News & Notes on Purdue Athletics
The women matched their total of honorees from last season
Purdue finished with 212 all-academic picks in 2015-16
The Boilermakers had success at three different meets Friday
The Boilermakers will send 44 individuals to Texas and five more to Stanford
- Compete in five indoor meets and three outdoor meets, before sustaining an injury and redshirting the outdoor season
- Finished 15th in the 5k at the Big Ten Indoor Championships
- Had a PR in the 5k at the Iowa State Classic where she ran a time of 16:28.22
- Won the mile at the Shamrock Invitational in the first meet of the outdoor season with a time of 4:49.59
- Had a 3k PR at the Meyo Invite where she ran a time of 9:37.41
2015 (FRESHMAN): Competed in four indoor meets and one outdoor meet before an injury cut her outdoor season short ... won her heat of the 3k at the Big Ten Indoor Championships, before finishing 14th overall, with a time of 9:47.23 ... won the mile at the Fred Wilt Invite with a time of 4:59.54 ... won the 5k in the first outdoor meet of her career with a 16:58.10 at the Shamrock Invite.
High School:Three-year varsity letterwinner for cross country; three-year state meet qualifiers; as a freshman helped varsity cross country become the CCS champions; as a sophomore helped varsity cross country place third in the CCS; as a junior helped varsity cross country place second in the CCS.
Personal: Kendall M. Hacker was born October 5, 1996, in Pacifica, California; is the daughter of Jeff and Laura Hacker; has one brother Krey; is undecided for her major and enjoys travel and athletics.