News and notes on Purdue Athletics
The women's 4x400m relay team ran the top time in the B1G this season.
The Boilermakers will compete Friday and Saturday.
The Boilermakers have PRs across the board at Saturday's meet.
Purdue added several wins and other top-10 times on Friday.
- Placed fourth and set a PR in the 800m run with a time of 1:54.60 at the Rankin/Poehlein Invitational.
- Finished third at the Rankin/Poehlein Invitational in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:26.10.
- Finished third at the Fred Wilt Invitational in the 1 mile run with a time of 4:16.99.
- Finished third in the 4x800m relay with a time of 7:59.51 at the 2015 Indiana v Purdue Duals.
- Set a PR in the 3000m run with a time of 8:50.98 at the Gene Edmonds Cup
2014: Competed in six indoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships and competed in five outdoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships; finished third in the 1500m at the Texas State Invitational with a time of 3:53.85; took 20th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 1500m with a time of 4:04.29; PR in the 1500m is 3:53.85 and is 4:11.97 in the mile.
2013: As a freshman, finished fourth in the one-mile run at the Gene Edmonds Cup with a time of 4:18.51; took seventhat the Purdue/Indiana Dual with a time of 4:25.49 in the one-mile run; finished 12th at the Gene Edmonds Cup with a time of 2:08.90.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and three in track; cross country team won conference all four years he was on the team; earned all-conference honors in track and cross country over final three prep seasons; won the Blackford invitational as a junior and senior and the West Noble Invite in his final season; finished eighth at the state meet in the mile as a senior; earned the Prep of the Year Award in his career.
Personal: Kevin Lynn Handshoe was born on March 8, 1993, in Fort. Wayne, Ind.; is the son of Gary and Karen Handshoe; has one brother, Kris, and one sister, Elisha; Elisha plays softball at Western Michigan University; Kevin enjoys drawing, running, and having fun; majoring in Movement and Sports Science.
|Lifetime||1:57.52 (1/11/14)||2:27.91 (2/8/14)||3:53.85 (4/5/14)||4:11.97 (2/15/14)|
|Indoor||1:57.52 (1/11/14)||2:27.91 (2/8/14)||--||4:11.97 (2/15/14)|
|Outdoor||1:59.31 (4/20/13)||--||3:53.85 (4/5/14)||4:18.07 (4/19/14)|