News & Notes on Purdue Athletics
The women matched their total of honorees from last season
The season proved to be one of the most historic in program history
Purdue finished with 212 all-academic picks in 2015-16
Chukwuebuka Enekwechi advanced in the men's hammer throw
2015: Won two bronze medals at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with third place finishes in the distance medley relay and the mile ... DMR time of 11:12.67 at Big Tens is the second fastest in program history ... part of school record DMR team which ran 11:07.20 to finish fifth at the Alex Wilson Invite ... miles time of 4:41.65 at Big Tens ranks third in program history ... ran a PR of 9:35.71, which ranks 10th in program history, in the 3k at the Meyo Invite to finish eighth ... ran an outdoor 1,500m PR of 4:20.99, which ranks third in program history, in the prelims at the Big Ten Championships ... finished 10th in the finals of the 1,500m at the Big Ten Championships ... NCAA East Preliminary Rounds qualifier in the 1,500m where she finished 26th with a time of 4:24.93.
2014: Competed in six indoor meets, counting the Big Ten Championships and participated in eight outdoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships ... took first in the 1500m at the Texas State Invitational ... finished second in the women's distance medley at the 2014 Meyo Invitational, with a time of 11:38.60 ... placed fifth at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the mile with a time of 4:45.02... PR in the mile is recorded at 4:44.02 and 9:58.65 in the 3000m.
High School: Four year letterwinner in track and three for cross country; all-state in the 4x800m relay for indoor and outdoor as a freshman, junior, and senior; broke the school record in the 1600m as a freshman; all-region in cross country as a sophomore; re-broke the 1600m indoor record as a sophomore twice; voted team captain of cross country as a junior and senior; also track captain as a senior; broke school record in the 1600m as a junior and won the regional; also all-state in the event; all-state in the 1600m as a senior and won the regional; won the Kacee Cronk Scholarship.
Personal: Katherine Grace Hoevet was born Dec. 31, 1993 to parents Mike and Jo Hoevet; has one sister, Mallory; was born in Terre Haute, Indiana; majoring in biomedical engineering; parents, grandparents and uncle attended Purdue; enjoys reading and hanging out with friends and family.
|Lifetime||2:14.69 (5/2/15)||4:20.99 (5/16/15)||4:41.65 (2/28/15)||9:35.71 (2/7/15)||17:07.30 (3/21/15)|
|Indoor||2:19.97 (1/11/14)||--||4:41.65 (2/28/15)||9:35.71 (2/7/15)||--|
|Outdoor||2:14.69 (5/2/15)||4:20.99 (5/16/15)||4:48.93 (2/09/13)||--||17:07.30 (3/21/15)|