The sophomore ranks second in the Big Ten this year
The Boilermakers had nine top-10 marks in program history Friday
Purdue throwers litter the field at the U.S. Track Championships
The Boilermakers had big performances at three different meets
The Boilermakers moved up the national lists Friday
- Finished third in the 5,000m run at the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships with a time of 13:59.92.
- Finished first in the 5,000m run and second in the 10,000m run at the Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
- Finished first in the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round in the 10,000m run to qualify for the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
- Ran a career best time of 3:54.53 in the 1,500m run at the Rankin/Poehlein Invitational, where he finished first.
- Ran a career best time of 4:14.59 in the 1,600m run at the Meyo Invitational.
- Ran a career best time of 28:54.77 in the 10,000m run at the St. SAC Relays, where he finished first.
2014: Broke 5k program record at the Iowa State Classic with a time of 13:56.41; recorded a 10,000-meter PR time 29:09.57 at the Stanford Invitational where he finished 33rd; finished third in the Big Ten Championships in the 8,000-meter with a time of 23:39.8; also finished third at the NCAA Great Lakes Region Cross Country Championships 10,000-meter with a time of 30:17.0; ran a 5,000-meter time of 14:01.33 to win the Drake relays; in the Anteater Four-Way Meet, placed first with a time of 8:29.26 in the 3,000-meter run; placed fourth in the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 13:53.12; also received eighth place in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 8:03.70.
2013: Named All-Academic; member of the USA Junior National Cross Country Team; finished third at the USA Cross Country Junior National Championships with a time of 24:51.9 to be selected to the Junior National team; won the 10,000-meter US Junior National Championship with a time of 31:14.31; won the Pan-American Junior Championships with a time of 31:14.31; placed seventh in the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 14:22.48; also placed sixth in the 10,000-meter run, clocking 29:37.89; recorded a PR of 4:00.55 at the Sea Ray Relays in the 1500-meter run; placed 11th in the 3,000-meter run at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 8:07.06 and eighth in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 14:18.95; finished eighth at the SPIRE NCAAA Invitational in the 3000-meter run with a time of 8:10.58.
2012: Big Ten Freshman of the Year; second team all-conference honors; finished eighth at Big Ten Cross Country Championships with a time of 24:03.7; also placed eighth at the Great Lakes Regional Meet clocking 30:57.0; qualified for NCAA Championships, the first to do so since 2009; finished 103rd at the NCAA Championships with the sixth fastest NCAA Championships time in Purdue history.
High School: Four year letterwinner in track and cross country; First Team All-Conference all four years in cross country; Second Team All-Conference in the 1600m and 3200m as a freshman; won the Class C State Championship in cross country his sophomore, junior, and senior years; First Team All-Conference in the 1600m and 3200m for track his final three high school seasons; Mountain Valley Conference 1600m and 3200m Champion as a sophomore; First Team All-State in cross country as a junior; Maine Festival of Champions Champion in cross country as a junior; Class C State Champion in the 1600m and 3200m for track as a junior and senior; named the Gatorade Runner of the Year as a junior and senior; named a Foot Locker Third Team All-American as a senior; set the state meet record in the 1600m with a time of 4:16 and the 3200m record with a time of 9:16; New England Champion in the 3200m as a senior; was the class Validictorian.
Personal: Matthew Caleb McClintock was born Jan. 6, 1994 to parents Michael and Lisa McClintock; has one brother, Shawn, and two sisters, Stacie and Allie; plans to major in movement and sports sciences; wants to become a professional runner after graduation; enjoys running and playing guitar.
|Lifetime||3:54.53 (5/2/15)||8:03.70 (3/1/14)||13:53.12 (3/1/14)||28:54.77 (4/18/15)|
|Indoor||--||8:03.70 (3/1/14)||13:53.12 (3/1/14)||--|
|Outdoor||3:54.53 (5/2/15)||8:29.26 (3/15/14)||14:01.33 (4/26/14)||28:54.77 (4/18/15)|