2) at the Rankin/Poehlein Invite to finish seventh
2015 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Competed in the weight throw, hammer throw and discus ... had a weight throw PR of 14.27m (46-10.00) at the Fred Wilt Invite ... finished third in the discus at the Shamrock Invite with a PR throw of 44.72m (146-9) ... had a hammer PR of 44.30m (145-4) at the Shamrock Invite ... competed in eight total events during the indoor and outdoor seasons.
2014 (FRESHMAN): Did not compete in any indoor/outdoor meets in the 2013-14 track seasons for the Boilermakers.
High School: Four-time varsity letterwinner in track and field and three in basketball; four-time team conference and sectional champions and three-time regional champions; 2013 all-conference in the discus; set school record in 2013 for discus with a mark of 137'11"; three-year scholar athlete; Academic All-State Honorable Mention.
Personal: Jessica Catherine DelBovo was born on Oct. 21, 1994, in Chicago Heights, Illinois, to parents Bruce and Cathy DelBovo; has two siblings, an older brother, Bruce, and a younger sister, Jennifer; majoring in veterinary technology.