The track and field teams will open at the Mastodon Opener, instead of the SIU Invite.
Purdue will compete again next Friday at Indiana.
Illinois highlights a field of teams travelling to Purdue.
Fifteen Boilers Set PRs On Friday At Conference Championships.
Purdue had a solid final tune up before heading to Big Tens next weekend.
2014: Competed in three indoor meets and two outdoor meets ... finished fourth at the Gene Edmunds Cup in the triple jump with a distance of 10.92m ... PR in the triple jump stands at 11.36m.
2012: Placed first in the triple jump and third in the long jump at both the Boilermaker Invite (2/18) and the Purdue Invitational (1/7). Jumped 11.16 meters in the triple jump and 5.21 meters in the long jump at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (2/25). Placed third at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational (4/20-4/21) in the triple jump and fifth in the long jump. Took second place at the Purdue Open (4/26-4/28) in the long jump with a jump measured at 5.28 meters.
High School:Two-year participant in track at Brookwood High School in Shellville, Georgia; two-time winner of the scholar athlete award; earned a varsity letter in freshman year for track; senior year named most valuable player, competed on the Junior Olympics National Team for gymnastics, placed seventh in the 100m sprint in the county, third in the 100m dash in the region, eight in the 4x4 at state and placed third overall in state championships as a team.
Personal:Kendria Delaine Kelly-Taylor was born June 28, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia; the daughter of Kendall Taylor and Stacy Kelly-Taylor; has one brother, Anthony, and one sister, Stasia; enjoys gymnastics, dance, music and biology; majoring in biology.