The Boilermakers had several PRs on the opening day of the Rankin/Poehlein Invite.
Purdue had several winners on the meet's final day.
2015: 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: 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.