Purdue advanced at least one runner to the finals in every women's running event.
2015: Won a bronze medal with the women's 4x400m relay at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships, as the team of Aarin Jones, Earnheart, Symone Black and Brionna Thomas ran a time of 3:34.31, which is the second-fastest time in program history ... advanced to the finals at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the 600m dash with a prelim time of 1:30.75, the fifth-fastest time in program history ... finished ninth in the 600m at Big Ten indoors ... was the alternate for the women's 4x400m relay team that finished fourth in the country at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... ran a 400m PR time of 54.66 seconds at the Rankin/Poehlein Invite where she finished third ... finished second in the 600m at the Fred Wilt Invite with a time of 1:35.01.
2014: Competed in three indoor meets and eight outdoor meets, including the Big Ten Outdoor Championships; had first-place finishes in the Gladstein Invitational and the Mastodon Opener in the 4x400m with teammates from Ciana Tabb, Taylor Dunlap and Aarin Jones; took second at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 4x400m with a time of 3:34.81; PR in the 200m is recorded at 25.43.
High School:Four-year varsity track letterwinner; won district 400m dash on varsity track during freshman year; volleyball varsity letterwinner sophomore year; won state for volleyball sophomore year;secondteam All-District for volleyball junior year; Academic All-Conference junior year for volleyball; won state for volleyball junior year; track state champions senior year; specializes in the 100m, 200m, and 400m dashes; personal bests of 24.5 seconds and 54.8 seconds in the 200m and 400m, respectively; secondin the nation in the 4x400m for the North Texas Cheetahs; member of DeSoto High School's track and field program which is nationally renowned for its sprints and relays; member of the 4x100m and 4x200m teams that placed second and seventh at the 2012 Texas State Championships.
Personal: Makayla Lea Earnheart was born Aug. 2, 1994, in Mesquite, Texas; daughter of Bobby Wilburn and Kristi Earnheart; undecided major; has a younger brother, Tre'Vaughn Wilburn, younger sister, Hailey Earnheart, and two older sisters, Miranda Wilburn and Ryan Biggins; enjoys hanging out with the team, going shopping and going to the nail shop.