John Ribeiro
John Ribeiro

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
West Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
West Lafayette HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 165

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
12/10/1992



05/29/2013

Sixty-Two Boilers Honored Among Spring Academic All-Big Ten

Thirty-two members of Purdue track & field recognized for 3.0+ GPAs.

High School: Four year letterwinner in track and three in cross country ... finished 20th in the state in the 800m run as a senior ... cross country team finished 17th in the state that same year ... named all-conference and all-sectional in both cross country and track as well as all-regional in cross country ... earned academic All-State as a senior ... cross country team finished 21st in the state during his junior year ... was all-conference in cross country and track that year ... helped cross country team earn an 18th place state finish during his sophomore year ... all-conference in both sports as a sophomore ... competed with fellow Boilermakers Andrew Cartwright and Taylor Jones.

Personal: John Frederick Ribeiro was born to parents Fabio and Beata Ribeiro on Dec. 10, 1992 ... has an older sister, Julia ... father is a chemical engineering professor at Purdue ... enjoys biking and reading in his free time ... is majoring in electrical engineering with a math minor.